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  • 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
  • Using Adverb Clauses as Adjunct Adverbials

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

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonJuly 4, 2014
  • Grammatical Function of English Adverb Clauses

    Adverb clauses are defined as subordinate or dependent clauses that consist of a subordinating conjunction followed by a clause and that...

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonJuly 1, 2014
  • The Passive in English Grammar

    Passives are words that express the passive voice. Passives function within verb phrases functioning as predicates. Only one grammatical form can...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMay 23, 2014
  • The Progressive in English Grammar

    Progressives are words that express the progressive aspect including the perfect-progressive aspect. Progressives function within verb phrases functioning as predicates. Only...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMay 20, 2014
  • The Verb Phrase Modifier in English Grammar

    Verb phrase modifiers are defined as words, phrases, and clauses that describe a verb phrase. A verb phrase is a phrase...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMay 9, 2014
  • The Noun Clause Modifier in English Grammar

    Noun clause modifiers are defined as words, phrases, and clauses that describe a noun clause. A noun clause is a dependent...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMay 6, 2014
  • Using Postpositional Phrases as Disjunct Adverbials

    Traditional grammars notionally define adpositions as words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial or temporal...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonApril 18, 2014
  • Using Postpositional Phrases as Adjunct Adverbials

    Notional grammars define adpositions as words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial or temporal relations.”...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonApril 15, 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
  • Using Interjections as Interjectors

    Notional grammars traditionally define interjections as words that “express pain, surprise, anger, pleasure, or some other emotion or sentiment.” Unlike the...

    English InterjectionsHeather JohnsonMarch 28, 2014
  • Grammatical Function of English Interjections

    Traditional grammars notionally define interjections as words that “express pain, surprise, anger, pleasure, or some other emotion or sentiment.” Interjections perform...

    English InterjectionsHeather JohnsonMarch 25, 2014
  • Using Postpositions as Postpositional Phrase Heads

    Adpositions are words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial or temporal relations.” In addition to...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonMarch 18, 2014