• part of speech function or "job" example words example sentences
    Verb action or state (to) be, have, do, like, work, sing, can, must English Club is a web site. I like English Club.
    Noun thing or person pen, dog, work, music, town, London, teacher, John This is my dog. He lives in my house. We live in London.
    Adjective describes a noun good, big, red, well, interesting My dogs are big. I like big dogs.
    Determiner limits or "determines" a noun a/an, the, 2, some, many I have two dogs and some rabbits.
    Adverb describes a verb, adjective or adverb quickly, silently, well, badly, very, really My dog eats quickly. When he is very hungry, he eats really quickly.
    Pronoun replaces a noun I, you, he, she, some Tara goes to Pioneer Middle School. She is tall.
    Preposition links a noun to another word to, at, after, on, but We went to school on Monday.
    Conjunction joins clauses or sentences or words and, but, when I like dogs and I like cats. I like cats and dogs. I like dogs but I don't like cats.
    Interjection short exclamation, sometimes inserted into a sentence oh!, ouch!, hi!, well Ouch! That hurts! Hi! How are you? Well, I don't know.