Basic Skills

 

Parts of Speech (Review 3)

Review the parts of speech.

noun

a person, place, or thing

verb

action words, like

  • run
  • dance
  • swim

but also linking verbs, like

  • is
  • was
  • are

article

There are only three of them:

  • a
  • an
  • the

helping word

words that refine the meaning of the verb, such as:

  • I can study.
  • I have studied.
  • I must study.
  • I am going to study.

preposition

words that describe the relationship between two nouns, such as:

  • on
  • for
  • with

adjective

words that describe nouns

adverb

words that modify verbs. Many (but not all) of them end in -ly.

  • swiftly
  • bravely
  • Yesterday, I went to the store.

pronoun

substitute words such as:

  • he
  • she
  • it

Instructions for the Quiz

Identify the underlined word.

Quiz