Parts of Speech

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Parts of Speech by Mind Map: Parts of Speech

1. Nouns

1.1. Used to name persons, places, things, ideas, or abstractions

1.2. Singular/Plural

1.3. Common/Proper

1.4. Abstract/Concrete

1.5. Collective

1.6. By form: Person, Number, Gender, Case

2. Pronouns

2.1. Take the place of nouns

2.2. Can be classified into: Personal Pronouns, Relative Pronouns, Demonstrative Pronouns, Interrogative Pronouns, Reflexive Pronouns, Reciprocal Pronouns

3. Verbs

3.1. State action, condition, or merely link two nouns or an adjective and a noun.

3.2. Regular/Irregular Verbs

3.3. Transitive/Intransitive Verbs

3.4. Mood and Voice: Indicative/Imperative

3.5. Linking Verbs

3.6. Verbals

4. Adverbs

4.1. Modify or limit the meanings of verbs, adjectives, or adverbs

4.2. Articles: a/an/the

5. Adjectives

5.1. Describe, modify, or limit the meaning of nouns

6. Prepositions

6.1. Connect and show the relation between words as regards time, place, direction, etc.

6.2. Position/Direction/Manner or Method/Time

7. Conjunctions

7.1. Words used to join other words, phrases and clauses

7.2. Coordinating Conjunctions

7.3. Subordinating Conjunctions

8. Interjections

8.1. Show strong feelings

9. Expletives

9.1. Words or phrases inserted in a sentence to fill part of the sentence that seems to be "vacant" because its intended word is not where it should be, but is later mentioned.