In this post we are going to learn very interesting and very important Parts of speech these are very helpful for English learn.
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 are for general ( not specific! ) people, places and things.
- I really like to read younger authors!
- Well, bananas are pretty good for you!
- You always enjoyed learning new languages.
Proper nouns are for specific people, place and things ( We use a capital letter for these nouns! ).
- New Delhi is a capital of India.
- My dad said Mumbai is a very big city.
- The Pacific Ocean is huge!
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.
- 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.
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.
- I thought I would never win the lottery!
- She is study now.
- sorry! I forgot your gift.
- She is eating her favorite dish.
Adverb is describes a verb (often end in-ly!)
Quietly, slowly, funnily, quickly, sleepily, steadily.
- 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.
Describes a noun.
Thick, tall, red, big, beautiful, quiet, shiny, fat.
- I must say you are a very tall guy!
- She is wearing red dress.
- She is looking very beautiful.
Define the noun.
A, the and an
- 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)
Used to link ideas and parts of speech.
Because, and, so, although, therefore, furthermore
- 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.
Give information for place, time etc.
Over, inside, during, before, on top, offer, between, above
- 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.
Expressing emotions. Describe surprise or a feeling.
Ouch!, Woohoo!, Yew!, Eck!
- “Ouch! dammit,” she muttered.
- English went even better than expected, so woohoo! for that.
- Ouch! what did you kick me for?