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The 9 Big Parts of Speech

In this post we are going to learn very interesting and very important Parts of speech these are very helpful for English learn.

  • Noun
  • Pronoun
  • Verb
  • Adverb
  • Adjective
  • Article
  • Conjunction
  • Preposition
  • Interjection

Nouns and Pronouns

Nouns and Pronouns are used to give a subject to our speaking. They are amongst the most common words in English.

(1) Noun Identification:

A noun is a word that refers to a thing (book), a person (Avantika), an animal (puppy), a place (Delhi), a quality (beautiful), an idea (justice), or an action (Write). It’s usually a single word, but not always: cake, shoes, school bus, and time and a half are all nouns.

Common Nouns VS Proper Nouns

Common nouns

Common nouns are for general ( not specific! ) people, places and things.

Sentence Examples:

  1. I really like to read younger authors!
  2. Well, bananas are pretty good for you!
  3. You always enjoyed learning new languages.

Proper nouns

Proper nouns are for specific people, place and things ( We use a capital letter for these nouns! ).

Sentence Examples:

  • New Delhi is a capital of India.
  • My dad said Mumbai is a very big city.
  • The Pacific Ocean is huge!

(2) Pronouns:

Replaces a noun. Pronouns are used instead of nouns and have a variety of uses within speech.


He, she, it, they, you, I, we, me, her, him, them.

Sentence Examples:

  • He is going to participate in football match.
  • Where do you want to go?
  • Actually that book is mine I think.

Verbs and Adverbs

Verbs and Adverbs are also very common parts of speech.

(3) Verbs:

Verbs an action or doing word (also tell when it happened!).


Bear, forecast, forget, come, fall, Catch, sing, jump, ate, laugh, do, see, though, cooked, study.

Sentence Examples:

  • I thought I would never win the lottery!
  • She is study now.
  • sorry! I forgot your gift.
  • She is eating her favorite dish.

(4) Adverbs:

Adverb is describes a verb (often end in-ly!)


Quietly, slowly, funnily, quickly, sleepily, steadily.

Sentence Examples:

  • She slowly crept back into bed.
  • He quickly change the topic.
  • “Don’t go,” he muttered sleepily.
  • I quickly accessed my options.

Adjectives and Articles

Adjectives and Articles commonly appear next to each other.

(5) Adjectives:

Describes a noun.


Thick, tall, red, big, beautiful, quiet, shiny, fat.

Sentence Examples:

  • I must say you are a very tall guy!
  • She is wearing red dress.
  • She is looking very beautiful.

(6) Articles:

Define the noun.


A, the and an

Sentence Examples:

  • A big pool would be awesome.
  • (not specific thing)
  • An apple is very delicious.
  • ( not specific thing (with vowel))
  • The noisy dog is rally loud.
  • (specific thing)

(7) Conjunctions:

Used to link ideas and parts of speech.


Because, and, so, although, therefore, furthermore

Sentence Examples:

  • I don’t want lunch because I’m not hungry.
  • There’s a sale in town so I’ll go shopping later.
  • Although it’s raining I’ll still go for a run.
  • You work two jobs therefore you’re busy.

(8) Prepositions:

Give information for place, time etc.


Over, inside, during, before, on top, offer, between, above

Sentence Examples:

  • I’m pretty sure the key is inside my back pocket.
  • How about we meet after dinner.
  • He must have changed clothes during the night.
  • My offer is still open.

(9) Interjections:

Expressing emotions. Describe surprise or a feeling.


Ouch!, Woohoo!, Yew!, Eck!

Sentence Examples:

  • Ouch! dammit,” she muttered.
  • English went even better than expected, so woohoo! for that.
  • Ouch! what did you kick me for?

Thank you so much!!