Saturday, December 24, 2016

Quiz for Lessons 86 - 90 - Parts of Speech - Review

The eight parts of speech are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.

Verbs show action or state of being.

Nouns are the names of persons, places or things.

Pronouns take the place of nouns.

Adjectives modify nouns or pronouns and tell which, whose, what kind, and how many.

Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs and tell how, when, where, and how much.

Prepositions must have an object and show a relationship between its object and some other word in the sentence.

Conjunctions join words, phrases, and clauses.

Interjections show feeling and are punctuated with either a comma or an exclamation point.

If you need further clarification on any of the parts of speech, see the Daily Grammar archives (http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.html). Remember that what part of speech a word is depends on how it is used in the sentence.

Instructions: Identify what part of speech each word is in the following sentences.

1. After she cleaned the room, Mrs. Johanson asked me if I would move the furniture and take out the trash.

2. Yes, we arrived safely in Canada, and we enjoyed the visit with the grandchildren although the weather was really cold and cloudy.

3. A good score comes from a great deal of careful work and effort.


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Answers:

1. After - conjunction, she - pronoun, cleaned - verb, the - adjective, room - noun, Mrs. Johanson - noun, asked - verb, me - pronoun, if - conjunction, I - pronoun, would - verb, move - verb, the - adjective, furniture - noun, and - conjunction, take - verb, out - adverb, the - adjective, trash - noun.

2. Yes - interjection, we - pronoun, arrived - verb, safely - adverb, in - preposition, Canada - noun, and - conjunction, we - pronoun, enjoyed - verb, the - adjective, visit - noun, with - preposition, the - adjective, grandchildren - noun, although - conjunction, the - adjective, weather - noun, was - verb, really - adverb, cold - adjective, and - conjunction, cloudy - adjective.

3. A - adjective, good - adjective, score - noun, comes - verb, from - preposition, a - adjective, great - adjective, deal - noun, of - preposition, careful - adjective, work - noun, and - conjunction, effort - noun.

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Friday, December 23, 2016

Lesson 90 - Parts of Speech - Review

The eight parts of speech are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.

Verbs show action or state of being.

Nouns are the names of persons, places or things.

Pronouns take the place of nouns.

Adjectives modify nouns or pronouns and tell which, whose, what kind, and how many.

Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs and tell how, when, where, and how much.

Prepositions must have an object and show a relationship between its object and some other word in the sentence.

Conjunctions join words, phrases, and clauses.

Interjections show feeling and are punctuated with either a comma or an exclamation point.

If you need further clarification on any of the parts of speech, see the Daily Grammar archives (http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.html). Remember that what part of speech a word is depends on how it is used in the sentence.

Instructions: In the following sentences tell the part of speech of each italicized word as used in the sentence.

1. Joe has been here since yesterday.

2. I will do what I can since you want it.

3. I looked behind for any cars.

4. Will you stand behind me?

5. That is a fine horse you have.

6. The policeman gave me a fine.

7. I will fine you for your action.

8. I shall mine the gold.

9. The coal mine was no longer used.

10. That coat is mine.


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Answers:

1. since - preposition

2. since - conjunction

3. behind - adverb

4. behind - preposition

5. fine - adjective

6. fine - noun

7. fine - verb

8. mine - verb

9. mine - noun

10. mine - pronoun

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Thursday, December 22, 2016

Lesson 89 - Parts of Speech - Review

The eight parts of speech are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.

Verbs show action or state of being.

Nouns are the names of persons, places or things.

Pronouns take the place of nouns.

Adjectives modify nouns or pronouns and tell which, whose, what kind, and how many.

Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs and tell how, when, where, and how much.

Prepositions must have an object and show a relationship between its object and some other word in the sentence.

Conjunctions join words, phrases, and clauses.

Interjections show feeling and are punctuated with either a comma or an exclamation point.

If you need further clarification on any of the parts of speech, see the Daily Grammar archives (http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.html). Remember that what part of speech a word is depends on how it is used in the sentence.

Instructions: In the following sentences tell the part of speech of each italicized word as used in the sentence.

1. We need to learn about our past.

2. Your friend just went past.

3. The past event will be remembered forever.

4. The fall colors are outstanding this year.

5. The leaves fall all over the ground.

6. The branches broke his fall from the tree.

7. The spring is full of mud.

8. Spring into action before it is too late.

9. Don't come near me!

10. Do you think he is near?


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Answers:

1. past - noun

2. past - adverb

3. past - adjective

4. fall - adjective

5. fall - verb

6. fall - noun

7. spring - noun

8. spring - verb

9. near - preposition

10. near - adverb

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Lesson 88 - Parts of Speech - Review

The eight parts of speech are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.

Verbs show action or state of being.

Nouns are the names of persons, places or things.

Pronouns take the place of nouns.

Adjectives modify nouns or pronouns and tell which, whose, what kind, and how many.

Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs and tell how, when, where, and how much.

Prepositions must have an object and show a relationship between its object and some other word in the sentence.

Conjunctions join words, phrases, and clauses.

Interjections show feeling and are punctuated with either a comma or an exclamation point.

If you need further clarification on any of the parts of speech, see the Daily Grammar archives (http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.html). Remember that what part of speech a word is depends on how it is used in the sentence.

Instructions: Identify what part of speech each word is in the following sentences.

1. Both the big girl and a small boy were happy with the results.

2. If you do not like it, the boss will speak with you tonight on the phone.

3. Whew! This weather is very warm for this time of year.


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Answers:

1. Both - conjunction, the - adjective, big - adjective, girl - noun, and - conjunction, a - adjective, small - adjective, boy - noun, were - verb, happy - adjective, with - preposition, the - adjective, results - noun.

2. If - conjunction, you - pronoun, do - verb, not - adverb, like - verb, it - pronoun, the - adjective, boss - noun, will - verb, speak - verb, with - preposition, you - pronoun, tonight - adverb, on - preposition, the - adjective, phone - noun.

3. Whew - interjection, This - adjective, weather - noun, is - verb, very - adverb, warm - adjective, for - preposition, this - adjective, time - noun, of - preposition, year - noun.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Lesson 87 - Parts of Speech - Review

The eight parts of speech are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.

Verbs show action or state of being.

Nouns are the names of persons, places or things.

Pronouns take the place of nouns.

Adjectives modify nouns or pronouns and tell which, whose, what kind, and how many.

Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs and tell how, when, where, and how much.

Prepositions must have an object and show a relationship between its object and some other word in the sentence.

Conjunctions join words, phrases, and clauses.

Interjections show feeling and are punctuated with either a comma or an exclamation point.

If you need further clarification on any of the parts of speech, see the Daily Grammar archives (http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.html). Remember that what part of speech a word is depends on how it is used in the sentence.

Instructions: Identify what part of speech each word is in the following sentences.

1. Neither Ila nor I knew that the baby had arrived already.

2. Yes, you can go with us to Canada tomorrow.

3. We will be driving together, but Mom won't return at the same time as we do.


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Answers:


1. Neither - conjunction, Ila - noun, nor - conjunction, I - pronoun, knew - verb, that - conjunction, the - adjective, baby - noun, had - verb, arrived - verb, already - adverb.

2. Yes - interjection, you - pronoun, can - verb, go - verb, with - preposition, us - pronoun, to - preposition, Canada - noun, tomorrow - adverb.

3. We - pronoun, will - verb, be - verb, driving - verb, together - adverb, but - conjunction, Mom - noun, will - verb, not (n't) - adverb, return - verb, at - preposition, the - adjective, same - adjective, time - noun, as - conjunction, we - pronoun, do - verb.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Lesson 86 - Parts of Speech - Review

We are going to review the eight parts of speech in the next five lessons. The eight parts of speech are verbs, nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and interjections.

Verbs show action or state of being.

Nouns are the names of persons, places or things.

Pronouns take the place of nouns.

Adjectives modify nouns or pronouns and tell which, whose, what kind, and how many.

Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs and tell how, when, where, and how much.

Prepositions must have an object and show a relationship between its object and some other word in the sentence.

Conjunctions join words, phrases, and clauses.

Interjections show feeling and are punctuated with either a comma or an exclamation point.

If you need further clarification on any of the parts of speech, see the Daily Grammar archives (http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.html). Remember that what part of speech a word is depends on how it is used in the sentence.

Instructions:  Identify what part of speech each word is in the following sentences.

1. Wow! That must be a very hot fire.

2. He seemed sorry since he almost immediately apologized to us.

3. Mom wanted the answer, but we had had no reply from our daughter or son.


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Answers:

1. Wow - interjections, that - pronoun, must - verb, be - verb, a - adjective, very - adverb, hot - adjective, fire - noun.

2. He - pronoun, seemed - verb, sorry - adjective, since - conjunction, he - pronoun, almost - adverb, immediately - adverb, apologized - verb, to - preposition, us - pronoun.

3. Mom - noun, wanted - verb, the - adjective, answer - noun, but - conjunction, we - pronoun, had - verb, had - verb, no - adjective, reply - noun, from - preposition, our - adjective, daughter - noun, or - conjunction, son - noun.

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