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By recognizing and distinguishing the English word types, learning English grammar will be much easier. You will build a foundation that will make understanding the explanations in English grammar much easier.
Learn how to identify the nine English parts of speech, such as nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and more, and what their purpose and function is in an English sentence.
Part of speech
Designates person, place, thing, event or concept
apple, dog, car
Substitutes noun or other part of speech for efficient speech
He, I, We
Describes a noun or pronoun in more detail
beautiful, scary, nice
Describes a verb, adjective, or other adverb more closely
daily, annually, extremely
Expresses place, time, direction, relationship of another part of speech
up, down, after
A conjunction is a word that connects words, sentences, or parts of sentences.
Express emotions, moods, or sensations.
Ahh!, Whoa!, Oops!
Accompanies nouns and determines accuracy.
a, an, the
Noun: Denotes persons or things.
Malta is a beautiful destination.
Activity Word: Expresses an action or state.
I travel to Malta.
Property word: Describes the noun in more detail.
The trip to Malta was beautiful.
Proverb: Stands in place of a noun
He is travelling to Malta.
Circumstance word: Describes a verb, an adjective, or another He immediately decided to travel to Malta.
Connecting word: Connects words or groups of words together
He travelled to Malta and liked it there.
Proportion word: Expresses in which relation persons or objects are located.
She is on a flight to Malta.
Exclamation: Expresses a sentiment or request.
Look, he is learning English.
Mine, Yours, His, Hers, My, Your
Denotes and identifies a noun
This, These, That, Those
Refers to a specific person
I, You, He, She, we ...
Refers to the subject of the sentence
Myself, Yourself, Herself, Himself, Itself, Ourself, Yourself, Themselves