Parts of Speech: Grammar
English words are divided into eight different parts of speech according to their function in a sentence. The parts of speech are (the envelope, please): adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, interjections, nouns, pronouns, prepositions, and verbs. Here, you learn how to recognize parts of speech so you have a standard way to describe how words work together to create meaning.
Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Grammar and Style 2003 by Laurie E. Rozakis, Ph.D.. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.