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  • 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
  • Types of English Adverbs: Manner, Time, Place, Frequency, Degree

    An adverb is a “word that describes a verb, adjective, other adverb, or clause.” An adverb phrase consists of an adverb...

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonJuly 13, 2018
  • English Adverb Clauses

    Traditional grammars describe adverb clauses as dependent or subordinate clauses that consist of a subordinating conjunction followed by a clause and...

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonJuly 11, 2018
  • English P-words

    P-words are prepositions and adverbs that no longer perform prepositional or adverbial functions including particles in phrasal verbs, quasi-modal verbs, and...

    English P-wordsHeather JohnsonJuly 10, 2018
  • Grammatical Form of English P-words

    P-words are prepositions and adverbs that no longer perform prepositional or adverbial functions. P-words are also function words, which are defined...

    English P-wordsHeather JohnsonJuly 9, 2018
  • Grammatical Form of English Postpositions

    Belonging to a grammatical category consisting of a small closed word set, notional grammars define adpositions as “words that indicate a...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJuly 4, 2018
  • English Adverbs

    Notional grammars define adverbs as “words that describe verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, and clauses.” An adverb phrase consists of an adverb...

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonJune 30, 2018
  • 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
  • Intensive Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and other grammatical forms. Intensive pronouns are pronouns that add...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJanuary 14, 2016
  • Reflexive Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are small words that can take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and other grammatical forms. Reflexive pronouns are pronouns...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJanuary 12, 2016
  • Object Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are small words that can take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and other grammatical forms. Object pronouns are pronouns...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonFebruary 20, 2015
  • Grammatical Forms of English Determiner Phrases

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

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJune 20, 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
  • English Interjections

    Interjections as words that “express pain, surprise, anger, pleasure, or some other emotion or sentiment.” Grammatical Form Grammatical Form of English...

    English InterjectionsHeather JohnsonApril 4, 2014