HUMAN ACTIONS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Recycling paper

Saving whales

Reusing plastic bottles

PARTS OF THE SPEECH

part of speech

function or "job"

example words

example sentences

Verb

action or state

(to) be, have, do, like, work, sing, can, must

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Noun

thing or person

pen, dog, work, music, town, London, teacher, John

This is my dog. He lives in my house. We live inLondon.

Determiner

limits or "determines" a noun

a/an, the, 2, some, many

I have two dogs and somerabbits.

Adverb

describes a verb, adjective or adverb

quickly, silently, well, badly, very, really

My dog eats quickly. When he is very hungry, he eatsreally quickly.

Pronoun

replaces a noun

I, you, he, she, some

Tara is Indian. She is beautiful.

Preposition

links a noun to another word

to, at, after, on, but

We went to school onMonday.

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.