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  • The Infinitive Marker in English Grammar

    Infinitive markers are function words that distinguish the base forms from the infinitive forms of English verbs. Function words are words...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonAugust 25, 2013
  • The Verb Phrase Head in English Grammar

    Verb phrase heads are words that function as the heads of verb phrases. A verb phrase consists of a verb plus...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonAugust 24, 2013
  • The Adjective Phrase Head in English Grammar

    Adjective phrase heads are words that function as the heads of adjective phrases. An adjective phrase consists of an adjective plus...

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonAugust 20, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Appositives

    In grammar, a clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. A dependent or subordinate clause...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonAugust 19, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Adjective Phrase Complements

    A clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. A dependent or subordinate clause is a...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonAugust 18, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Prepositional Complements

    A clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. A dependent or subordinate clause is a...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonAugust 17, 2013
  • The Noun Phrase Head in English Grammar

    Noun phrase heads are words that function as the heads of noun phrases. A noun phrase consists of a noun or...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonAugust 14, 2013
  • Using Numerals as Determinatives

    Numerals belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonAugust 12, 2013
  • Using Quantifiers as Determinatives

    Quantifiers belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonAugust 10, 2013
  • Using Possessive Interrogative Determiners as Determinatives

    Possessive interrogative determiners belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonAugust 8, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Indirect Objects

    Clauses are grammatical structures that consist of a subject and a predicate. Dependent or subordinate clauses are clauses that cannot function...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonAugust 4, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Object Complements

    A clause is a grammatical structure that consists of a subject and a predicate. Dependent or subordinate clauses are clauses that...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonAugust 3, 2013
  • Using Relative Pronouns as Adjunct Adverbials

    Traditional grammars define nouns as words that name a person, place, thing, or idea. Pronouns are a subcategory of nouns that...

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonJuly 31, 2013
  • Using Relative Pronouns as Determinatives

    Traditional notional grammars define the noun as a word that refers to a person, place, thing, or idea. A pronoun is...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJuly 26, 2013
  • Using Possessive Determiners as Determinatives

    Possessive determiners belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJuly 24, 2013