Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Learn Grammer - Parts of Speech

Noun - A noun is chasing a noun in the picture.
A noun is a naming word, which names a person, place, things, animals, action etc.
A dog is chasing a cat in the picture.
In the example above the nouns are dog and cat.
Adjective - Oh she is an adjective noun.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun. Oh she is a beautiful woman.
Examples: big, yellow, amazing, beautiful.
Verb - She is verbing - She is talking. A verb is a word which describes an action.
Ex: walk, talk, thinking, like, want.
Adverb - John is verbing adverbly - He is walking slowly. An adverb describes a verb. The word slowly describes how John is walking.
Pronoun - John came to the library, John sat down and John read a book. Why use John so many times, instead use a Pronoun. John came to the library, he sat down and he read a book.
Ex: I, you, he, she, it, we, they.
Conjunction - Mary came into the house. She took her books. There are two sentences, now by using a conjunction you can make it one sentence - Mary came into the house and took her books. Ex: but, so, and, because, or.
Preposition - A preposition usually comes before a noun, pronoun or noun phrase. It joins the noun to some other part of the sentence. Ex: on, in, by, with, under, through, at.
Interjection - Alas! he's alive. Ah aha, sorry its - Alas! he's dead. Interjections are words which express emotion or surprise, and they are followed by exclamation marks.
Ex: Ouch! Hello! Oh no! Ha!