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  • 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
  • Grammatical Forms of English Prepositional Phrases

    A prepositional phrase is a phrase in which a preposition functions as the head of the phrase plus a prepositional complement....

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJune 25, 2013
  • Prepositional Verbs and Verb Phrase Complements

    Verbs are traditionally defined as “words that indicate action or state of being.” English verbs may be either transitive or intransitive....

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonJune 19, 2013
  • Grammatical Forms of English Noun Clauses

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

    English NounsHeather JohnsonJune 10, 2013
  • English Phrasal Verbs

    Phrasal verbs are a common verb form in the English language. Also called verb-particle constructions, the simplest definition of phrasal verbs...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonJune 2, 2013
  • The English Conjunction System: Coordinating, Correlative, and Subordinating Conjunctions

    Conjunctions are traditionally defined as words that link together other words, phrases, and clauses. The English language contains three grammatical forms...

    English ConjunctionsHeather JohnsonMay 26, 2013
  • Grammatical Forms of English Adjective Phrases

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

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonApril 15, 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
  • Grammatical Form of English Adjectives: Positive, Comparative, and Superlative Adjectives

    Traditional grammars define adjectives as “words that describe nouns.” Adjective phrases are phrases formed by an adjective plus any modifiers or...

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonApril 13, 2013
  • Grammatical Form of English Verb Clauses

    Consisting of a subject and a predicate, clauses are the smallest grammatical unit that can express a complete proposition. Verb clauses...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonApril 2, 2013
  • The English Demonstrative Pronoun System

    Demonstrative pronouns are a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause. Like demonstrative determiners, demonstrative...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonApril 1, 2013
  • Grammatical Form of English Adverb Clauses

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

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonMarch 30, 2013