Parts of Speech

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Parts of Speech by Mind Map: Parts of Speech

1. Noun

1.1. a word used to identify people, places, or things

1.2. Proper and common

1.3. Proper nouns: Georgia College, New York, Sally; Common nouns: dog, tree, pool, school

2. Pronoun

2.1. a word that can function by itself as a noun phrase and refer or replace a noun

2.2. Examples: he, she, it, they, we

3. Verb

3.1. a word used to describe an action, state, or occurrence, and forming the main part of the predicate of a sentence

3.2. action, linking, and helping

3.3. Examples: action- eat, sleep, catch; linking- be, taste, smell; helping- has, were,is

4. Adjective

4.1. a word or phrase describing a noun

4.2. Examples: small, loud, blue, many

5. Adverb

5.1. a word or phrase that modifies or qualifies an adjective, verb, or other adverb

5.2. usually end in -ly

5.3. Examples: quickly, lightly, really

6. Conjunction

6.1. a word used to connect clauses or sentences

6.2. Examples: and, but, if, or