English Online Academy

Online Learning Activities, Resources, and Community for International English Learners

English Online Academy

Online English Course: English Grammar: Basic Parts of Speech: Lesson 7: Interjections

Definition

An interjections is a word or group of words that is used to express surprise, fear, pain or other emotions. It is not grammatically related to other words in a sentence, so it functions independently. It may be followed by an exclamation point or may be included in a sentence set off by a comma.

List of Interjections

ah goodness hurray tsk
aha gracious oh well
alas great omigosh/omg whew
dear hello/hi ouch wow
gee hey psst yipee

Examples

  • Ouch! You hurt my knee.
  • Hello, how have you been?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

Skip to toolbar