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Adjectives

Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence.


Examples: The tall professor

: The unhappiest, richest man

Adverbs

Adverbs are words that modify


Examples: That student went a lot faster

: He was the least confident

Conjunctions

A conjunction is a joiner, a word that connects (conjoins) parts of a sentence.


Examples: My friend is out of town, they're in Florida.

: My dad has to rush the family into they're room.

Interjections

An interjection is a short word or phrase that shows emotion. I often stands alone, unconnected to a sentence.

Examples: Hi! What's new?

: Hey! Look at that!

Noun

Nouns are words that name a person, place, thing, or idea.


Examples: Mary, Steve, Bob

Prepositions

A preposition describes a relationship between other words in a sentence.


Examples: Under, next to, behind, in front of

Pronouns

Pronouns take the place of a noun.


Examples: Father asked Paul why he hadn't washed the dog

: Jill and Jenna ate fifty cookies while they watched the movie

Verb

Verbs can carry the idea of being or action in the sentence.


Examples: I am a student

The students passed all their courses