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  • 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
  • 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