Can you identify these parts of speech?


Grammar for IELTS Parts of speech exercisesComplete the parts of speech exercises below to test your knowledge of the different parts of speech.

What parts of speech are the words in red?

1. I prefer writing with a black pen.
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adjective

2. The children were sleeping so their parents quietly closed the door.
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adverb

3. I like most sports, expecially basketball and tennis.
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conjunction

4. Woah! You shouldn’t drive so fast!
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interjection

5. I have a dog called ‘Genie’.
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article

6. Most people these days have a computer at home.
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noun

7. David will be here on Tuesday.
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preposition

8. They played well but didn’t win the match.
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pronoun

9. My uncle enjoys all kinds of sports events.
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verb

10. He had always wanted to travel to Asia.
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pronoun

11. She wanted to get fit so she joined a gym.
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conjunction

12. She lives beside a lake.
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preposition

13. It was an extraordinary evening.
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adjective

14. I have an umbrella if you need it.
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article

15. They play football so skillfully.
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adverb

16. A sound education is very important.
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noun

17. He knows as much about art.
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verb

18. Wow! You look amazing!
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interjection

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