English Grammar Overview - Parts of Speech - Worksheet


Here are some tips on completing your parts of speech worksheet. When providing examples for each part of speech, five one-word answers will suffice for almost all of them. However, we'll need to clarify this for the gerunds. This is basically due to the fact that what you've written can either be used as the main verb in a sentence, that would be the present participle, or can be used as the gerund. For example the word "playing" wouldn't be enough, as it can be used both as the verb or the gerund. So, an example sentence such as "I like playing poker." would suffice rather than simply the word "playing".

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

Parts of speech in English help us to categorize or classify words. Parts of speech include verbs in which we have two types; transitive and intransitive. We also have two types of articles, definite article (the) and indefinite articles (a and an). There are rules in the use of articles.I found this unit difficult in some places, I found the direct speech sentences confusing at first. The task sheet at the end of the unit helped to provide some help before attempting the test, however I found the test for this unit quite difficult. This is an area I will need to revisit.This unit explains the various parts of speech of Grammar.It brings to my understanding that every correct sentence i make can be classified accordingly following the rules of grammar. I find this so enriching in my carrier as a teacher as i aim to teach English at all levels of learners.