The Parts of Speech

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The Parts of Speech are:

The Noun

The Pronoun

The Adjective

The Verb

The Adverb

The Preposition

The Conjunction

The Interjection

The Noun

A noun is a word used to name a person, a place, a thing, or an idea.

PERSONS: giant, teacher, baby sitter

PLACES: Italy, Burj Al Arab, school

THINGS: key, frog, Voyager 2, desk

IDEAS: knowledge, success, love

The Pronoun

A pronoun is a word used in a place of one or more nouns or pronouns.


*Emily Dickinson took few trips; Dickinson spent most of Dickinson's time at Amherst.

** Emily Dickinson took few trips; she spent most of her time at Amherst.

Types of Pronouns

Personal Pronouns

Reflexive Pronouns

Demonstrative Pronouns

Interrogative Pronouns

Relative Pronouns

Indefinite Pronouns

I, mine, us, you, him, them, theirs.

Myself, itself, themselves, herself

This, these, that, those

What, which, who, whom, whose

That, which, who, whom, what, whose

All, each, both, each, few, none, several, some, nobody, neither