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PART OF SPEECH: NOUNS, PRONOUN, VERBS AND ADJECTIVES

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NOUNS, PRONOUN, VERBS AND ADJECTIVES

PART OF SPEECH

NOUN

A Noun is refers to the name of a person, animal, thing or place, A Noun also includes quality or idea. Example Gbenga, Lion, School, Abuja, Lagos, Sokoto, Table, Book, Intelligent, wisdom, etc.

TYPES OF NOUN

Noun are broadly divided into two, proper noun and common noun.

PRONOUN

A Pronoun is a word used in place of a Noun. Example

(i)         She has gone to School.

(ii)        He is Coming.

(iii)       I have seen her.

 

TYPES OF PRONOUN

  1. Demonstrative Pronoun
  2. Interrogative Pronoun
  3. Relative Pronoun
  4. Possessive Pronoun
  5. Personal Pronoun

 

VERB

Verb are action or doing words. It tells us what a Pronoun or Noun does. E.g. Run, Sit, Sweep, Stand, Jump, Walk, Open, Etc.

(i)         The Student talked to the Principal this morning. Verb

(ii)        She danced yesterday

TYPES OF VERB

Finite and Non – Finite Verb

 

ADJECTIVE

Adjective are words which describe a Pronoun or noun. Example: Ugly, Good, Bad, Beautiful, Strong, Big, Tall, Small, etc.

            (i)         Andrew is beautiful than his sister.

(ii)        Gbolahan is an intelligent boy.

TYPES OF ADJECTIVE

  1. Interrogative Adjective
  2. Descriptive Adjective
  3. Possessive Adjective
  4. Demonstrative Adjective
  5. Distributive Adjective.

 

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