Parts of Speech

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1. pronoun a word that takes the place of noun, a group of words acting like a noun, or another pronoun
2. verb a word that expresses action or a state of being; tells what a noun does or helps to tell what or how it is
3. adjective a word that modifies the meaning of a noun or pronoun
4. adverb a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb by making its meaning more specific; it can answer the questions when, where, how, how much, or to what extent or degree
5. preposition a word that shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to some other word in a sentence
6. noun a word that names people, places, things, or ideas
7. conjunction a word or a group of words that joins single words or sentence parts together
8. interjection a word or a group or words that expresses emotion or exclamation; has no grammatical connection to the other words
9. clause a group of related words that contain both a subject and a verb
10. prepositional phrases made up of a preposition and its object and any modifiers of that object