Asked • 12/28/19

What are the 9 Parts of Speech?

Verbs and Verb Tenses

Action verbs, express what is happening (do, work). State verbs express a situation (be, have).

Nouns

Nouns represent people (teacher, Mary), places (town, Asia) and things (table, music).

Adjectives

An adjective is a word that tells us more about a noun (big, red, expensive).

Adverbs

Adverbs tell us more about verbs, adjectives or adverbs (loudly, really, extremely).

Determiners

Determiners are words like the, an, this that start a noun phrase.

Prepositions

A preposition expresses the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word (at, in, from).

Pronouns

Pronouns are small words like you, ours, some that can take the place of a noun.

Conjunctions

Conjunctions join two parts of a sentence (and, but, though).

Interjections

Short exclamations with no real grammatical value (ah, dear, er)



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