Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Lesson 8: Recognizing Interjections

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1. An INTERJECTION is an exclamatory word that is not related with the other words in the sentence.

2. An exclamation point is usually used after an interjection, but a comma maybe used after a mild interjection.


  • Hurrah! The war is over.
  • Boy, did he hit the ball?
  • Well, what do you know about that?


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Other examples of Interjections:

  • Oh
  • Ouch
  • Hey
  • My
  • You see
  • Behold
  • Lo


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Example Sentences:

a.) Behold, I will make the flowers disappear right before your eyes.

b.) My! must you always make a scene in front of the class?

c.) Oh, a clear conscience and a quiet spirit.



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Exercise:


Complete each sentence below.


1.) Oh! _____________.

2.) Ouch! _____________.

3,) Well, _____________.

4.) Hey! _____________.

5.) Boy, _____________.

6.) My! _____________.

7.) Hurrah! _____________.

8.) You see, _____________.

9.) Behold, _____________.

10.) Lo, _____________.




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