(E2) Lesson 0.1 Parts of Speech Review Parts of speech are different categories of words in a language. Each part plays a unique role and operate together in a sentence, like gears in a machine. There are eight basic parts of speech when you study English. PART OF SPEECHROLELATIN EXAMPLEENGLISH EXAMPLEnounPerson, place, thing or ideapuellagirlverbAction or state of beingedōI eatadjectiveModifies a nounbonumgoodadverbModifies a verb, adjective, or other adverbbenewellpronounReplaces a nounego/mēI/meprepositionTells the position of a noun in relation to another nounininconjunctionConnects words, phrases, and clausesetandinterjectionExpression of emotionEugepae!Hooray!interrogative*Begins a question sentenceQuis?Who?*Interrogatives are not a part of speech, but we included them here because they are a type of word you will encounter often, especially in the conversational vocabulary!