Interjection
 
 
 
 
Interjection

In this lesson you will watch an interjection video, learn the definition of an interjection, study examples of interjections, and take a test.
Interjection Video
 
Interjection Definition
  • An interjection is:
  • a word or phrase used mostly in speech to show emotion, gain attention, exclaim, protest, or command
  • not grammatically related to any other part of a sentence
  • typically:
  • found at the beginning of a sentence
  • followed by an exclamation mark or comma
Interjection Examples
  • Oh no! I forgot that the exam was today.
  • Hey! Put that down!
Interjections Test

For each test question fill in the blank with the interjection which best fits with the context (meaning) of the sentence.
1.  ________! I found a twenty dollar bill.

     a.  Hey
     b.  Oh no
2.  ________! That girl is really sexy.

     a.  Yeah
     b.  Welcome
3.  ________! You're really moving to another country?

     a.  Good-bye
     b.  What
4.  ________! She is not coming to work again?

     a.  Welcome
     b.  Eh
5.  ________! Please sit anywhere.

     a.  Welcome
     b.  Oh no
6.  ________! No talking in the library!

     a.  Quiet
     b.  What
7.  ________! You are disrupting the class!

     a.  Sit down
     b.  What
8.  ________! This food was really expensive.

     a.  Eat
     b.  Good-bye
9.  ________! It was your idea to meet today.

     a.  Good-bye
     b.  Talk
10.  ________! I am not going to the party tonight.

     a.  Welcome
     b.  No way
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A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
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Commonly Confused Words: Part One
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening, reading)

A video lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words.
The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed.
Click here to visit the lesson page.
Commonly Confused Words: Part Two
(Beginner - Listening)

An audio lesson to help with your understanding of commonly confused words. The English is spoken at 75% of normal speed. Click here to visit the lesson page with the written script for this audio program.
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