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  • Lies Your Grammar Teacher Told You: Nouns and Adjectives

    Notional grammars define adjectives as “words that describe nouns.” Big, cute, green, small, and wonky are prototypical adjectives. In big bully,...

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonMarch 31, 2019
  • Determiners Are Not Adjectives

    Traditional grammars categorize determiners with either adjectives or pronouns. But determiners are not adjectives. Repeat after me: Determiners are not adjectives....

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonJanuary 12, 2019
  • English Determiners

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun phrase...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJune 1, 2018
  • Grammatical Forms of English Determiners

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonMay 29, 2018
  • The Determiner Phrase Head in English Grammar

    Determiner phrase heads are words that function as the heads of determiner phrases. A determiner phrase consist of two or more...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMay 26, 2018
  • The Numeral in English Grammar

    Belonging to a closed class of words, determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJune 17, 2014
  • The Quantifier in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJune 6, 2014
  • The Possessive Interrogative Determiner in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJune 3, 2014
  • Grammatical Forms of English Verb Phrases

    A verb phrase is a phrase in which a verb functions as the head of the phrase plus any auxiliaries (modals,...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonApril 29, 2014
  • The Possessive Determiner in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonMarch 6, 2014
  • Using Determiner Phrases as Determinatives

    Belonging to a closed class of function words, determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun,...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonOctober 23, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Determiners

    Determiners are words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or a verb in the...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonOctober 14, 2013
  • The Interrogative Determiner in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonSeptember 27, 2013
  • English Pronouns

    Notional grammars define pronouns as “small words that take the place of nouns and other grammatical forms.” Pronoun is a subcategory...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonAugust 29, 2013
  • Using Possessive Interrogative Determiners as Determinatives

    Possessive interrogative determiners belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonAugust 8, 2013