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GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples
Parts of Speech

 
 

Sentences using different parts of speech

Read each sentence and then look at the chart below it. The chart shows the correct part of speech for each word in the sentence.

a) The university student studies hard in the school library, so he gets good grades.

Nouns

student
library
grades

Verbs

studies
gets

Adjectives

university
school
good

Adverbs

hard


Prepositions

in

Conjunctions

so

Determiners

the

Pronouns

he

b) Some people exercise regularly and eat well, but other people are not as healthy because they spend too much time at home on the couch.

Nouns

people
time
home
couch

Verbs

exercise
eat
are
spend

Adjectives

healthy
too much

Adverbs

regularly
well


Prepositions

at
on

Conjunctions

but
and
because

Determiners

some
other
the

Pronouns

they

c) My mother always cooks a delicious dinner for my birthday, and the whole family eats it together happily.

Nouns

mother
dinner
birthday
family

Verbs

cooks
eats

Adjectives

delicious
my
whole

Adverbs

always
together
happily


Prepositions

for

Conjunctions

and

Determiners

a
the

Pronouns

it

d) The tired children walk slowly to school in the morning, so they always arrive late.

Nouns

children
school
morning

Verbs

walk
arrive

Adjectives

tired

Adverbs

slowly
always
late

Prepositions

to
in

Conjunctions

so

Determiners

the

Pronouns

they

e) The thin French chef bakes tasty fresh bread daily in his wood stove and sells it quickly from a small window.

Nouns

chef
bread
stove
window

Verbs

bakes
sells

Adjectives

thin
French
tasty
fresh
wood
small
his

Adverbs

daily
quickly

Prepositions

in
from

Conjunctions

and

Determiners

the
a

Pronouns

it