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  • 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
  • Grammatical Form of English Interjections

    Interjections in English are traditionally defined as words that “express pain, surprise, anger, pleasure, or some other emotion or sentiment.” Similar...

    English InterjectionsHeather JohnsonMarch 21, 2014
  • English Adjective Clauses

    The basic definition of an adjective clause is a dependent or subordinate clause that consists of a subordinating conjunction, specifically a...

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonDecember 20, 2013
  • Grammatical Forms of English Adjective Clauses

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

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonNovember 27, 2013
  • Grammatical Forms of English Adverb Phrases

    An adverb phrase is a phrase in which an adverb functions as the head of the phrase plus any modifiers. The...

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonNovember 25, 2013
  • The Correlative Conjunction in English Grammar

    Traditional grammars defined the conjunction as a word that “links together other words, phrases, and clauses.” Correlative conjunctions are a type...

    English ConjunctionsHeather JohnsonNovember 3, 2013
  • Grammatical Form of English Adpositions

    Adpositions are traditionally defined by notional grammars as words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonOctober 20, 2013
  • The Coordinating Conjunction in English Grammar

    Traditional grammars define conjunctions as words that “link together other words, phrases, and clauses.” Coordinating conjunctions are a type of conjunction...

    English ConjunctionsHeather JohnsonOctober 18, 2013
  • Forming Noun Clauses from Questions

    Similar to nouns and noun phrases in grammatical function, noun clauses are dependent or subordinate clauses that perform nominal functions and...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonOctober 12, 2013
  • Subject Pronouns in English Grammar

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

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonSeptember 30, 2013
  • Grammatical Form of English Adverbs: Positive, Comparative, and Superlative Adverbs

    Adverbs in English are traditionally defined as “words that describe verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, and clauses.” Adverb phrases are phrases formed...

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 5, 2013
  • English Noun Clauses

    Noun clauses are independent, or subordinate, clauses that perform nominal functions. Clauses are grammatical structures that contain a subject and a...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonSeptember 2, 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
  • Grammatical Form of English Prepositions

    Traditional grammars define prepositions as “words that indicate a relation between the noun or pronoun and another word, which may be...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJune 26, 2013