All About Parts Of Speech

All About Parts Of Speech


Two years ago, we ran a series called Grammar for Beginners. We included parts of speech in it. For today’s post, we have included links to all the parts of speech in one post.

What Are Parts Of Speech?

In language, parts of speech are categories of words based on their function in a sentence. A part of speech is also sometimes known as a word class. Words are the building blocks of language and we need to know how to use them when we write.

Words become sentences. Sentences become paragraphs. Paragraphs become essays, reports, articles, resumes, short stories, and novels. If we understand the functions of words, our ability to write well improves.

The Parts Of Speech Are:

Parts Of Speech

  1. Nouns
  2. Adjectives
  3. Conjunctions
  4. Verbs
  5. Articles
  6. Pronouns
  7. Adverbs
  8. Prepositions

Please click on each of the parts of speech to find out more about each one.

Image Source: Parts of Speech

Learn how to write for business. Join us for The Plain Language Programme

If you enjoyed this post, read:

  1. Abstract Nouns
  2. The Passive Voice Explained
  3. Three Nagging Grammar Questions Answered
  4. 30 Examples To Help You Master Concord

Become A Writers Write Patron

If you’re inspired, educated, or entertained by our posts, please support us with a small monthly donation. You can help us keep Writers Write about writing – and free of clutter and advertising.