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Parts of speech learning the 8 parts of speech

What will I learn from the lesson parts of speech?

This grammar lesson on parts of speech, you will learn what the 8 parts of speech are in the English language.

The first part of the lesson is a table that shows you the 8 parts with examples. The Last part of the lesson is another table where it shows more examples and some short sentences of how to use them in a sentence.  

You can also to click on a link to get a more detailed explanation of each of the 8 parts in the last table.

What are the 8 parts of speech?

The 8 parts of speech are:-

  Nouns    Adjectives    Pronouns      Interjections   
  Conjunctions       Prepositions       Adverbs    Verbs


Parts of speech

Below is a table that shows the 8 parts of speech where each one is described with examples.

The 8 parts of speech

Table 2 of the eight parts of speech.

If you need to find out a more in depth explanation of the part of speech, click on each separate speech part.

8 parts of speech function or what it does (job) Example words Example sentences
 Verb  action or state  (to) be, have, do, like, work,  sing, can, must  easypacelearning.com is a web site for learning  English. I like easypacelearning.com.
 Noun  are a thing or person  pen, dog, work, music, town,  London, teacher, John  This is my cat. He lives in my flat. We live in  Manchester.
 Adjective  describes a noun  a/an, the, 3, some, good, big,  red, well, interesting  I have three dogs. My dogs are small. I like smallg dogs.
 Adverb  describes a verb, adjective or   adverb  quickly, silently, well, badly, very, really  My cat eats quickly. When she is very hungry, she  eats really quickly.
 Pronoun  replaces a noun  I, you, he, she, some  Sarah is Englsh. She is beautiful English rose.
 Preposition  links a noun to another word       to, at, after, on, but  We went to shopping on Saturday.
 Conjunction   joins clauses or sentences or  words  and, but, when
  1. I like dogs and I like cats.
  2. I like cats and dogs.
  3. I like dogs but I don't like cats.
Interjection  short exclamation, sometimes inserted into a sentence  oh!, yeah, ouch!, hi!, well, wow,  Ouch! That hurts! Hi! How are you? Wow! am shocked..

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