parts of speech

Grammatical Name and Functions of Adverbs

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today I’m going to show you how to perform two important grammar wonders – identify an adverb and state the functions of adverbs. To be able to easily identify a word as an adverb, knowledge of the definition of adverbs is helpful. So, let’s move quickly to once and for all discover the definition of …

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Grammatical Name and Functions of Prepositions

Reading Time: < 1 minute This post is going to show you how to identify and state the functions of prepositions. Definition of preposition The Cambridge Dictionary defines a preposition as “A word which is used before a noun, a noun phrase or a pronoun, connecting it to another word” e.g. We jumped into the lake She drove slowly down the track …

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Grammatical Name and Functions of Pronouns

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, you are finally going to discover the simplest ways to identify the functions of pronouns. You can now rest assured that the functions of pronouns will not be much of a headache for you in any WASSCE English Comprehension test. What is a pronoun? We can define a pronoun in many ways. Below, I …

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5 Simple Ways to Identify an Adjective

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the below points in mind, never again will you find it difficult to identify an adjective in a sentence . The first thing you need to know is that almost any word can perform the function of an adjective in the English sentence. What this means is that it is not only words traditionally …

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