THE 9 PARTS OF SPEECH
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- Notes and Videos
- Exercises with Answers
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The Importance of Parts of Speech
The parts of speech are the building blocks of sentences; it is impossible to write grammatically correct sentences without knowing at least some of the them. Knowing all of the parts of speech can help advance your writing skills and prevent them from plateauing.
Why is Important to learn the Parts of Speech?
1. You can’t make (or understand) sentences without them.
This sounds basic, right? Sentences are made of words, and all words fall into one or more of the parts of speech categories, so… duh! How does that help?
Let’s say your teacher tells you that you are using incomplete sentences, and your grades are suffering because of it. In order to improve your performance in class, you need to first understand what makes a sentence complete. So you look up the definition of a complete sentence only to find this:
2. It helps you master writing techniques.
If you want to be a better writer, there are techniques you can learn to elevate your prose and dazzle your readers. However, it’s much harder to learn those techniques if you don’t know your parts of speech.