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  • The Adpositional Phrase Head in English Grammar

    Encompassing both prepositional phrase heads and postpositional phrase heads, adpositional phrase heads are words that function as the heads of adpositional...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMarch 16, 2018
  • Ambitransitive English Verbs

    Verbs are traditionally defined as “words that describe actions or states of being.” Main or principal English verbs may be either...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonFebruary 25, 2016
  • Intransitive English Verbs

    Notional grammars define verbs as “action or state of being words.” Main verbs, or principal verbs, fall into five categories in...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonFebruary 7, 2016
  • The Ideology of Teaching English Prepositions

    An ideology, as defined in the Oxford English Dictionary, is a “systematic scheme of ideas, usually relating to politics or society,...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonApril 5, 2015
  • Using Prepositional Phrases as Prepositional Complements

    Traditional notional grammars define prepositions as words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial or temporal...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonJanuary 29, 2014
  • The Prepositional Phrase Head in English Grammar

    Prepositional phrase heads are words that function as the heads of prepositional phrases. A prepositional phrase consists of a preposition plus...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonNovember 6, 2013
  • Grammatical Form of English Adpositions

    Adpositions are traditionally defined by notional grammars as words that “link to other words, phrases, and clauses” and that “express spatial...

    English PrepositionsHeather JohnsonOctober 20, 2013
  • Prepositional Verb Dictionary

    The prepositional verb is a common intransitive verb form in the English language. Prepositional verbs consist of a verb plus a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonOctober 7, 2013
  • Using P-words as Infinitive Markers

    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 JohnsonSeptember 26, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: Z

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 14, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: Y

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 14, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: X

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 13, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: W

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 13, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: V

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 13, 2013
  • Phrasal Verb Dictionary: U

    Phrasal verbs are a common English verb form that consist of a verb followed by a p-word that functions as a...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 13, 2013