PARTS OF SPEECH - Oak Ridge High School

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PARTS OF
SPEECH
NOUNS
PERSON
PLACE
THING
IDEA
PRONOUNS
A WORD USED IN
PLACE OF A NOUN
I, YOU,SHE, HE, IT
WE, YOU, THEY
ACTION VERBS
 SHOWS ACTION
 LINKS SUBJECT TO
ANOTHER WORD IN THE
SENTENCE
LINKING VERBS
 LINKS SUBJECT TO NOUN OR AN
ADJECTIVE IN THE PREDICATE PART
OF THE SENTENCE
 IS, ARE, WAS ,WERE,AM, BEEN
 SMELL, LOOK, TASTE, REMAIN, FEEL,
APPEAR, SOUND, SEEM, BECOME,
GROW, STAND, TURN
ADJECTIVES
DESCRIBES A NOUN
OR PRONOUN
BEAUTIFUL sunset
ADVERBS
 DESCRIBES VERB,
ADJECTIVE,
ANOTHER ADVERB
 They tell us when,
where, how, in what
manner, or to what
extent an action is
performed.
SHINING BRIGHTLY
ADVERBIAL Phrases and
Clauses
 When an adverb consists of more than one
word.
 When an adverb consists of more than one
word, it is known as an adverbial phrase,
e.g., He ran like the wind.
 If this phrase contains its own verb, it's
called an adverbial clause, e.g., He ran like
his life depended on it.
PREPOSITIONS
RELATES A
NOUN OR
PRONOUN
TO ANOTHER
WORD IN
THE
SENTENCE
IN FRONT OF the kitten
WORD OR PHRASE USED TO
EXPRESS STRONG EMOTION
OR SURPRISE
YIKES!
CONJUNCTIONS
WATER
AND
ROCKS
 CONNECTS WORDS OR INDIVIDUAL
GROUPS OF WORDS
 AND, BUT, OR, NOR,FOR, SO, YET
 EITHER, OR, NEITHER, NOR,

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