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English Nouns

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A noun is a word that “names a person, place, thing, or idea.” A noun phrase consists of a noun or pronoun plus any modifiers, complements, and determiners.

  • Forming Noun Clauses from Questions

    Similar to nouns and noun phrases in grammatical function, noun clauses are dependent or subordinate clauses that perform nominal functions and...

    Heather JohnsonOctober 12, 2013
  • English Noun Clauses

    Noun clauses are independent, or subordinate, clauses that perform nominal functions. Clauses are grammatical structures that contain a subject and a...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 2, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Noun Phrase Complements

    In grammar, a clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. A dependent or subordinate clause...

    Heather JohnsonSeptember 1, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Appositives

    In grammar, a clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. A dependent or subordinate clause...

    Heather JohnsonAugust 19, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Adjective Phrase Complements

    A clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. A dependent or subordinate clause is a...

    Heather JohnsonAugust 18, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Prepositional Complements

    A clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. A dependent or subordinate clause is a...

    Heather JohnsonAugust 17, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Indirect Objects

    Clauses are grammatical structures that consist of a subject and a predicate. Dependent or subordinate clauses are clauses that cannot function...

    Heather JohnsonAugust 4, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Object Complements

    A clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. Dependent or subordinate clauses are clauses that...

    Heather JohnsonAugust 3, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Direct Objects

    A clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. Dependent or subordinate clauses are clauses that...

    Heather JohnsonJuly 1, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Subject Complements

    Clauses are grammatical structures that consist of a subject and a predicate. Dependent or subordinate clauses are clauses that cannot function...

    Heather JohnsonJune 30, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Subjects

    Clauses consist of a subject and a predicate. Dependent or subordinate clauses are clauses that cannot function independently as complete sentences...

    Heather JohnsonJune 29, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Noun Clauses

    A noun clause is a dependent clause that consists of a subordinating conjunction followed by a clause and that performs a...

    Heather JohnsonJune 11, 2013
  • Grammatical Forms of English Noun Clauses

    Similar to the noun and noun phrase in grammatical function, a noun clause is a dependent or subordinate clause that consists...

    Heather JohnsonJune 10, 2013
  • Types of Nouns: Common, Proper, Collective, Compound, Count, and Noncount

    Traditional grammars define nouns as “words that name people, places, things, and ideas.” Prototypical nouns express grammatical number, singular and plural,...

    Heather JohnsonMay 19, 2013
  • Grammatical Form of English Nouns

    Traditional grammars define nouns as “words that refer to people, places, things, and ideas.” Pronouns are a subcategory of nouns. Noun...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 27, 2013