English/Parts of Speech

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General: Introduction - Grammar
Parts of speech: Nouns - Verbs - Adjectives - Adverbs - Pronouns - Conjunctions - Prepositions - Interjections
Parts of the sentence: Subjects - Predicates
Word functions: Subjects - Predicates - Direct Objects - Indirect Objects - Objects of the Preposition
Types of sentences: Simple Sentences - Complex Sentences
Types of Phrases: Adjective - Adverb - Noun
Types of Clauses: Adjective - Adverb - Noun
Other English topics: Gerunds - Idiomatic Phrases - Spelling - Vocabulary - Punctuation - Syntax - Appositives - Phonics - Pronunciation

Parts of speech are ways to categorize words. The category tells what the word does. A noun, for example, names a person, a place, a thing, or an idea. Here is a list of the parts of speech:

Another type of word that people often think of separately is the article, but it is really a special kind of adjective.

You may click on one of the parts of speech to learn about it, go back to English/Complex Sentences, or go on to the next page.

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