8 Parts of speech Drake Frazier 3/2/10 noun • Person, place, thing, or idea. • Drake whet to the store. pronoun • A word that replaces a noun or other pronoun and uses as an object in a sentence. • He like the beach. Verb • A word that can express actions, events, or states of being. • I broke 15 tackles at the game yesterday. Adjective • A word that describes or modifies a noun or pronoun. • I ran to the huge end zone. ADVERB • a word that modifies a verb, adjective, or an other adverb by answering the questions. • I caught the ball quickly. Preposition • connects nouns, pronouns, and other phrases to other words in the sentence • I want to go over the world and fly. Conjunction • connects words, phrases, and sentences in a sentence. • I will drive, and jump my dirt bike. Interjection • An interjection is a word added to a sentence to convey emotion. • Wow! The store is made of wood.