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  • Grammatical Functions of English P-words

    P-words are prepositions and adverbs that no longer perform prepositional or adverbial functions. P-words are function words, which are defined as...

    English P-wordsHeather JohnsonSeptember 16, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Noun Phrase Modifiers

    Traditional grammars define verbs as “words that denote actions and states of being.” A verb phrase consists of a verb plus...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 15, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Adjective Clauses

    Adjective clauses are dependent clauses that consists of a relative pronoun followed by a clause and that perform adjectival functions. Adjective...

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonSeptember 7, 2013
  • Using Adverbs as Adverb Phrase Heads

    Traditional grammars define adverbs as “words that describe verbs, adjectives, other adverbs, and clauses.” An adverb phrase is a phrase that...

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 4, 2013
  • Using Verbs and Verb Phrases as Predicates

    Traditional grammars define verbs as “words that denote actions and states of being.” A verb phrase consists of a verb plus...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 3, 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
  • Using Noun Clauses as Noun Phrase Complements

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

    English NounsHeather JohnsonSeptember 1, 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
  • Using Pronouns as Object Complements

    Traditional grammars describe nouns as words that name people, places, things, and ideas. Pronouns are a subcategory of nouns that take...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonAugust 28, 2013
  • Using Prepositions as Prepositional Phrase Heads

    Traditional grammars define prepositions as “words that indicate a relationship to another word.” Prepositional phrases consist of a preposition plus another...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonAugust 27, 2013
  • Using P-words as Particles

    P-words are defined as prepositions and adverbs that no longer perform prepositional or adverbial functions. P-words are function words, which are...

    English P-wordsHeather JohnsonAugust 26, 2013
  • 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