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  • The Appositive in English Grammar

    Appositives are words, phrases, and clauses that supports another word, phrase, or clause by describing or modifying the other word, phrase,...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJune 14, 2018
  • The Postpositional Complement in English Grammar

    Postpositional complements are defined as the word, phrase, or clause that directly precedes the postposition and completes the meaning of the...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonJanuary 27, 2018
  • The Adpositional Complement in English Grammar

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

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonFebruary 10, 2014
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Grammatical Forms of English Prepositional Phrases

    A prepositional phrase is a phrase in which a preposition functions as the head of the phrase plus a prepositional complement....

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJune 25, 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