Category: Parts of speech

Semi-auxiliary verbs

A semi auxiliary verb is termed as a multi-word construction on the basis of an auxiliary verb. Semi auxiliary verb has some of the same grammatical characteristics as an auxiliary verb. It is also known as a semi-modal or a...

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Verbs

Verb  – Introduction Verb is defined as a part of speech or a word class that defines an action performed or a state of being of the noun or pronoun of the sentence. Unlike other parts of speech, a verb is a necessary part of...

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Regular and Irregular Verbs

Regular and Irregular Verbs – Introduction Verb is defined as a part of speech or a word class that defines an action performed or a state of being of the noun or pronoun of the sentence. Unlike other parts of speech, a...

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Pronouns

Pronouns – Definition and Concept A Pronoun is a part of a speech that is used instead of a noun, to refer to that particular noun. Pronouns are primarily of three types (first, second and third person pronouns). For...

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Prepositions of Time

“Prepositions of Time” help in indicating a particular time period when something has happened. It helps in discussing a time period of any incident. It allows in discussing about dates (weekly/yearly/days) or about...

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Prepositions of Place

What is a preposition? Prepositions are words in English Grammar that are usually placed before or in front of a noun or pronoun. It helps to express a relationship between the noun or pronoun to other words present in the...

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Prepositions of Movement

Prepositions that are used for describing the movement to or from a place are called prepositions of movement and direction. The preposition word such as “to, into, and onto” act the same way as “in, at, and...

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Prepositions

Definition and Concept Prepositions are all those groups of words or parts of speech that define a relationship between other words in a sentence, especially nouns, phrases and noun phrases. The relationship can be either...

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Parts of Speech

What is language without grammar? What is grammar without parts of speech? Each word used in a sentence has a different meaning and function. And based on the purpose of each word in a sentence, English language has 8 parts of...

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Nouns

Nouns – Introduction Noun is a Part of Speech or word class that conveys the name of the person, place, animate or inanimate thing, tangible or intangible thing, collection, etc. Basically any word that is the name of...

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Interjections

INTERJECTIONS – DEFINITION AND CONCEPT We have all learned different parts of speech like nouns, verbs,  adjectives etc. These are the common ones of the lot. Interjections are relatively lesser known. The term may sound...

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Conjunctions

Conjunctions – Definition and Concept Conjunction is a part of speech that joins two or more nouns, pronouns, phrases, coordinate clauses, main clause and a subordinate clause, etc. You have to be fast and agile to survive...

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