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  • Grammatical Aspect in English

    Grammatical aspect can be defined as the grammaticalized expression of the temporal structure of an action or state. Temporal structure roughly...

    Heather JohnsonApril 5, 2013
  • Grammatical Tense in English

    Grammatical tense can be defined as the grammaticalized expression of the location in time of an action or state. Verb tense...

    Heather JohnsonApril 4, 2013
  • The English Interrogative Pronoun System

    Interrogative pronouns are a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause. Similar to interrogative determiners,...

    Heather JohnsonApril 3, 2013
  • Grammatical Form of English Verb Clauses

    Consisting of a subject and a predicate, clauses are the smallest grammatical unit that can express a complete proposition. Verb clauses...

    Heather JohnsonApril 2, 2013
  • The English Demonstrative Pronoun System

    Demonstrative pronouns are a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause. Like demonstrative determiners, demonstrative...

    Heather JohnsonApril 1, 2013
  • Grammatical Form of English Adverb Clauses

    Similar to the adverb and adverb phrases in grammatical function, an adverb clause is a dependent or subordinate clause that consists...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 30, 2013
  • The English Indefinite Pronoun System

    Traditional grammars defined pronouns as “small words that take the place of nouns and noun phrases.” In additional to the personal...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 29, 2013
  • The Subject Complement in English Grammar

    Subject complements are defined as words, phrases, and clauses that follow a copular, or linking, verb and refer back to modify,...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 28, 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
  • Grammatical Forms of English Noun Phrases

    A noun phrase is a phrase in which a noun functions as the head of the phrase plus any determiners, modifiers,...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 26, 2013
  • Possessive Nouns in English

    Possessive nouns are nouns that indicate a possession of or some other relationship to another word or phrase. In the English...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 25, 2013
  • Irregular Plural Nouns in English

    Prototypical English nouns have both singular and plural forms. Singular nouns refer to one “person, place, thing, or idea” while plural...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 23, 2013
  • Regular Plural Nouns in English

    Prototypical English nouns have both singular and plural forms. Singular nouns refer to one “person, place, thing, or idea” while plural...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 23, 2013
  • The Interjector in English Grammar

    Interjectors are words and phrases that express pain, surprise, anger, pleasure, or some other emotion or sentiment on the part of...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 22, 2013
  • Using Nouns and Noun Phrases as Appositives

    As defined by traditional grammars, a noun is a word that refers to a person, place, thing, or idea. A noun...

    Heather JohnsonMarch 21, 2013