In English the main parts of speech are noun, pronoun, adjective, determiner, verb, adverb, preposition, conjunction, and interjection.
A noun is a word that refers to a thing (book), a person (Bev Test, an animal (cat), a place (Orlando), a quality (softness), an idea (justice), or an action (yodeling).
Types Of Nouns
- Common noun.
- Proper noun.
- Concrete noun.
- Abstract noun.
- Collective nouns.
- Count and mass nouns.
a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence, such as hear, become, happen.
Examples of Action Verbs in Sentences
- Andrew is throwing the football.
- She accepted the job offer.
- He thought about his stupid mistake in the test.
- Tom visited his cousin for a while and then went home.
- The dog ran across the yard.
- She left in a hurry.
- She yelled when she hit her toe.
- The cat sat by the door.
Adjectives are words that describe the qualities or states of being of nouns: enormous, doglike, silly, yellow, fun, fast.
Examples of Adjective
: a word used to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb and often used to show degree, manner, place, or time
- She swims well.
- He ran quickly.
- She spoke softly.
- John coughed loudly to attract her attention.
- He plays the flute beautifully. ( after the direct object)
- He ate the cheese cake greedily. ( after the direct object)
Some examples of adverbs of manner include: