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  • 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
  • Nominal Functions of English Verbs and Verb Phrases

    Traditional grammars define verbs as “action or state of being words.” Verb phrases are phrases that consist of a verb plus...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonAugust 22, 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 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
  • Nominal Functions of English Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

    Traditional grammars define prepositions as “words that indicate a relation between the noun or pronoun and another word, which may be...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJuly 7, 2013
  • The Indirect Object in English Grammar

    Indirect objects are words, phrases, and clauses that follow a ditransitive verb and indicate to or for whom or what the...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJune 21, 2013
  • Using Pronouns as Indirect Objects

    Nouns are traditionally defined as words that refer to people, places, things, and ideas. A subcategory of nouns, pronouns are words...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJune 20, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Noun Clauses

    A noun clause is a dependent clause that consists of a subordinating conjunction followed by a clause and that performs a...

    English NounsHeather JohnsonJune 11, 2013
  • English Verbs: Copular, Intransitive, Transitive, Ditransitive, and Ambitransitive

    Verbs are traditionally defined as “action or state of being words.” In the English language, main or principal verbs may be...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonMay 25, 2013
  • Present Participles of English Verbs

    Present participles, or -ing participles, are a nonfinite verb form in English that perform verbal, adjectival, and nominal functions. The following...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonMay 10, 2013
  • The English Relative Pronoun System

    Relative pronouns are both a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause and a type...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonApril 21, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of English Pronouns and Pronoun Phrases

    Nouns are traditionally defined as “persons, places, things, and ideas.” Noun phrases are defined as phrases that consist of a noun...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonApril 20, 2013
  • The English Interrogative Pronoun System

    Interrogative pronouns are a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause. Similar to interrogative determiners,...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonApril 3, 2013
  • The English Demonstrative Pronoun System

    Demonstrative pronouns are a type of pronoun that take the place of another word, phrase, or clause. Like demonstrative determiners, demonstrative...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonApril 1, 2013
  • The English Indefinite Pronoun System

    Traditional grammars defined pronouns as “small words that take the place of nouns and noun phrases.” In additional to the personal...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonMarch 29, 2013