8 Parts of Speech 04 Jul, 2020 0 Comments 0 Parts of speech study guide noun Name of person, place, thing, idea, or quality/thing. Example: CHESTER, the DOG waged his tail. adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun. Adjectives answer: 1. What kind 2. Which one 3. How much 4. How many Example: The FUNNY clown made all the kids laugh. adverb modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs answer: 1.how 2.where 3. When 4. Why 5. What: degree/extent Example: He foolishly slipped, and fell. pronoun is used in place of one or more nouns or pronouns. Words like he, she, they, we. preposition shows the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to some other word in a sentence. Example: He is running TO the beach. interjection expresses emotion and has no grammatical relation to the rest of the sentence. Example: OH NO! I'm stuck. verb expresses an action or a state of being. Example: The dog RAN. conjunction joins words or groups of words https://youtu.be/0l69KEx7GQo 8 Parts of Speech Test 1. [For] a few weeks, Ottawa residents enjoy the brilliant fall colors of Gatineau Park. a) verb b) noun c) pronoun d) adjective e) adverb f) preposition g) conjunction h) interjection 2. Which part of speech names a person, place, or thing? a) preposition b) adjective c) noun d) verb 3. Which part of speech replaces a noun? a) pronoun b) conjunction c) adverb d) preposition 4. Which part of speech describes a noun or a pronoun? a) adjective b) conjunction c) adverb d) verb 5. Which part of speech modifies a verb, adjective, or adverb? a) verb b) adverb c) preposition d) noun 6. Which part of speech joins words or parts of a sentence together? a) pronoun b) verb c) conjunction d) preposition 7. Which part of speech shows emotion? a) interjection b) conjunction c) adjective 8. The red, yellow and deep [orange] of autumn leaves create a dazzling display. a) verb b) noun c) pronoun d) adjective e) adverb f) preposition 9. Define: Verb An action A word that gives more detail about nouns A person, place, thing, or idea A word that gives more details about verbs 10. Hiking and walking are [excellent] ways to discover the Park’s 165 kilometres of trails. a) verb b) noun c) pronoun d) adjective e) adverb f) preposition 11. Define: Noun An action A person, place, thing, or idea A word that gives more detail about nouns A word that gives more details about verbs 12. Define: Adverb A word that modifies another adverb, adjective, or verb A word that gives more detail about nouns A person, place, thing, or idea An action 13. Define: Adjective An action A person, place, thing, or idea A word that gives more detail about nouns A word that gives more details about verbs 14. Amanda ate a slice of cheesecake. Which word is the noun? Amanda and Cheesecake Cheesecake Amanda Ate 15. [Follow] the Luskville Falls Trail, and climb 290 metres up the rocky slope of the Eardley Escarpment. a) verb b) noun c) pronoun d) adjective 16. The children amused [themselves] by rolling in the pile of raked leaves. a) verb b) noun c) pronoun d) conjunction e) adverb 17. Elizabeth climbed the tree really fast. Which word is the verb? Climbed Fast Really Elizabeth 18. Jill jumped on top of her bed with joy! How many prepositions are in this sentence? 1 3 5 10 19. Name the part of speech of the red word in the sentence.Amelia teaches third grade. noun adjective adverb verb 20. Name the part of speech of the red word in the sentence.The old tired musician sang loudly tonight. noun verb adjective adverb 21. Rock climbing can be slow and arduous, but once you reach the top, it is [simply] exhilarating. a) verb b) noun c) pronoun d) adjective e) adverb f) preposition g) conjunction h) interjection 22. Many athletes cycle in Gatineau Park [not only] for the aerobic workout [but also] for the hill training. a) verb b) noun c) pronoun d) adjective e) adverb f) preposition g) conjunction h) interjection Please fill in the comment box below. Parts of Speech: Words and Basic Phrases Read the sentence. The treasure covered in dust and webs waited beneath the stairs, safely hidden under the mildewing books and tattered old newspapers. How many adverbial phrases are included in the sentence? three Read the sentence. The famous physicist who discovered the element received much acclaim and many prestigious awards. The underlined phrase is a(n) phrase Verb Read the sentence. We voted on the numerous antique cars. Which revision of the sentence has added an adverbial phrase? We voted. Read the sentence. The exquisite old painting hanging slightly crooked over the mantelpiece commanded our attention. Which part of the sentence is a prepositional phrase? over the mantelpiece Read the sentence. To complete their trip, the honeymooners decided that they should pay a visit to the vineyard and its lovely grounds What is the best way to revise the sentence to include a prepositional phrase? The honeymooners visited the vineyard. Choose the correct preposition to complete the sentence. To facilitate a quick getaway, the cunning thief parked the car perpendicular the building. to Which version of the sentence uses the preposition to show location? The unexpected blackout occurred near the masquerade ball. Which word is an example of a demonstrative adjective? that How do prepositions function in a sentence? Check all that apply. They show location. They show direction. They show time. Which sentence uses a prepositional phrase? Some editorials exposing government corruption were leaked to the public. Read the sentence. The skyscraper that was built last year has the most extraordinary architecture. The underlined subject of this sentence is a noun phrase. Read the sentence from Alexander's paper. When asked if she was loyal enough to become a secret agent, Keysha answered in the affirmative. In which revised sentence did Alexander change the underlined word to use it as an noun? As an affirmation of her loyalty, Keysha agreed to become a secret agent. Read the sentence. With the pounding rain and blowing wind, driving to the game was an exciting adventure. Which word in the sentence is a gerund? driving Read the sentence. First, the lonely horse moved quite slowly toward the new herd, but eventually was really overjoyed to join them. Which words in the sentence are adverbs? Check all that apply. quite slowly eventually really Time is Up! Essays Collector Team All content on this page is verified and owned by Essayscollector Team. All comments and user reviews are moderated by Essayscollector Team. In the case of any content-related problem, you can reach us through the report button.