I, Me, Myself: Pronouns

Pronouns are used constantly and in nearly every conversation. To put it simply, pronouns are words that are used in place of nouns. They are a subset of nouns that we use to avoid repetition and making our speech sound robotic and lifeless. They add a sense of...

Describing the world: Adjectives

Adjectives are words that help describe qualities or the state of being of nouns (and pronouns). Their main job is to qualify the properties of nouns or the object being discussed. Some examples are: crazy, helpful, good, bad, beautiful, stylish etc. They can also...

Garnish your speech with Interjections!

Interjections are a part of speech that has long been considered as the least important of the 8 in total. This is because interjections aren’t really very important or necessary for the formation of grammatically correct sentences. Yet to give interjections their due...

The many functions of Conjunctions

Without a conjunction, life would be a series of short, simple and very frustrating sentences. I like cooking. I like eating. I don’t like washing dishes afterwards. Conjunctions are words that link other words, phrases, or clauses together to form different kinds of...

Lets get down with nouns!

Nouns are words that name something that is a person, place, thing, an idea or a concept. As a person: Mahatma Gandhi, my father, Sachin Tendulkar, a child As a place: Mt. Everest, New Delhi, dining room As a thing: ball, table, sofa, cloth As an idea or concept:...
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