Sometimes questions are asked in New Wave English about parts of speech.
Further down the page are some online activities for learning about and revising parts of speech
like nouns, adjectives and verbs.
But first, let’s go back over what they are:
nouns = naming words
Nouns are the name of a person, place or thing
e.g. Superman, Greystones and spaceship
Superman, Greystones and spaceship are all nouns or naming words
The rule of thumb we use when first teaching nouns is:
If you can take a photo of it, it is a noun.
Here is a video about nouns:
adjectives = a describing word
e.g. brave Superman, beautiful Greystones, speedy spaceship
Brave, beautiful and speedy are all adjectives.
They describe the nouns.
Click HERE to see a short video that teaches about adjectives
verbs = action words
Superman flies. We live in Greystones. The spaceship whizzed by.
In these sentences, flies, live and whizzed are all verbs or action words.
Click HERE to see a short video that explains what verbs are.
Here are FIVE online activities to practice nouns, adjectives and verbs.
Click on the this link for the BALLOON NOUN GAME
Click on this link to play the same game but this time about BALLOON VERB GAME
Click HERE to practice both nouns and verbs.
See what happens the monkey gets ten scoops of icecream in a row!
You can play three in different ways: Nouns only, Verbs only or both Nouns and Verbs
Click HERE to practice different parts of speech.
Untick the boxes leaving just nouns and verbs to practice them.
To play stop the asteroids from crashing into the planet.
Click HERE for Word Shark a game that goes back over Nouns, Adjectives and Verbs
Finally this short video goes back over Nouns, Adjectives and Verbs just to make sure you remember what they are.
We hope this helps you learn about Nouns, Adjectives and Verbs.
What was your favourite game for learning about Nouns, Adjectives and Verbs?
If you let us know we will see if we can find more like it.