Parts of Speech Definitions

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VERBshows action or state of being;
NOUNa person, place, thing, or an idea
NOUNanswers: who or what?

NOUNTOOL: can I see it, smell it, hear it, taste it, touch it, or think it?
PRONOUNtakes the place of a noun
PRONOUNanswers: who or what?
PRONOUNI, you, he, she, it, we, you, they, each, either, neither, etc.
ADJECTIVEmodifies a noun or pronoun
ADJECTIVEanswers: what kind, which one, how many, how much, or whose?
ADVERBmodifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb
ADVERBanswers: where, when, why, how, how often, or to what extent?
ADVERBTOOL: answers where, when, why, and often ends in -ly
PREPOSITIONshows how a noun or pronoun is related to some other word in the sentence
PREPOSITIONTOOL: The cat ran _90%_ the box. (up, down, from, with, etc.)
CONJUNCTIONjoins words, phrases, or clauses
CONJUNCTIONCO-ordination: and, but, or, nor, for, yet, so
CONJUNCTIONSUB-ordination: signal words: who, what, when, where, (why), that, if, etc.
INTERJECTIONshows sudden emotion or feeling (WOW! OH, MY!!!)
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