Word Types

This is where you’ll find short courses about words and their various types. Choose a topic from the menu below, click on a question and begin studying with with our free lessons and professional materials. Academic Marker’s courses on Words have been carefully designed to improve English proficiency and academic confidence.

Adjectives

A short course about the many different types of adjective and their uses.

Adverbs

Whether of manner or frequency, adverbs are helpful for adding information to verbs.

Conjunctions

Conjunctions such as ‘and’ and ‘because’ are perfect for joining clauses together.

Determiners

Determiners such as ‘articles’ and ‘quantifiers’ are tricky, but are worth learning.

Interjections

Strange words like ‘hey’ or ‘ouch’ that are used to interject during speech.

Nouns

Nouns are one of the most useful word classes, particularly in academia.

Prepositions

Words such as ‘in’ or ‘about’ that indicate place or time are known as prepositions.

Pronouns

A short academic course about pronouns such as the words ‘it’, ‘they’, ‘me’ and ‘you’. 

Verbs

Accurate verbs are the key to correct sentences; learn more about them here.