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  • A Short History of ‘You’

    “What’s wrong with you?” posits the Oxford Dictionaries. But, seriously, what’s up with the oddness that is the second person personal...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonMarch 12, 2019
  • 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
  • Intensive Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and other grammatical forms. Intensive pronouns are pronouns that add...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJanuary 14, 2016
  • Reflexive Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are small words that can take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and other grammatical forms. Reflexive pronouns are pronouns...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJanuary 12, 2016
  • Possessive Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are small words that can take the place of other grammatical forms such as nouns and noun phrases. Possessive pronouns...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonMarch 16, 2015
  • Object Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are small words that can take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and other grammatical forms. Object pronouns are pronouns...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonFebruary 20, 2015
  • Subject Pronouns in English Grammar

    Pronouns are small words that can take the place of nouns, noun phrases, and other grammatical forms. Subject pronouns are pronouns...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonSeptember 30, 2013
  • 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
  • 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
  • Using Relative Pronouns as Adjunct Adverbials

    Traditional grammars define nouns as words that name a person, place, thing, or idea. Pronouns are a subcategory of nouns that...

    English AdverbsHeather JohnsonJuly 31, 2013
  • Using Relative Pronouns as Determinatives

    Traditional notional grammars define the noun as a word that refers to a person, place, thing, or idea. A pronoun is...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJuly 26, 2013
  • Using Relative Pronouns as Prepositional Complements

    The noun is defined in traditional notional grammars as a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. A pronoun...

    English PronounsHeather JohnsonJuly 21, 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