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Reviewing the eight parts of speech for an Honors English course

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Honors English is a course that prepares high seniors for college level work in the communicative arts. The class usually starts with a review of the eight parts of speech and seeing the connection between these basic stepping stones and using them in various writing assignments and projects.

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For students who before studying would like a brief review of the eight parts of speech.

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To start with the basic eight parts of speech used in writing at any level are nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections. Here are some basic definitions of each of the parts of speech. A noun is a person, place, thing or idea. Verbs are the words that show action towards the noun in the sentence. Pronouns are the words that take place of the noun used in the sentence. Adjectives are used to describe the noun as adverbs are the words that modify the verbs, adjectives and other adverbs. Conjunctions are the works that connects the words of a sentence. Prepositions are the words that shows the ...

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