The Eight Classes Grouping All Words In The English Language

To better gain good writing skills and to present your thoughts conveniently, it would be to your advantage to grasp the basic constructs of the language itself. As of this post, Wakish Wonderz will put forward a set of essential basics to help you write better and effectively.

The Eight Classes

1) Nouns
Words taking the form of a person, a place, a thing..etc.

blog, computer, woman, Brooke, football, fruits, Canada, Mauritius

2) Pronouns
Words that can designate things or people without having to name them specifically

you, them, I, who, themselves, somebody, someone

3) Adjectives
Words that qualify a noun to give a more precise meaning

– a glamorous woman
– a clamorous weather
– an empty bag

4) Verbs
Words helping us to express or indicate an action, a state or occurrence of an object

– I feel hungry
– Jeremy was fat
– Summer brings warmth

5) Adverbs
Words used alongside verbs, except nouns and pronouns, to enhance the meaning of a sentence
Help to answer the following questions: When, Where, How and Why

– He will soon arrive
– Darren is going there
– Chow eats rather quickly
– FIFA therefore suspends this player

6) Preposition
Words used to express the relationship between objects
Used with nouns and pronouns

– I wrote a letter to Skellie
– The letter went by air mail
– Rooney lives near Lorie

7) Conjunctions
Words used to connect or join phrases, sentences or words

– I make a great effort to write articles on this blog because I love sharing knowledge
– Problogger and Darren Rowse are interlinked

8.) Interjections
Words used to express feelings and emotions
Do not fall into the syntactical construction of a sentence nor forming an actual part of it
– Generally followed by an exclamation mark

– Eureka! bravo!
– ah! bah!
– alas!


  1. It’s helpful for all students.

  2. true, it’s very helpful for students.

  3. Thank you fauzi and aya for your feedback and appreciation.
    Glad to know my articles are being helpful.

  4. before they were parts of speech..
    but now as classes of words.
    the first time i heard this was in 1995, when i was first year high school..


  5. now,,, i can write better in english…thanks a lot wakish

  6. thanks alot.this article is very helpful.can i get more detailed works?

  7. Thanks najwan!
    lena, you can have a look in my Archives for more articles..

  8. thanks..this has helped me…

  9. very helpful its has really expanded my understaning of spoken english send more lessons to my email

  10. these words have helped me much


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