All posts tagged "grammatical form"
With or Without a Complement: The Form and Function of Prepositions
“Prepositions are not words to end sentences with” reads the joke commenting on a prescriptive grammar rule for prepositions. According to...English P-wordsNovember 27, 2011
Notional grammars define adjectives as “words that describe nouns.” An adjective phrase consists of an adjective plus any modifiers and complements....English AdjectivesSeptember 18, 2011
Notional grammars define nouns as “words that name people, places, things, and ideas.” Noun phrases are phrases that consist of a...English NounsSeptember 17, 2011
The Form-Function Method: Teaching Grammar with Grammatical Form and Grammatical Function
Grammar is an area of the language arts that teachers often find difficult to teach and students likewise find difficult to...InformationSeptember 15, 2011