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Parts of Speech

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Grammar Ninja. The Parts of Speech. A pronoun can replace a noun or another pronoun.

The Parts of Speech

You use pronouns like "he," "which," "none," and "you" to make your sentences less cumbersome and less repetitive. Grammarians classify pronouns into several types, including the personal pronoun, the demonstrative pronoun, the interrogative pronoun, the indefinite pronoun, the relative pronoun, the reflexive pronoun, and the intensive pronoun. Personal Pronouns. Noun Clauses. Prepositions of Time — for, during, while 1. Adjectives and Adverbs. “Parts of speech” are the basic types of words that English has.

Adjectives and Adverbs

Most grammar books say that there are eight parts of speech: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, conjunctions, prepositions and interjections. We will add one more type: articles. It is important to be able to recognize and identify the different types of words in English, so that you can understand grammar explanations and use the right word form in the right place. Here is a brief explanation of what the parts of speech are: The Prepositional Phrase. Prepositions.