Parts of Speech and Sentence Structure
This section has learning units to the eight "parts of speech" found in the English language, and will help you learn the "function" of each part of speech. Besides this, there is an entire category all about "sentence types." You will learn about both these things through…
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are used to name things (like "house"
), people (like "woman"
), animals (like "cat"
), or more complicated things (like "feeling"
). Nouns in English can be both singular or plural
, have a possessive form
and can replaced by different kinds of pronouns
, like personal pronouns
are little words that are used with nouns. They describe a noun more specifically and are very important in English. The English language has two types of articles: the definite article "the"
and the indefinite articles "a, an"
. Luckily, there aren't too many to learn!
When we want to describe how something looks, tastes, smells, feels, or sounds like, then we need to use adjectives
). Adjectives are placed before a noun or after the verb "to be," however there are some exceptions like "afraid"
One of the most important parts of sentences are verbs
. They are used to describe what happens in a sentence or even a condition, and often change their form depending on a sentence's tense. Some of the most important verbs in the English language are to have
, to be
and to like