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20 Chapter 3. Parts of Speech: Coming to Terms In This Chapter · Learn four of the eight parts of speech: nouns, verbs, conjunctions, and prepositions · Understand the concept of subject and object · See how words are put together to create meaning English words are divided into eight different parts of speech according to their function in a sen- tence. The parts of speech are (the envelope, please): adjectives , adverbs , conjunctions , interjec- tions, nouns, pronouns, prepositions, and verbs. In this chapter, you learn all about nouns, verbs, conjunctions, and prepositions. I explain the other four parts of speech in Chapter 4. You learn how to recognize parts of speech so you have a standard way to describe how words work together to create meaning.