Grammer resources

Part of speech Explanation Examples
Nouns

A noun is a word that names a person, a place or a thing.
The word "noun" comes from the Latin word nomen which means "name," and nouns are...

Sarah, lady, cat, New York, Canada, room, school, football, reading.
Pronouns

A pronoun is a word that is used instead of a noun.

For example, you could say "Lisa is a nice girl."
Then you could replace the...

I, he, it, we, them, us, mine, itself.
Adjectives

An adjective is a word that describes a person or thing.
The word "adjective" comes from the Latin word jacere, which means "to throw."...

Big, pretty, expensive, green, round, French, loud, quick, fat.
verb

A verb is a word, or a group of words, which describe an action or a state.
Now, sing, drive and write are all verb because they are actions...

sing, drive and write.
Adverbs

An adverb is a word that describes or gives more information about a verb, an adjective, another adverb, or even the entire sentence.
An...

quickly, tomorrow, outside
Prepositions

A preposition is a word that is used before a noun or a pronoun to connect it to another word in the sentence. It is usually used to show location...

On, in, at, by, under, above, beside, to, out, from, for.
Conjunctions

A conjunction is a word that joins parts of a sentence together.

The word "conjunction" comes from the Latin word conjungere (join together...

And, but, or, because, so.
Interjections

An interjection is a short sound, word or phrase used to express the speaker's emotion.
The word "interjection" comes from the Latin word...

Oh! Look out! Ow! Hey! Wow! Ah! Um...