In today's lesson Clíona taught us some of the different parts of speech. Let’s have another look at them: 

Let's practice!

Pick out the nouns in these sentences: 

  • The dog destroyed my homework.
  • Ray likes to dance on the dancefloor.
  • The girls built a fort from sheets. 

Pick out the verbs in these sentences: 

  • I run 5km every day. 
  • Yesterday Séamus played football with John and drank lemonade.  
  • The boys watched a movie last night and ate a lot of popcorn. 

Pick out the adjectives in these sentences:

  • Clíona is wearing red lipstick. 
  • The young girl rode on an old bike.
  • The colourful clown made a funny face.

Pick out the adverbs in these sentences:

  • The tortoise walks slowly.
  • She delicately put the eggs in the box.
  • I normally go on holidays to Spain. 

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Gas Grammer Game

This is a fun game to play AND it helps with your grammar too! 

All you need is a piece of paper and a pen and a person or two to play with who know their grammar. 

Copy or print out the below table and take turns filling in each box.  Cover up each answer so the next person can't see what you have written.  When the table is filled in, read out what the full sentence is e.g. The smelly brother was dancing upside down.

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Answers: 1) dog, homework 2) Ray, dancefloor 3) girls, fort, sheets 4) run 5) played, drank 6) watched, ate 7) red 8) young, old 9) colourful, funny 10) slowly 11) delicately 12) normally. 

Word Search – Nouns: skirt, pizza, mountain, Dublin Verbs: climb, type, swing, relax Adjectives: yellow, shiny, fluffy, noisy Adverbs: daily, bravely, lazily, always