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Parts of Speech With Examples in English Grammar

What are the parts of speech explained?

Parts of speech with examples we know words from sentences. Words are divided into different classes to their use, according to the work they do in a sentence. The words used in sentences are called Parts of Speech in English with examples.

What are the 8 parts of speech with examples?

The parts of speech are eight (8) in numbers:

  1. Noun,
  2. Pronoun,
  3. Adjective,
  4. Verb,
  5. Adverb,
  6. Preposition,
  7. Conjunction,
  8. Interjection.


8 Parts of Speech Definitions and Examples


A Noun is a naming word that refers to people, things, places, and abstract ideas such as feelings and qualities.

Examples in English:

  1. The children are playing in the garden.
  2. Honestly is the best policy.
  3. Delhi is the capital of India.

Baby, cat, car, beach, Alam, book, confidence, day, London, village, station, truth, week, month, year, king, justice, intelligence school, etc.


A Pronoun is a word used instead of a Noun.


  1. Pankaj is absent because he is ill.
  2. She was a good-looking girl.
  3. You may have to wait a minute.

I, it, me, any, he, her, herself, his, himself, hers, another, mine, myself, ours, ourselves, she, someone, they, this, these, those, that, we, us, themselves, yourself, you, ours, etc.


An adjective is a describing word that tells something about a Noun.


  1. Muskan became happy.
  2. The rooms are big.
  3. The man feels sad.

Clear, beautiful, big, broad, bright, cool, poor, rich, pretty, good, happy, pleasant, small, weak, warm, active, sad, simple, short, etc.


A Verb is a word that indicates having, being, or doing something.


  1. I have a bike. (having)
  2. He plays football. (doing)
  3.  Mumbai is a film city. (being)

Display, dream, believe, catch, act, be, belong, come, do, complete, enjoy, fill, find, flow, fear, go, hate, keep, have, lie, want, mean, prefer, smile, use, wall, remember, report, etc.


An Adverb is a word that gives information about, where, how, when, or in what circumstances something happens.

Examples in English: 

  1. He is very strong. (modifies an adjective)
  2. He arrived long before the schedule. (modifies a preposition)
  3. The sun shines brightly. (modifies verb)
  4. Even Sathish admired him. (modifies a noun)
  5. He walks very slowly. (modifies an adverb)
  6. Only he was present there. (modifies a pronoun)

Before, by, about, after, all, a lot, always, almost, never, overnight, then, soon, sometimes, during, around, daily, long, often tomorrow, usually, etc.


A Preposition is a word placed before a noun or pronoun to show its relation to some other words in the sentence.


  1. The rat is under the bench.
  2. She is known to me.
  3. Birds fly in the sky

Below, besides, down, between, inside, into, near, under, outside, over, past, among, above, across, about, off, on, till, within, etc.



A Conjunction is a word that links together clauses, phrases, and words.


  1. Raja and Pankaj are good friends.
  2. He could not go to tuition because he was ill
  3. He ran fast but missed the game.

Both, but, after, and, as, because, before, since, still, therefore, than, though, till, while, unless, etc.


An Interjection is a word that expresses an emotion or sudden feeling.


  1. Bravo, M.s. dhoni has taken brilliant catch (feeling of approval)
  2. Hurrah! We won the series. (feeling of joy)
  3. Ow! I am hurt. (feeling of the pen)

Ah, alas, hello, ooh, ugh, hurray, Yipee, ouch, ah, etc.


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