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  • Past Participles of Irregular English Verbs

    Past participles, or -en participles, are a nonfinite verb form in English that perform verbal and adjectival functions. The following sections...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonMay 14, 2013
  • Past Participles of Regular English Verbs

    Past participles, or -en participles, are a nonfinite verb form in English that perform verbal and adjectival functions. The following sections...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonMay 12, 2013
  • Present Participles of English Verbs

    Present participles, or -ing participles, are a nonfinite verb form in English that perform verbal, adjectival, and nominal functions. The following...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonMay 10, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Pronouns and Pronoun Phrases

    Nouns are traditionally defined as “persons, places, things, and ideas.” Noun phrases are defined as phrases that consist of a noun...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonApril 20, 2013
  • Predicative-Only Adjectives

    Traditional grammars define adjectives as “words that describe nouns.” Prototypical adjectives perform five grammatical functions in English grammar: Adjective phrase head...

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonApril 14, 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...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonMarch 21, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Nouns and Noun Phrases

    Noun phrases including nouns and pronouns perform eleven main grammatical functions within sentences in the English language. The eleven functions of...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonMarch 7, 2013
  • The English Personal Pronoun System

    Pronouns are small words that can take the place of nouns and noun phrases. Personal pronouns are pronouns that take the...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonSeptember 20, 2011
  • English Nouns

    Notional grammars define nouns as “words that name people, places, things, and ideas.” Noun phrases are phrases that consist of a...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonSeptember 17, 2011