PARTS OF SPEECH POWERPOINT :] Aliah Lazaro Cynthia Miranda Victor DiCarlo Josh Holdeman October 14, 2010 Period: 3
NOUNS A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea. PROPER NOUNS COMMON NOUNS School Teacher Store Amusement Park Shoe Game West Valley High School Ms.Bohac Wal*Mart Disneyland Vans Modern Warfare 2
ABSTRACT NOUNS CONCRETE NOUNS A noun that can be perceived by one or more of the senses Examples: Cloud Thunder Smoke Hair Nouns that you can’t see or touch, most are just feelings Examples: Happiness Regret Sadness Love
PRONOUNS A word that is used in place of one or more nouns and pronouns Personal Pronouns Refers to the one speaking (first person), the one spoken to (second person), or the one spoken about (third person) Example: She said that we could call them at home. Antecedents The word that a pronoun stands for or refers to is called the antecedent. Example: Why did Oscar give his camera to the film school? Oscar is the antecedent of his.
DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS INTERROGATIVE PRONOUNS It introduces a question. Who, whom, which, what, whose. Example: Who is your math teacher? Used to point out a specific person, place, thing, or idea. This, that, these, those. Example: That is my favorite song.
ADJECTIVES A word that is used to modify a noun or a pronoun. DEMONSTRATIVE ADJECTIVES ARTICLES A, an, and the. Example: A girl won the award. When they modify nouns or pronouns. Example: Did Janie draw this picture or that one?
PRONOUNS ADJECTIVES Adjectives describe a noun. The sun was super bright. A pronoun takes the place takes of one or more nouns or pronouns. She hits the ball.
VERBS A verb is a word that is used to express action or a state of being. HELPING VERBS Can, do, has, might, should, could, does, have, must, will, did, had, may, shall, would. Example: She had been holding her money.
ACTION VERBS NON-ACTION Linking Verbs: Be, being, am, is, shall be, will be, has been, have been, should be, would be, can be, could be Example: He will be there. Physical Action: Write, talk, hug, sit, go, etc. Mental Action: Remember, think, believe, understand, etc. Example: She will think about it.
ADVERBS An adverb modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb Where? We lived there. Please step up. I have your ticket over here. When? We are going tomorrow.
MODIFYING ADJECTIVES MODIFYING OTHER ADVERBS She was too late for the picture. There were slightly faster runners at the race.
PREPOSITIONS A preposition is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to another word. COMMONLY USED: Aboard, about, above, besides, between, etc. Example: She was going abroad the ship.
Examples of compound prepositions: According to As of Aside from In place of In spite of Next to On account of Out of
Coordinating: And But or Nor For Examples: Streets and sidewalks On land at or sea Correlative: both…and not only…but also either…or Examples: both Cynthia and Aliah are hard workers. We should decide whether to stay or to go. CONJUNCTIONSIs a word that joins words or word groups
Interjections Is a word that expresses emotion. An interjection has no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence. Examples: AH! AHA! BOY-OH-BOY! HEY! UH-OH!