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  • Lies Your Grammar Teacher Told You: Possessive Pronouns and Possessive Determiners

    As I have written repeatedly, the line between grammatical forms is blurry at best, especially among lexical categories like noun, verb,...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonNovember 27, 2019
  • Determiners Are Not Adjectives

    Traditional grammars categorize determiners with either adjectives or pronouns. But determiners are not adjectives. Repeat after me: Determiners are not adjectives....

    English AdjectivesHeather JohnsonJanuary 12, 2019
  • English Determiners

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun phrase...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJune 1, 2018
  • Grammatical Forms of English Determiners

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonMay 29, 2018
  • The Determiner Phrase Head in English Grammar

    Determiner phrase heads are words that function as the heads of determiner phrases. A determiner phrase consist of two or more...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMay 26, 2018
  • Grammatical Forms of English Determiner Phrases

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJune 20, 2014
  • The Possessive Determiner in English Grammar

    Determiners are a closed class of words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonMarch 6, 2014
  • Grammatical Functions of English Determiners

    Determiners are words that provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number about a noun or a verb in the...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonOctober 14, 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
  • Using Possessive Determiners as Determinatives

    Possessive determiners belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJuly 24, 2013
  • Using Interrogative Determiners as Determinatives

    Interrogative determiners belong to a closed class of words call determiners. Determiners provide information such as familiarity, location, quantity, and number...

    English DeterminersHeather JohnsonJuly 23, 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
  • Witchy Speech

    Witches and wizards found in fantasy literature reveal themselves as magical not only through their actions and outward appearances but also...

    InformationHeather JohnsonNovember 16, 2011
  • One Must Wash Their Hands: Using “They” in the Singular and Impersonal

    Most native English speakers can recall (with some trepidation) the days of fill-in-the-blank grammar exercises. Consider with me the following sentences:...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonSeptember 29, 2011