This page helps you to know about the word classes and their meanings.
Parts of speech are word classes that divide the words into 09 categories according to their functions in a sentence. This helps you to learn about the word structure of a sentence.
The parts of speech are divided into two-word classes. They are
- Open word classes
- Closed word classes
Open word classes
Closed word classes
Now, let’s learn about the classification of parts of speech to know about the word structure of a sentence.
Classification of parts of speech
Example: Helen Killer, mother, Canada, teacher, school, Chan & co.
Example: I, we, you, they, he, she, it, somebody, and many.
Verbs are the words that indicate the action that the subject is doing.
The verb is the main element of a sentence or phrase, which tells what has taken place. Most of the time, verbs come after the noun or pronoun.
Example: write, believe, think, do, see, and imagine.
Example: beautiful, delicious, fat, thin, bored, and surprised.
Adverbs are the words used to describe or modify the verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs in a clause. It is used to talk about when, where, and how an action happened. It represents the quality and degree of the action.
Example: fastly, extremely, better, easier, sweetly, and hardly.
A Preposition is a word or group of words used especially before a noun or pronoun or verb to show place, position, time, method, etc.
Example: before, after, inside, outside, on, in, and between.
Example: and, but, or, whether, for, yet, so and whereas.
Example: Alas! wow! hurray! ouch! and ah!
“A, An, and The” are the articles that refer to the name of a person, place, thing, idea, or belief.
Example: a book, an apple, an hour, the park, and the dog.