Basic English Grammar

Basic English Grammar presents information relating to the eight parts of speech in order to help you understand how words work in the structure of a sentence. After all, everyone should have the ability to write a sentence grammatically correct.


Simple Definitions for the Eight Parts of Speech

1. Nouns

Nouns are naming words. Nouns name a person, place, thing or idea.

Basic English Grammar

2. Verbs

Verbs show action or state-of-being.

3. Adjectives

Adjectives describe or modify nouns.

4. Pronouns

Pronouns take the place of nouns.

5. Adverbs

Adverbs tell about verbs, adjectives and other adverbs.

6. Prepositions

Propositions show position and how things go together.

7. Conjunctions

Conjunctions are joining words.

8. Interjections

Interjections express strong or sudden feeling.



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A List of Helping Verbs | Helping Verbs
A list of helping verbs will help you identify helping verbs in sentences.

Basic English Grammar | Understanding the Eight Parts of Speech
Basic English Grammar presents information relating to the eight parts of speech in order to help you understand how words work in the structure of a sentence. After all, everyone should have the ability to write a sentence grammatically correct.

Diagramming English Sentences | Diagramming Sentences
Diagramming English Sentences show the diagram of English sentence structure in relation to the eight parts of speech.

Different Types of Nouns | Types of Nouns
Different Types of Nouns presents the types of nouns that make up a sentence in the English language.

English Verbs | Verbs
English verbs provide a basic understanding of how verbs are used in sentences.

Extended List of Irregular Verbs | Regular and Irregular Verbs
Extended List of Irregular Verbs provides a list of irregular verbs and defines the difference between regular and irregular verbs.

Functions of a Noun | How Nouns Function in a Sentence
Functions of a noun provides the eight different noun functions so that you can understand how nouns function in a sentence.

Linking Verb | Hidden Linking Verbs
Linking Verb helps you understand the hidden linking verbs.

Pronouns | Types of Pronouns
There are seven types of pronouns. A brief explanation of each type of pronoun will help you understand how pronouns work in sentences.

Sentences of Troublesome Words | Troublesome Words in Sentences
Sentences of troubesome words look at troublesome verb pairs - lie and lay, sit and set, and rise and raise.

Sitemap | Basic English Grammar
Basic English Grammar Sitemap provides the names of all the webpages associated with Basic English Grammar.

Transitive and Intransitive Verbs | Two Functions of Verbs
Recognizing Transitive and Intransitive Verbs will help you understand the functions of verbs.

Types of English Sentence Structure | English Sentence Structure
There are four types of English sentence struture. Once you master these four types of English sentence structure, you will find writing easier and enjoyable.

What is a Definite Article and an Indefinite Article | Definite Articles and Indefinite Articles
What is a Definite Article and an Indefinite Article explains the grammatical significance of definite articles and indefinite articles.

What is an Adjective | Adjectives
What is an Adjective explains how to recognize an adjective and where it is placed in an English sentence.

Worksheet For Transitive and Intransitive Verbs | Transitive and Intransitive Verb Exercises
A Worksheet For Transitive and Intransitive Verbs provides transitive and intransitive verb exercises in order to learn to recognize the two functions of verbs.



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