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What are nouns, adjectives, adverbs etc?

Here are some brief explanations of the different types of words that make up speach/language.

Nouns
Nouns are words that describe a person, place or thing.

Verbs
Verbs are "action" words.

Adjectives
Adjectives are words that describe a noun (i.e. describe person place or thing).

Adverbs
Adverbs are words that describe a verb (i.e. describe an activity).

Pronouns
Word Tense - this refers to a word being past, present or future tense. I ate, I eat, I will eat