8 parts of speech with examples PDF


What are the 8 parts of speech in English?

The 8 parts of speech are as follows.

Verbs, Nouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, Pronouns, Prepositions, Conjunctions, interjections


This English lesson you will learn what the 8 parts of speech are, their usage and examples of how to use them in a sentence.


8 parts of speech help sheet in PDF 

8 parts of speech in the English language

8 parts of speech their usage and examples

8 parts of speech in the English language 

8 Parts of speech their usage, example words and sentences


8 parts of speech

what its job is

Example words

Example sentences


 action or state  (to) be, have, do, like, work,  sing, can, must I like learningenglishvocabularygrammar.com for learning vocabulary and grammar


 are a thing or person  pen, dog, work, music, town,  London, teacher, John  This is my dog. He lives in my apartment. We live in  Bangkok.


 describes a noun  a/an, the, some, good, big, small,  red, well, interesting  I have two cats. My cats are small. I like small animals.


 describes a verb, adjective or   adverb  quickly, silently, well, badly, very, really  My pet rabbit eats quickly. When it is very hungry. My dog  eats really quickly.


 replaces a noun  I, you, he, she, some  Jumnear is Thai. She is beautiful Thai lady.


 links a noun to another word       to, at, after, on, under, next to  The ball is on the table. The ball is under the table


 joins clauses or sentences or  words  and, but, when
  1. I like birds and I like rabbits.
  2. I like burgers and fries
  3. I like orange but I don't like apples.


 short exclamation, sometimes inserted into a sentence  oh!, yeah, ouch!, hi!, well, wow,  Ouch! That hurt me! Hi! john. How are you today? Wow! You look amazing..

8 or 9 parts of speech?

Some people class articles as one of the parts of speech, but most people only learn the 8 parts of speech. 8 parts of speech in English grammar 

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