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Parts of speech.

Partes de una oración.

Subject
Verb
Predicate
Parts of speech 2
Partes de una oración.

Subject Verb Predicate


- noun - noun
- verb
- pronoun - direct object
form - article
- article - adjective
- adjective - adverb
- adverb - preposition
- preposition - conjunction
- conjunction - etc...
- etc...
The Subject
El Sujeto

Subject
- Personal pronoun: I, he, she, it, we, you, they

- Noun: Carla, cars, Pedro and I, computers, drawings etc.

- Gerund: Printing, Eating, Working, Formatting etc.

- Infinitive: To print, To eat, To work, To format etc.

- Group of words: The fastest computer, Very efficient laptops etc.

- Clauses: The girl who studies with me speaks French.


The Subject
El Sujeto

Personal Pronouns

- I am a software programmer.
- He deleted the program last week.
- She is cooking a delicious meal.
- It can work perfectly well.
- You printed the wrong document.
- We were working on that project while you were not here.
- You could have bought a computer.
- They will buy a new multimedia system.
The Subject
El Sujeto

Nouns

- Helicopters are generally faster than regular planes.


- This novel was written by my brother.
- Carola will arrive tomorrow morning.
- A computer performs high speed calculations .
- Pedro and Miguel like to help the poor.
- The scissors are in the drawer.
- Microprocessors are also called processors.
- That woman is the new manager.
The Subject
El Sujeto

Gerunds

- Deleting all the files isn't the solution.

- Working until very late is not healthy.

- Designing web pages is a profitable activity in the USA.

- Talking too loud has always be considered impolite.


The Subject
El Sujeto

Infinitives

- To know him is to love him.

- To work until very late is not healthy.

- To design web pages is a profitable activity in the USA.

- To talk too loud has always be considered impolite.


The Subject
El Sujeto

Group of words

- Very fast computers are usually used by young people.

- These brand-new printers work much better.

- Red tomatoes are healthier than green tomatoes.

- Perfectly round tables are made by Tables & Chairs co.


The Subject
El Sujeto

Clauses

- The machine which broke down is working again.

- The scanner that I wanted to buy is too expensive.

- The people who I work with are very nice.

- The girl who we met last night was Fred's secretary.