Parts of Speech vs. Parts of the Sentence

A part of speech is a specific category that is assigned to a set of words that have the same grammatical function. A part of a sentence can consist of one or more parts of speech to construct additional components of language.

Examples of Parts of Speech and Parts of the Sentence

Part of Speech Examples

Nouns

Pronouns

Verbs

Adjectives

Adverbs

Prepositions

Conjunctions

Interjections

Part of the Sentence Examples

Subject

Predicate

Direct Object

Indirect Object

Objective Complements

Subject Complements

Phrases

Clauses

Verbals

Prepositional Phrases

Object of the Preposition

Want to try GrammarFlip for yourself?

Get 30 days free

Explore More Lessons & Curriculum: