Parts of Speech
Assigning Part of Speech Labels
Assign each word one of the following part of speech labels
- major pos-labels: N, V, A, Adv, P
- minor pos-labels: Det, Conj, Comp, Aux, Part, To, Not, Be, Have
- For pronouns: indicate the syntactic category that it is a pro-from of, i.e. NP (for personal pronouns), Det (for possessive pronouns).
Pat didn't try to solve this exercise.
Pat/ did/ n't/ try/ to/ solve/ his/ problems/.
Note: If you don't agree with the pos-labels in the master solution, try to find arguments in favor of or against your solution and the one proposed here. Do you find that you disagree more often with minor or with major part of speech labels?