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  • Grammatical Mood in English

    Grammatical mood is defined as a set of distinctive verb forms that express modality. Modality is the grammaticalized expression of the...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonApril 8, 2013
  • Grammatical Voice in English

    Grammatical voice is loosely defined as the grammaticalized expression of relationships between predicate and nominal functions such as subject and object....

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonApril 7, 2013
  • Tense and Aspect of English Verbs

    All finite, or conjugated, verbs in English express grammatical tense and grammatical aspect. Tense is the grammaticalized expression of the location...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonApril 6, 2013
  • Grammatical Aspect in English

    Grammatical aspect can be defined as the grammaticalized expression of the temporal structure of an action or state. Temporal structure roughly...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonApril 5, 2013
  • Grammatical Tense in English

    Grammatical tense can be defined as the grammaticalized expression of the location in time of an action or state. Verb tense...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonApril 4, 2013
  • Grammatical Functions of Verbs in Predicate Verb Phrases

    A predicate is defined as a word or phrase that expresses the action performed by the grammatical subject or the state...

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonMarch 14, 2013
  • The Modal in English Grammar

    Modals are words that express modality. Modals function within verb phrases functioning as predicates. Only one grammatical form can perform the...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMarch 12, 2013
  • The Subject in English Grammar

    Subjects are words, phrases, and clauses that perform the action of or act upon the verb. Although nouns, pronouns, and noun...

    Grammatical FunctionHeather JohnsonMarch 10, 2013
  • To Boldly Go Where Most English Speakers Have Gone Before: The Split Infinitive

    To split the infinitive or to not split the infinitive, that is the question. Prescriptive grammars forbid the splitting of infinitives....

    English VerbsHeather JohnsonSeptember 28, 2011