Parts of speech

Parts of speech





Parts of speech is the classes of word it is also known the eight main categories of parts of speech it is divided into sub-classes, it is help full to understand structure of the sentence and make them meaningful.

Below are the eight Parts of speech


Describe the things, place, person etc

England,Julian,Building, Car,Dog, Elephant.etc.


Pronoun utilize instead of Noun, and avoid repetition of noun in the sentence.

He, she, I,Me, We Us, Them,

types of Pronoun are:

a) personal pronoun

b) Demonstrative Pronoun

c) Distributive Pronoun

e) Interrogative Pronoun

f) Relative Pronoun

g) Indefinite Pronoun

h) Reflexive Pronoun

i) Reciprocal Pronoun

3) Adjective:

Types of Adjective are:

a) Descriptive Adjectives

b) Adjective of Number.

c) Demonstrative Adjective.

e) Possessive Adjective.

f) Interrogative Adjective.

g) proper Adjective.

4) Adverb:

Adverb is a word that modify a verb,  adjective Adverbs typically express manner, place, time, frequency, degree, level of certainty, such as




how much

how often

5) Verb:

Verb is a word that define an action in syntax or in sentence, without Verb sentence cannot be completed.

a) Principle or Main Verb:

  • Transitive Verb.
  • Intransitive Verb.

b) Auxiliary Verb (Helping verb)

  • Primary Auxiliary.
  • Modal Auxiliary.

c) Finite Verb:

d) Non-finite Verb:

  • Infinite
  • Gerund
  • Participle

6) Preposition:

Preposition is a word used to link nouns, pronouns, or phrases to other words within a sentence,types of preposition are as:

a) Simple preposition.

b) Compound preposition.

c) Double Preposition.

d) Participle Preposition.

e) Phrase Preposition.

7) Interjections:

Interjection is expresses human feeling, emotions,etc


a) Interjections for Greeting – these include: Hello! , Hey! …

b) Interjections for Joy – these include: Hurrah! , Hurray! …

c) Interjections for Approval – these include: Bravo! …

d) Interjections for Surprise – these include: Ha! …

e) Interjections for Grief/Pain – these include: Alas!

8) Conjunction:

a) Coordinating  Conjunction. For, and,nor, but,

b) Subordination Conjunction.After, Although, as

c) Correlative Conjunction.Either, or, Neither..Nor