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Notional grammars define adjectives as “words that describe nouns.” An adjective phrase consists of an adjective plus any modifiers and complements....September 18, 2011
Notional grammars define nouns as “words that name people, places, things, and ideas.” Noun phrases are phrases that consist of a...September 17, 2011
The English Speaker That Used the ‘Wrong’ Relative Pronoun: Subordinating with Who and That
According to the prescriptive grammar rule, the relative pronoun who should be used for people, and the relative pronoun that should...September 16, 2011
The Form-Function Method: Teaching Grammar with Grammatical Form and Grammatical Function
Grammar is an area of the language arts that teachers often find difficult to teach and students likewise find difficult to...September 15, 2011