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Eight Parts of Speech (Word Classes): Definitions and Examples

All English words are classified into eight classes. These eight classes are called eight parts of speech or word classes in English grammar. They are nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections. Some classify determiners as a separate part of speech thus listing nine parts of speech. Determiners are listed as adjectives in the classification of eight parts of speech. Words that belong to a particular part of speech are used in the same way. They have the same grammatical functions in sentences.

Integrity as the Way of Life: 500 + Words Essay

Essay onIntegrity as the Way of LifeOrImportance/ Value of Integrity in Life:Integrity means honesty and truthfulness in body, mind and speech. Living life with integrity means integrating the actions (body), thoughts (mind) and words (speech) in practical life. It refers to both external and internal honesty of an individual. A man cannot achieve perfection without integrity in life. The word 'integrity' is derived from the Latin word 'integer' meaning whole or complete. So it refers to the character traits that lead a man towards perfection or wholeness. A man possessing integrity leads a life that corresponds with his thoughts and actions. He becomes an ideal for all to follow. Integrity is an essential human quality for success, peace, happiness and prosperity in life.

Interjections: Definition and Examples

An interjection is a word that expresses some sudden feeling or emotion of mind. Although classified as one of the eight parts of speech, an interjection can not be called a part of speech in the real sense of the term. It does not enter into the construction of the sentence. Rather it remains isolated from the sentence and only indicates the speaker's state of mind, i.e., sadness, pleasure, surprise etc. The speaker's intention in a sentence is intensified and shown clearly by the interjections. Interjections can express joy, surprise, attention, approval, sorrow, caution, despair, contempt, doubt etc. Depending on such expressions, interjections can be called interjections of joy, interjections of surprise, interjections of attention etc. Hurrah, alas, bravo, oh, wow, well, hello, ha ha etc are some of the examples of interjections.

100-300 Words Paragraphs for Different Classes: Part 2

1. COVID - 19 (170 Words)orCoronavirus Disease:COVID-19 is the short form for the Coronavirus Disease 2019. In the word 'COVID', CO stands for Corona, VI for Virus and D for disease. The disease was first reported from the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019. It was initially known as the Novel Coronavirus. (2019-nCoV) The virus that causes this disease is known as severe acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2. (SARS-CoV-2). The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 as a pandemic on March 11, 2020. The Coronavirus is a family of viruses that can cause a range of illnesses in humans. These illnesses can range from the common cold to severe acute respiratory syndrome. The symptoms include fever, cough, fatigue, shortness of breath etc. It has affected several crores of people across the world and led to the deaths of several lakhs of people globally. Medical scientists are struggling hard to check the disease and have already made some progress. So we can hope to get …

How To Learn English Speaking in 13 Easy Steps

Maybe you always wanted to speak English or write something in English but couldn't.
Maybe you always found it difficult to learn English speaking. You must have felt inferiority complex many times in your life for your weakness. If it's so, here are 13 guaranteed tips you can try to learn and improve your English speaking skills step by step in a few days' time. Your English will gradually develop. Depending on your present level of language skill, you will be able to master the language in a few weeks to a few months' time. Let's look at the steps.

Verb: Definition, Important Types and Terminology for Beginners

Verbs play the most important role in the formation of English sentences.There are so many different types of verbs that students are often confused about which category of verbs means what. A sound knowledge of the terminology for different types of verbs used in basic English grammar and the basic types of verbs helps the students to study the tenses, voices and direct and indirect speeches etc easily. Before we study tenses, voices and narration, it is, therefore, essential to be familiar with certain types of verbs frequently mentioned by teachers in class.

Definition of Adjective: 12 Types of Adjectives: Examples

Adjectives are words that modify the nouns or pronouns.Adjectives denote the quality, quantity, number, state etc of the nouns or pronouns they qualify and add something to their meaning. They add beauty and sweetness to the language. Words like white, black, sweet, bitter, big, small, happy, sad, one, two, first, second, some, any etc are some of the examples of adjectives. Adjectives can be classified into the following 12 types:

Pronouns: Definition, Types and Examples

PronounA pronoun is a word used in place of a noun, noun phrase, clause or at times a pronoun itself (reflexive pronouns) to avoid its repetition. The noun or noun phrase referred to may or may not be in the sentence. That is, the nouns are sometimes understood. Different pronouns take different positions in sentences and fulfil different purposes of linguistic expression. Some pronouns take the position of subjects while Some take the position of objects. They have different forms for different positions. For example: I is a subject pronoun. It becomes me when used as an object pronoun. Some pronouns follow the nouns while some precede them. Pronouns precede nouns in very rare cases as in I met them, those boys. Some pronouns also function as adjectives and determiners. When they function as adjectives and determiners, they are not considered pronouns. Examples include this, my, his etc. This qualifies book in this book. So here this is an adjective. But this is a pronoun in this is …

100+ Examples of Abstract Nouns

For beginners who are learning English as a second language, it is often difficult to identify nouns.
And when it comes to identifying abstract nouns, the task is even more difficult. It may help them to remember that most abstract nouns end in suffixes like -ness, -tion, -ism, -ment, -hood, -ship, -dom, -ance, -cy etc. I have prepared here a list of those abstract nouns which students are often confused about.

Class 10: Sentence Correction: SEBA HSLC Exam Solutions

Q. Rewrite the following sentences correctly.
 1. HSLC EXAM 2005
a. I paid hundred rupees for this shirt. I paid one hundred rupees for this shirt. b. He insisted on me to accompany him. He insisted on my accompanying him. Or He insisted that I accompany him. c. Let us hear his speech. Let us listen to his speech. d. I know him for a long time. I have known him for a long time. e. That boy doesn't even know the alphabets. That boy doesn't even know the alphabet. f. We reached the station timely. We reached the station in time.

100-300 Words Paragraphs for Different Classes: Part 1

1.Discipline (122 Words)
Discipline means leading life according to the established rules of conduct in society. Discipline is a training of the body, mind and soul that leads us to ultimate success in life. It brings peace and harmony in social life. We must cultivate the habit of disciplined life from the early part of life itself. At home, we should obey our elders. In schools and colleges, we must obey our teachers. The value of discipline in the army is well-known to all. Every soldier has to obey his commander without the slightest argument. If we are not obedient to the rules of society in every sphere of life, there will be chaos and confusion and the social harmony will be lost.