viernes, 14 de abril de 2017


 (Oops, sorry. I 'm afraid I had removed the video. But here it is again)

So, let's get started

PARTS OF SPEECH (in brief)

  1. NOUNS: they refer to people, objects, etc
  2. PRONOUNS: they replace nouns
  3. VERBS: they show actions or states
  4. ADJECTIVES: they modify nouns.
  5. ADVERBS: they modify verbs, adjectives and other adverbs.
  6. PREPOSITIONS: they relate a noun or pronoun to its object.
  7. CONJUNCTIONS: they join words, phrases, clauses.
  8. INTERJECTIONS: they show excitement or emotion.

For next class bring:
  1. this list with PARTS OF SPEECH (complete list!!!)
  2. another EXAMPLE of a word that can belong to different parts of speech (different from the one on the video)


  • paste notes & examples


stella :-)

11 comentarios:

  1. Hi there! I've done the activity on my folder, so I copy here the Word and the definition.


    Hate (noun): ✔ intendente hostility and aversión usually deriving from fear, anger, or sense of injury.
    ✔ Extreme dislike or disgust.

    •Example: had a great hate of hard work.

    Hate (transitive verb): ✔ to feel Extreme enmity toward/to regard with active hostility.
    •example: hates his country's enemies.

    ✔ To have a strong aversion/to find very distasteful.
    •example: hates to have to meet strangers.
    Hate hypocrisy.

    Hate (intransitive verb): ✔to expresa or feel extreme enmity or active hostility.
    •example: Harsh faces and hating eyes.

    -Hater: NOUN.
    -Hater one's guts. To hate Simeone with great intensity.

    1. Good choice of the example! (Be careful with SPELLING)

      Remember to sign your posts, please,

      stella ;-)

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  3. Can: verb
    transitive verb

    1:obsolete : know, understand

    2:archaic : to be able to do, make, or accomplish
    intransitive verb
    archaic : to have knowledge or skill
    auxiliary verb
    a : know how to She can read.
    b : be physically or mentally able to He can lift 200 pounds.
    c —used to indicate possibility Do you think he can still be alive? Those things can happen. ; sometimes used interchangeably with may
    d : be permitted by conscience or feeling to can hardly blame her
    e : be made possible or probable by circumstances to he can hardly have meant that
    f : be inherently able or designed to everything that money can buy
    g : be logically or axiologically able to 2 + 2 can also be written 3 + 1.
    h : be enabled by law, agreement, or custom to Congress can declare war.
    : have permission to —used interchangeably with may You can go now if you like.

    Can: noun

    plural cans
    : a usually cylindrical receptacle:
    a : a vessel for holding liquids; specifically : a drinking vessel
    … in his hand did bear a boozing can … — Edmund Spenser
    b : a usually metal typically cylindrical receptacle usually with an open top, often with a removable cover, and sometimes with a spout or side handles (as for holding liquid or trash)
    c : a container (as of tinplate) in which products (as perishable foods) are hermetically sealed for preservation until use a can of beans
    d : a jar for packing or preserving fruit or vegetables
    e : a recessed lighting fixture
    Augment natural light with recessed cans in the ceiling, sconces on side walls, or a table lamp on a shelf … — Jill Connors
    : jail The cops threw him in the can.
    a : toilet sitting on the can
    b : bathroom 1 He locked himself in the can and wouldn't come out.
    : buttocks He needs a kick in the can.
    : destroyer 2 served on a can during the battle

  4. A word can action at diferent parts of speech depend on the sentence structure,Here are some examples:
    The colour of sth is the appearance that it has as a result
    of the way in which it reflects light.Red,blue and green are colours
    VERB if you colour something,you use something such as dyes or paint to change its colour.
    ADJECTIVE: a colour television, photograph, or picture is one that shows things in all their colours,and not just in black,white,and grey

  5. Hello, Stella. I’m Belen Leiva.
    The example I’ve found of a word that can belong to different parts of speech is ACT.
    Depending of the context, ACT, can be a noun, transitive or intransitive verb.

    ACT as noun:
    Definition: 1) Anything done or to be done. Example "It was an act of mercy"
    2) One of the main division of a play. Example "The balcony scene happens in the second act"
    3) a short performance by one or more entertainers. Example "An acrobatic act"

    ACT as verb
    Definition: 1) To operate or function in a particular way. Example "acted as manager" (Intransitive verb)
    2) to perform as an actor. Example " He act Macbeth" (Transitive verb)

  6. Hi everyone! As Melina said, I' ve done the activity in my folder, but then I understood the porpoise of this blog!
    I chose the word LIKE as an example of Different Parts of Speech, because It can be use as a Transitive or an Intransitive Verb, Noun, Adjective, Preposition, Adverb or Conjunction.


    -To be suitable or agreeable to. EXAMPLE, "I like onions but they don't like me"
    -To feel attraction toward or take pleasure in. EXAMPLE, "Likes basketball" // "How would you like a change".
    -To wish to have. EXAMPLE, "Would like a drink".
    -To do well in. EXAMPLE, "My car doesn't like cold weather" // "This plant likes dry soil".

    -Dial: approve
    -To feel inclined: choose, prefer.
    EXAMPLE, "Leave any time you like":

    ~As a NOUN
    -Liking, preference.
    -Something that one likes.

    ~As an ADJECTIVE
    -Having the same or similar qualities. (Formerly used with as, unto, of).

    -Similar to something or somebody.
    -Typical of something.
    -Comparable to or close to.
    -As though there would be.
    -Such as...
    -Used to form intensitive or ironic phrases.

    ~As an ADVERB
    -Likely, probably.
    -Nearly, approximately.

    -The way it would be if.
    -The way somebody would do if.

    Deborah C:

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  8. More examples words that can be used for different part of the speech.

    OIL (can be a transitive verb, to smear, rub ove or lubricate with oil, andintransitive verb as take on fuel oil).

    This is an oil painting. ( Adjective-)
    He wanted some oil for his bike. (Uncountable-concreat-)
    He oils his bike. (Transitive verb.)

    WELL (can be intransitive verb, to rise to the surface and usually flow fort/ to rise like a flood of liquid or transitive verb; to emit in copious free flow).

    Tears welled fom her eyes. (Intransitive verb)
    She feels well. ( Adverb)
    She went to a well woman doctor. ( Adjective)
    Well! What on earth is going on? ( Interjection)
    She drew some water from the well. ( Countable-concrete- singular- Noun.)

    Sabrina Piñeyro.-

  9. Good examples!
    Anyhow rembember that IF YOU ARE QUOTING/CITING somebody elses words, you have to AKNOLEDGE THE SOURCE>>>> use " ..." (quotation marks) and add the cource where you 've taken the information from.
    st ;-)