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  • The Predicate Adjective in English Grammar

    Predicate adjectives are defined as adjectival grammatical forms that perform the grammatical function of subject complement. Subject complements are words, phrases,...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJuly 19, 2013
  • The Predicate Nominative in English Grammar

    Predicate nominatives, or predicate nouns, are defined as nominal grammatical forms that perform the grammatical function of subject complement. Subject complements...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJuly 18, 2013
  • Using Relative Pronouns as Indirect Objects

    Nouns are defined in traditional grammars as words that people, places, things, and ideas. A subcategory of nouns, pronouns are traditionally...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJuly 17, 2013
  • Using Relative Pronouns as Object Complements

    Nouns are defined in traditional grammars as words that refer to people, places, things, and ideas. Pronouns are words that take...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJuly 16, 2013
  • Using Relative Pronouns as Direct Objects

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

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJuly 15, 2013
  • The Determinative in English Grammar

    Determinatives are words and phrases that express additional information such as definiteness, proximity, quantity, and relationships about a noun phrase or...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJuly 9, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Direct Objects

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

    English NounsHeather JohnsonJuly 1, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Subject Complements

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

    English NounsHeather JohnsonJune 30, 2013
  • Using Relative Pronouns as Subjects

    Traditional grammars define the noun as a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. Pronouns are a subcategory of...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJune 29, 2013
  • Using Noun Clauses as Subjects

    Clauses consist of a subject and a predicate. Dependent or subordinate clauses are clauses that cannot function independently as complete sentences...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonJune 29, 2013
  • Using Pronouns as Appositives

    The notional definition of a noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. Pronouns are a subcategory...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJune 28, 2013
  • Using Pronouns as Prepositional Complements

    Traditional grammars define nouns as words that refer to people, places, things, and ideas. A subcategory of nouns, pronouns are words...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJune 27, 2013
  • The Noun Phrase Complement in English Grammar

    Noun phrase complements are words, phrases, and clauses that complete the meaning of a noun or noun phrase. Unlike noun phrase...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJune 23, 2013
  • The Noun Phrase Modifier in English Grammar

    Noun phrase modifiers are defined as words, phrases, and clauses that describe a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase. Although adjectives and...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJune 22, 2013
  • The Prepositional Complement in English Grammar

    Prepositional complements are defined as the word, phrase, or clause that directly follows the preposition and completes the meaning of the...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJune 21, 2013