Special Sub-Topic: Parts of Speech
|ALICE is a(n) _____.|
Noun. The word "Alice" is a noun.
I saw Alice playing in the school ground.
Noun: A word used for naming anything like a person, an object or an idea is called a noun.
|RUN is a(n) _____.|
Verb. The word "run" is a verb.
She has been running since morning.
Verb: A word that expresses an action is called a verb.
|SLOWLY is a(n) _____.|
Adverb. The word "slowly" is an adverb.
Tom is walking slowly because his left leg was injured yesterday in an accident.
Adverb: An adverb is a word that changes or describes a verb, an adjective or another adverb.
|HUNGRY is a(n) _____.|
Adjective. The word "hungry" is an adjective.
The old man was hungry but he couldn't find anything to eat for his dinner.
Adjective: Adjective is a word that qualifies a noun or a pronoun by describing it.
|THEY is a(n) _____.|
Pronoun. The word "they" is a pronoun.
Tom and Jerry were enemies of each other but they lived in the same house.
Pronoun: A word used as a substitute for a noun is called a pronoun.
|ON is a(n) ____.|
Preposition. The word "on" is a preposition.
The syllabus books are on the table.
Preposition: Preposition is a word placed before a noun or a pronoun to govern it and to link it with the verb used before it.
|BUT is a(n) _____.|
Conjunction. The word "but" is a conjunction.
He worked very hard on his project, but he didn't get a good grade from the teacher.
Conjunction: A word which connects two sentences is called a conjunction.
|HURRAH is a(n) _____.|
Interjection. The word "hurrah" is an interjection.
Hurrah! Our team has won the final cricket match.
Interjection: Interjection is a word that expresses strong or sudden emotion. It has an exclamation mark at its end.
|THE is a(n) _____.|
Article. The word "the" is an article.
Where is the dictionary?
Article: The adjectives a, an and the are called articles. Articles are of two types; Definite article (the) and indefinite article (a and an).
|How many of the English names for the nine different parts of speech start with a vowel?|
Four. There are nine parts of speech: noun, pronoun, verb, adverb, adjective, article, conjunction, preposition and interjection. Out of these nine, four start with vowels. These four parts of speech are adverb, adjective, article and interjection.
Did you find these entries particularly interesting, or do you have comments / corrections to make? Let the author know!
Send the author a thank you or
Submit a correction