Parts of SpeechEdit
Grammar has many parts of speech, including nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections.
Nouns are words that identify a person, place, thing, or idea. Types of nouns include:
Singular nouns are nouns that name one person, place, or thing.
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Plural nouns are nouns that name two or more items. They are simply singular nouns multiplied.
Common nouns can name any person, place, or thing. All the singular nouns listed above are common nouns because the first letter is lowercased.
A proper noun is a noun naming a specific item. They are always capitalized.
Verbs are words that tell what a noun does or is. The types of verbs include:
Action verbs show things something does. Please note that main verbs are action verbs that have helping verbs.
Linking verbs link a verb to an adjective or noun in the predicate. For example, in the sentence "Playing chess is hard," the linking verb is is and it connects "playing" to "hard."
A helping verb "helps" a verb. A helping verb completes a verb phrase, which is a main verb and a helping verb together.
An adjective describes a noun. Adjective help you paint a clear picture in your mind. Examples include:
Adverbs can describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.
A period ends a sentence.