Parts of Speech

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Parts of Speech
2015-01-24 21:02:08
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  1. Proper Noun
    A proper noun is the special or particular name of a person, place, or thing. (Examples: Hannah, Toronto, Tuesday, September, Lego)
  2. Nominative Pronouns
    • I
    • you
    • he/she/it
    • we
    • you
    • they
  3. Reflexive Pronouns
    • myself
    • yourself
    • himself/herself/itself
    • ourselves
    • yourselves
    • themselves
  4. Interrogative Pronouns
    • who
    • whom
    • whose
    • which
    • what
  5. Demonstrative Pronouns
    • this
    • that
    • these
    • those
  6. Indefinite Pronouns
    all, another, any, anybody, anyone, anything, both, each, either, everybody, everyone, everything, few, many, more, most, neither, nobody, none, one, other, several, some, somebody, someone, such
  7. Gerund
    A gerund is a present participle verb from used as a noun. Example: I enjoy playing basketball.
  8. Appositive
    An appositive is a noun (or pronoun) directly beside another noun that explains or identifies it.  Examples: My friend, Alice...; My husband, Chris...
  9. Preposition
    A preposition is a word that shows the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word in the sentence. Common prepositions: aboard, about, above, across, after, against, along, among, around, at, before, behind, below, beneath, beside, between, beyond, by, down, during, except, for, from, in, inside, into, like, near, of, off, on, over, past, since, through, throughout, to, toward, under, underneath, until, up, upon, with, within, without