Basic Grammar Guide: Part One

June 11, 2017

 

Welcome to Brigid's Basic Grammar Guide. Our Guide looks at The 9 Parts of Speech.

Each Grammar Guide has three sections to give you a complete learning experience.

  1. LEARN-The target language with a free printable.

  2. CREATE- An effective & creative activity to reinforce the target language.  

  3. SHARE- Ideas to share & showcase your learning with friends & family.

LEARN

The English Language has 9 Parts of Speech.

What are they?

  1. Nouns

  2. Verbs

  3. Pronouns

  4. Articles

  5. Adjectives

  6. Adverbs

  7. Interjections

  8. Conjunctions

  9. Prepositions 

Free Printable Sheet

 

Click here for you free printable. Please write in message box: Free printable- The 9 parts of speech. Introduction.

The 9 Parts of Speech

1.Nouns

Words for people, places & things.

E.g.

  • girl

  • boy

  • Krishna

  • Emily

  • school

  • cafe

  • Korea

  • Spain 

  • beauty

  • friendship

2. Verbs

Action words.

E.g.

  • To sing

  • To dance

  • To eat

  • To write

  • To read

  • To pay

  • To ride

  • To study

3. Pronouns

Short words used instead of a noun.

E.g.

  • you

  • they

  • us

  • them

  • her

  • some

  • few

  • many

4. Article

E.g.

  • a  

  • an

  • the

5. Adjectives

Words which describe nouns.

E.g.

  • beautiful

  • scary

  • happy

  • pretty

  • delicious

  • tall

6. Adverbs

Words which describe verbs.

E.g.

  • quickly

  • delicately

  • truthfully

  • really

  • here

  • outside

  • yesterday

  • almost

  • very

 

7. Interjections

Exclamations.

E.g.

  • Ah!

  • Dear me!

  • Eww!

  • Bah!

  • Bless you!

  • Oh no!

  • Well, duh!

 

8.Conjunctions

Connecting words

E.g.

  • for

  • and

  • after

  • till

  • who

  • both

  • such

  • as

9.Prepositions

Words & phrases which tell us 3 main things.

  1. The position of something. 

  2. The time when something happens. 

  3. The way in which something is done.

E.g.

  • down

  • opposite

  • during

  • to

  • on

  • by

  • around

  • because

  • in place of

  • due to

CREATE

Activity One: Mix up & Match!

  • Cut the printable into 18 pieces

  • Mix up the 18 slips of paper

  • Lay on a table in a heap

  • Match all 9 pairs 

 

Activity Two

  • Time yourself matching all 9 pairs

  • Challenge your friends

 

Grammar Games

  • Cut the printable into 18 pieces

  • Stick onto 18 cards

  • Decorate the cards with examples

 

 Make the cards

 Conjunction Card One

 Decorate each card with examples

  • We have decorated the Conjunction Cards One & Two with-such who as because so but for after till who both

  • There are many more examples which you can use.

  • Use colour pens, stickers & apps to decorate your cards.

Conjunction Card Two

Activity Three

  • Mix up the 18 cards

  • Put all the 18 cards face up on a table

  • Match all the 9 pairs

Activity Four

  • Mix up the 18 cards

  • Put all the 18 cards face down on a table

  • Turn over 2 cards

  • keep a correct pair

  • Return incorrect  pairs face down on the table

  • Keep playing until all the pairs have been matched

  • Check out our related  post "Homemade Revision Games" for more ideas.

 

 

SHARE

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Thank you for reading. Have fun learning! See you soon.

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