My love for English language has not been documented in my blog yet. Here is my big confession – I love English even though it does not come naturally to me. It fascinates me and leaves me wanting to learn more.
Here is a gem of a post written by one of my favorite bloggers about the ‘Eight parts of speech’. A ‘small’ post about the ‘big’ things!
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Quick, can you name all eight? No need to self-flagellate if you can’t – unless, of course, that’s your thing. Even I struggle to list all eight when I throw myself a pop quiz while lying in bed at night. Yep. My life is just that exciting.
So I realized that I haven’t covered the absolute basics of English grammar, our beloved eight parts of speech. Most of us learn the parts of speech in elementary school and then promptly relegate them to the backs of our minds, where they hang out with fractions, plant anatomy and all the different varieties of clouds.
Unlike fractions, stamens and cirrus clouds, most of us use those eight parts of speech every day, so I though it might be a good idea to refresh our collective memories.
1. Verb: A verb expresses actions, events or states – it tells us something about…
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