[Vocabulary] Part of Speech

Hello everybody 😀, I am very glad to see you all here. First of all before I share about Part of Speech as vocabulary material, I want to say sorry fot being inactive for few days because of personal problems that make me unable to share something.

All right, for today’s topic, I want to talk about Part of Speech. What is it? It is words which is usually used in the English sentences. It is classified into several categories which are nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, pronouns, and articles.

1. Nouns 

Noun is a part of speech which label things or set of things. Nouns can be concrete or abstract.

Example: table, bed, ideas, information, happiness, arrival, etc.

Concrete nouns are nouns which can be seen and touched

Example: door, broom, brush, apple, chair, fan, computer, etc.

In contrast to concrete noun, abstract nouns are nouns which consist of ideas, concept or knowledge.

Example: information, facts, etc

2. Verbs

Verbs are words which tell about action or an act of doing something.

Example: read, speak, walk, run, drive, cut, etc.

Verbs are classified into eight categories which are action verbs, transitive verbs, intransitive verbs, auxilliary verbs, stative verbs, modal verbs, phrasal verbs, and irregular verbs.

Those categories of verb will be discussed in the upcoming posts and it has relation with grammar and vocabulary.

3. Adjectives

Adjectives are words which describe the condition and characteristics of noun. It usually modifies nound. It also provides some information about noun itself.

Example: beautiful, friendly, gentle, lucky, fair, responsible, etc.

4 Adverbs

Adverbs are words which modifies noun,  adjective, and adverb. It is often found with the end of –ly in the words.

Example: extremely, seriously, carelessly, deeply, gently, etc.

5. Prepositions

Prepositions are simply understood as words which relates nouns with the other parts of speech such as prounouns and nouns.

Example: of, in, at, on, by, for, with, above, up, under, accross, etc.

There are two kinds of preposition which are known as time preposition and place preposition.

Time preposition indicates the time such as at 7.00AM, for 2 hours, before 15 minutes. 

Place preposition indicates the place of where things are put.

Example: on the table, under the tree, outside the house.

6. Pronouns

Pronouns are words which replace nouns.

Example: I, we, you, they, he, she, it, mine, etc.

Pronouns are classified into several categories which are personal pronouns, reflexive pronouns,  possessive pronouns, demonstrative pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, and interrogative pronouns.

Those categories will be explained in the upcoming posts.

7. Articles

Articles are words which indicate the type of reference which is made by noun.
Example: the, this, that, these, those.

There are two kinds of article which are definite and indefinite. Those categories will be explained in the upcoming posts.
I hope this post helps you all. Thank you for reading, and do not forget to leave your ideas through comments or likes 😀, thank you very much readers!

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