"Adjective Clause" Essays and Research Papers

  • Adjective Clause

    ADJECTIVE CLAUSES/ Relative Clauses An adjective clause is a subordinate (dependent)` clause used as an adjective. Like single-word adjectives, adjective clauses describe and modify nouns. The following relative pronouns introduce adjective clauses. Who refers only to persons. The man is a police officer. He lives next door. The man who lives next door is a police officer. Whom is the objective form of who and refers only to persons. He is one police officer. I respect him very much...

    Adjective, Adverbial clause, Clause 1464  Words | 5  Pages

  • Adjective Clauses, Subject and Object Pronouns

    Chapter 10 GRAMMAR BRIEFING 1: Adjective Clauses; Subject and Object Pronouns An adjective clause (also called a relative clause) is a clause that modifies a noun. An adjective clause identifies, describes, or gives more information about the noun it modifies. The adjective clauses in this chapter are restrictive adjective clauses. (See Chapter 11 for nonrestrictive adjective clauses.) FORM Adjective Clauses; Subject and Object Pronouns Adjective Clauses  An adjective clause begins with a relative pronoun...

    Adjective, Noun, Noun phrase 1089  Words | 6  Pages

  • Teaching Adjective Clauses: Research and Pedagogical Techniques

    TEACHING ADJECTIVE CLAUSES Summary of Research & Pedagogical Techniques This paper contains researches about teaching adjective clauses. In here, I will discuss the various methods in teaching adjective clauses for the ESL/EFL students. After examining the different methods and comparing them with each other, this paper will explain the application of the knowledge to my present and future teaching and will demonstrate the influence of the study to the development of my lesson plan. Studying...

    Adjective, Clause, Dependent clause 1437  Words | 5  Pages

  • Phrases and Clauses

    Phrases and Clauses 5 December 2012 Phrases and Clauses I) Prepositional and Appositive Phrases Phrase- a few words that do not have a subject or a verb and are one part of speech in a sentence A) Prepositional Phrases Prepositional phrase- preposition with a noun or pronoun following it Ex: near the table and chairs. “Near” is the preposition and “table and chairs” are the objects. 1) Adjectival Phrases Adjectival phrase- a prepositional phrase that modifies a noun or pronoun...

    Adjective, Gerund, Latin 1030  Words | 4  Pages

  • Adjective Clause

    An adjective clause (also known as adjectival or relative clause) is a subordinate clause used to modify a noun or a pronoun in the main clause. An adjective clause will meet three requirements: * First, it will contain a subject and verb. * Next, it will begin with a relative pronoun [who, whom, whose,that, or which] or a relative adverb [when, where, or why]. * Finally, it will function as an adjective, answering the questionsWhat kind? How many? or Which one? The adjective clause...

    Clause, Dependent clause, Noun phrase 344  Words | 2  Pages

  • Adjective

    application and 2 passport photos, you will be issued with a library card. mistake If you think you can leave before you finish the task, you are mistaken Use pencil so that if you make a mistake, you can erase it. If you Mistake an adverb for an adjective, it can make your writing very confusing. I have Mistakenly deleted the file you are looking for. Sorry. misunderstand Sometimes it’s easy to misunderstand efficiency and consider it rudeness. Remember, that shop assistants have to deal with...

    Adjective, Instrument approach 686  Words | 3  Pages

  • Adverb & Adjective

    ADVERB An adverb is a modifying part of speech. It describes verbs, other adverbs, adjectives, and phrases. They are used to describe how, where, when, how often and why something happens. CATEGORIES OF ADVERB 1. GENITIVE: In Old and Middle English, the genitive case was productive, and adverbial genitives were commonplace. While Modern English does not fully retain the genitive case, it has left various relics, including a number of adverbial genitives. Some of these are now analyzed...

    Adjective, Adverb, Comparative 1741  Words | 6  Pages

  • Clauses

    CLAUSEclause is a group of words that contains a subject and a verb. Some clauses are dependent: they can't stand alone and need an independent clause, or sentence, to support them. These dependent clauses can be used in three ways: as adjectives, as adverbs and as nouns. This article focuses on noun clauses. NOUN CLAUSE A noun clause is a dependent clause that acts as a noun. Noun clauses most often begin with the subordinating conjunction that. Other words that may begin a noun clause are if...

    Clause, Copula, Dependent clause 731  Words | 3  Pages

  • ADJECTIVES

    ADJECTIVES:“Adjectives are words that describe nouns by telling what kind, how many, or which one.” It can tell you what it  Looks like  Feels like  Smells like  Tastes like  Sounds like Let’s Try Some! The magnificent butterfly flew under the branch. The butterfly with the colorful wings rested. One butterfly flew quietly beneath the tree. The butterfly fluttered its delicate wings. ATTRIBUTIVE Adjectives in the first position before the noun - are called ATTRIBUTIVE adjectives....

    Adjective, Grammatical number, Noun 460  Words | 10  Pages

  • Adjectives

    Title: Adjectives; describing our classmate Author: Pattie Trebus Level: Upper beginning; elementary school Purpose of the activity: The learner will understand what an adjective is and how to use adjectives in descriptions. Type of activity:  Whole class discussion; individual work  Learners will sit and face front to see teacher and board  Classroom setting Objective: The learner will understand what an adjective is and how to use adjectives in order to describe themselves...

    Adjective, Grammatical number, Noun 858  Words | 4  Pages

  • Possessive Adjectives

    ADJECTIVE An adjective modifies a noun or a pronoun by describing, identifying, or quantifying words. An adjective usually precedes the noun or the pronoun which it modifies. In the following examples, the highlighted words are adjectives: The truck-shaped balloon floated over the treetops. Mrs. Morrison papered her kitchen walls with hideous wall paper. The small boat foundered on the wine dark sea. The coal mines are dark and dank. Many stores have already...

    Adjective, Noun, Noun phrase 1252  Words | 5  Pages

  • Compound Adjective

    Topic : Compound Adjective Content Part 1: Introduction( page 3) - Introduction the compound adjective - Reason for choosing compound adjective, the important of the compound adjective Part 2: Literature review - Definition of compound adjective(page 4 ) - Function of compound adjective( page 4) - Classification of compound adjective( page 4,5) Part 3: Application ( In teaching and learning English ) - Problem( page 6) - Suggestion for learning and...

    Adjective, Compound, Derivation 1620  Words | 7  Pages

  • Adjective Excercise

    Adjectives - Comparison - Exercise 1 Fill in the comparative and superlative forms of the adjectives Comparative Superlative 1 old __________ __________ 2 bad __________ __________ 3 difficult __________ __________ 4 large __________ __________ 5 good __________ __________ 6 big __________ __________ 7 easy __________ __________ 8 much __________ __________ 9 little __________ __________ 10 interesting __________ __________ ...

    Adjective, Adverb, Comparative 511  Words | 3  Pages

  • Phrases And Clause Elements Overview Of Main Aspects

    movement test [School] [was] [the best time of my life]. [noun phrase, verb phrase, adjective phrase] [It] [was] [great]. How is the phrase structure shown in the grammar book? phrase structure can be shown either by bracketing or by tree diagrams (p 38/9) [School][was][the best time of my life] What is embedding? [School][was][the best time [of [my life]]] What major phrase types are there? noun phrase, verb phrase, adjective phrase, adverb phrase, prepositional phrase For each class of lexical words...

    Adjective, Noun phrase, Phrase 1638  Words | 4  Pages

  • Adjectives and Adverbs

    Adjectives Adjectives Modify Nouns • Adjectives are placed directly before a noun: Examples: Tom is an excellent singer. I bought a comfortable chair. She's thinking about buying a new house. • Adjectives are also used in simple sentences with the verb 'to be'. In this case, the adjective describes the subject of the sentence: Examples: Jack is happy. Peter was very tired. Mary'll be excited when you tell her. • Adjectives are...

    Adjective, Adverb 462  Words | 3  Pages

  • Adjectives Pairs

    Order of Adjectives & Comma Use with Paired Adjectives In English, it is common to use more than one adjective before a noun. For example, we can write "He's a funny young boy," or "She's a smart, energetic woman." When you use more than one adjective, you have to put them in the right order, according to type. It is correct to write, "I have a small red car", but it is not correct to write, "I have a red small car". When you use two adjectives together, you sometimes use "and" between them and you...

    Adjective, Latin, Noun 1214  Words | 4  Pages

  • Adjectives: Adverb and Descriptive Adjective Noun

    Adjectives: Limiting A limiting adjective, rather than describing a noun, defines it. To put it more simply, limiting adjectives either point out or set a numerical limit to the noun. These limiting adjectives are grouped into three classes of limiting adjectives: Descriptive adjective Noun an adjective that ascribes to its noun the value of an attribute of that noun (e.g., 'a nervous person' or 'amusical speaking voice') Qualitative adjective An adjective used to identify the qualities...

    Adjective, Adverb, Comparative 758  Words | 2  Pages

  • Comparison of Adjective

    Comparison of Adjectives There are three forms of comparison: - positive - comparative - superlative A - Comparison with -er/-est clean - cleaner - (the) cleanest We use -er/-est with the following adjectives: 1) Adjectives with one syllable positive | comparative | superlative | clean | cleaner | cleanest | new | newer | newest | cheap | cheaper | cheapest | 2) Adjectives with two syllables and the following endings: 2 - 1) Adjectives with two syllables, ending in -y positive...

    Adjective, Adverb, Comparative 579  Words | 4  Pages

  • Phrases and Clauses

    PHRASES Prepositional phrases modify adjectives or adverbs and are called either adjective phrases or adverb phrases. Adjective phrase is a prepositional phrase that modifies a noun or pronoun by telling what kind or which one. Examples: For Tom, fame is the only reason for writing. (What kind of reason?) The lamp on Tom’s desk was a Christmas gift. (Which lamp?) COMMON TYPES OF PHRASES Adverb phrase is a prepositional phrase that modifies a verb, an adjective, or adverb by pointing out where,...

    Clause, Dependent clause, Gerund 1515  Words | 7  Pages

  • Adverbial Clauses and Phrases - Examples

    Adverbial Clauses and Phrases For example: * They will visit you before they go to the airport. Adverbial clauses can also be placed before the main clause without changing the meaning. For example: * Before they go to the airport, they will visit you. !Note - When an adverb clause introduces the sentence (as this one does), it is set off with a comma. Adverb clauses answer questions like "when?", "where?", "why?" For example: * I went to the show that was very popular. This kind...

    Adverb, Adverbial, Adverbial clause 1433  Words | 5  Pages

  • French Adjectives

    Demonstrative adjectives These are used to point out the person(s) or thing(s) being referred to. These forms are as follows: adjective | Masculine sing. | Feminine sing. | Masculine plural | Feminine plural | This, these | Ce, cest | Cette | Ces | ces | That, those | Ce, cest | Cette | Ces | Ces | Examples: This pen – ce stylo these desks – ces pupitres That jacket – cette veste those desks – ces pupitre ...

    Adjective, English language, English plural 944  Words | 5  Pages

  • Comparison of English and Macedonian Adjectives

    COMPARISON OF ENGLISH AND MACEDONIAN ADJECTIVES An adjective modifies a noun. It describes the quality, state or action that a noun refers to.Macedonian Adjectives are words that describe or modify another person or thing in the sentence.While in English an adjective doesn’t change when the noun changes, in Macedonian an adjective should agree in gender and number with the noun. For example: ...

    Adjective, English language, Gender 900  Words | 4  Pages

  • Adverb Clause

    ADVERB CLAUSE 1. What do you know about adverbial clause? Adverb clause is a dependent clauses that consists of subject and verd as a unit which takes the place of an adverb in another clauses or pharses. It answers questions such as “when?”, “where?”, “why?”, “with whwt result?”, and “under what condition?”. It oftenly modifies verb in the sentences. 2. Mention the kinds of adverb clause! There are some kinds of adverb clause, they are: kind of clause common conjunctions Function Example time...

    Adverb, Adverbial clause, Clause 934  Words | 3  Pages

  • Independent Clause

    SIMPLE SENTENCE A simple sentence, also called an independent clause, contains a subject and a verb, and it expresses a complete thought. In the following simple sentences, subjects are in yellow, and verbs are in green.   A. Some students like to study in the mornings. B. Juan and Arturo play football every afternoon. C. Alicia goes to the library andstudies every day. | The three examples above are all simple sentences.  Note that sentence B contains a compound subject, and sentence C contains...

    Clause, Complex sentence, Dependent clause 827  Words | 3  Pages

  • Adverbial Clauses

    Mona Karimi Professor Estaji Adverbial Clauses An adverb clause modifies a verb. It contains a subject and a verb. As a dependent clause, it cannot stand alone and must connect to an independent or main clause to form a complete sentence. An adverb clause may come before or after the independent clause. When an adverb clause precedes an independent clause, a comma is used to separate the clauses. When the adverb comes after the independent clause, no comma is used. Adverbs indicate such things...

    Adverb, Adverbial clause, Clause 1547  Words | 5  Pages

  • Adjective Lesson Plan

    Adjective Lesson Plan: Teaching with PPP It is important that advanced students’ vocabulary continuously progresses. This teaching plan explains how to teach new adjectives. Date: 14 July 2013 Class Level: Level 7 – Advanced Students Length of Lesson: 1 hour 5 minutes Lesson Type & Subject: Vocabulary: adjectives. Materials Needed: Pictures of weather, realia (abnormally large fruit/object, flower) and worksheet. Lesson Objective: Students...

    Adjective, Latin, Lesson plan 584  Words | 4  Pages

  • English Clause

    English Grammar Clauses What is a clause? A clause is a part of a sentence. There are two main types: independent (main clauses), dependent (subordinate clauses). Independent Clauses An independent clause is a complete sentence; it contains a subject and verb and expresses a complete thought in both context and meaning. For example: The door opened. Independent clauses can be joined by a coordinating conjunction to form complex or compound sentences. Co-ordinating Conjunctions | and |...

    Clause, Dependent clause, English relative clauses 1042  Words | 4  Pages

  • Adjectives

    بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Ministry Of High Education Selman Bin Abdul-Aziz University College of Sciences and Humanities Department Of English Level VIII Adjectives Presented by: Khalaf Ibrahim Submitted To: Dr.Abdullah Elkhair 1435 /1436 H Aflaj Acknowledgement Our first and greatest thanks are to Allah. He above all was, is, and will be the source of help and guidance that counts. His help kept us going through many frustrations and His guidance brought us back on...

    Adjective, Grammar, Grammatical modifier 3958  Words | 31  Pages

  • Archaic: Adjective and Earlier Ancestral Type

    archaic     ar·cha·ic [ahr-key-ik]   adjective 1.marked by the characteristics of an earlier period; antiquated:an archaic manner; an archaic notion. 2.(of a linguistic form) commonly used in an earlier time but rare inpresent-day usage except to suggest the older time, as inreligious rituals or historical novels. Examples: thou; wast;methinks; forsooth. 3.forming the earliest stage; prior to full development: the archaicperiod of psychoanalytic research. 4.( often initial capital letter ...

    Adjective, Adverb, Ancient Greece 1352  Words | 5  Pages

  • Punctuation: Sentence and Independent Clauses Example

    ACT ENGLISH NOTES Punctuation Rules COMMAS Use when… Use a comma with a coordinating conjunction to separate independent clauses within a sentence. Example: Jenny sings in the choir, and she plays the guitar in a rock band. Use a comma to separate elements that introduce and modify a sentence. Example: Yesterday, I painted the entire garage. Use a comma before and after a parenthetical expression. Parenthetical expression – a phrase that is inserted into a writer’s train of thought Example:...

    Clause, Dependent clause, Grammar 1270  Words | 4  Pages

  • Relative Clause vs. Appositive

    one of the highest in the West. THE RELATIVE CLAUSE A relative clause—also called an adjective or adjectival clause—will meet three requirements. * First, it will contain a subject and verb. * Next, it will begin with a relative pronoun [who, whom, whose, that, or which] or a relative adverb [when, where, or why]. * Finally, it will function as an adjective, answering the questions What kind? How many? or Which one? The relative clause will follow one of these two patterns: relative...

    Clause, Noun phrase, Predicate 667  Words | 3  Pages

  • Relative Clauses

    Pronouns 1 13) I keep the book next to my bed, when / where I read it every night. 14) I loved the book who / that you gave me. 13) 14) Combine each pair of sentences into one sentence with an independent clause and a dependent adjective clause. Make the second sentence the dependent clause. 15) The man has agreed to take better control of his animals. His dogs have been barking all night. ____________________________________________________________ __________ ____________________________________________________________ ...

    Clause, Dependent clause, Interrogative word 1002  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Adjective

    The Adjective is a notional part of speech expressing quality of substance. The main syntactical function of an adjective in the sentence is that of an attribute. e.g. It was a sunny day. The snow fell in large, fluffy flakes. Little Dorothy became a very good dressmaker. The adjective may also be used as a predicative in the nominal (compound) predicate: e.g. The day was sunny. The snowflakes were large and fluffy. The adjective is modified by an adverb which has the syntactical function...

    Adjective, Adverb, Comparative 5834  Words | 20  Pages

  • Coherence

    coordination and subordination ❖ Achieving Coherence Through Proper Placement of Modifiers MODIFIERS - words, phrases and clauses that restrict, limit, amplify, add color or give additional information about the word modified. - Nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives or adverbs called headwords are modified by two bog groups of modifiers known as adjectives and adverbs. - Modifiers must be placed as close as possible to the words they modify. Misplaced modifiers make the sentence incoherent...

    Adjective, Adverb, Grammar 845  Words | 4  Pages

  • Research Paper

    denotes what is being done to a noun, the noun is the object of the verb: Adjectives and adverbs Adjectives and adverbs are descriptive words, sometimes called modifiers because they restrict meaning. They add detail to statements. The difference between the two is that adjectives modify only nouns, pronouns, and verb forms used as nouns; adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Adjective function An adjective may be a single word: blue, tall, funny, warm. As a single word, it may...

    Adjective, Grammar, Noun 1556  Words | 6  Pages

  • Parts of Speech

    everything |                    Plural:      Interrogative Pronouns: Interrogative pronouns produce information questions that require more than a “yes” or “no” answer.  Relative Pronouns Relative pronouns introduce relative (adjectival) clauses. Verb The verb is perhaps the most important part of the sentence. A verb or compound verb asserts something about the subject of the sentence and express actions, events, or states of being. The Kinds Of Verbs are: 1.Linking Verb-...

    Adjective, Grammar, Grammatical number 967  Words | 6  Pages

  • Noun Phrases

    they are called post-modifiers. At the same beginning of this chapter it was stated that pre-modifiers of Nouns are always realized as Adjectival Phrases and the post-modifires are either phrases or clauses. In both chapters, determiners are similarly explained. They are words somewhat like adjectives which come before a noun. Articles or any of the dependent pronouns and numerals may be determiners. Like in Chapter 7, as well in Chapter 6.2 the emphasis is put on the genetives, but with some little...

    Adjective, Grammar, Noun 856  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cmaningas

    The first sentence contains five phrases: "of words," "acting as a single part of speech," "as a single part," "of speech," and "not containing both a subject and a verb." Except for the phrase beginning with as, all the phrases are acting as adjectives. The phrase beginning with as is adverbial. Common Types of Phrases There are several types of phrases used in English that are named after the most important words used in that phrase. By learning what these phrases look like and how they...

    Adjective, Gerund, Latin 879  Words | 3  Pages

  • A. Biography of the Author Emigdio Alvarez Enriquez Was Born on the Year 1925. He Is a Filipino by Birth. He Started Writing at the Age of 20. He Is a Novelist, Story Writer, and Playwright. Among His Famous Literary

    a verb, adjective, or other adverb. Adverbs usually tell how (for example: slowly), when (e.g., lately), where (e.g., there), how much (e.g., very), or why (e.g., therefore). Example:  He always chews his gum loudly.   5.  ADJECTIVE An adjective describes or limits a noun. Examples:  tall, young, pretty, light, blue, new, white  (The tall, young, pretty girl is wearing a light blue dress with her new white shoes.)  (NOT:  ...a light dress blue with her new shoes white.)   Adjectives and adverbs...

    Adjective, Grammatical conjunction, Indefinite pronoun 592  Words | 3  Pages

  • Independent Clause

    sentence structure that contains one independent clause and no dependent clauses. Examples 1. The singer bowed. This simple sentence has one independent clause which contains one subject, singer, and one predicate, bowed. 2. The baby cried. This simple sentence has one independent clause which contains one subject, baby, and one predicate, cried. 3. The girl ran into her bedroom. This simple sentence has one independent clause which contains one subject, girl, and one predicate...

    Clause, Complex-compound sentence, Dependent clause 486  Words | 3  Pages

  • Parts of Speech

    Traditional grammar classifies words based on eight parts of speech: the verb, the noun, the pronoun, the adjective, the adverb, the preposition, the conjunction, and the interjection. Each part of speech explains not what the word is, but how the word is used. In fact, the same word can be a noun in one sentence and a verb or adjective in the next. The next few examples show how a word's part of speech can change from one sentence to the next, and following them is a series of sections on the individual...

    Adjective, Demonstrative, Noun 1208  Words | 5  Pages

  • Parts of speech

    but beyond these there are significant variations in different languages. For example, Japanese has as many as three classes of adjectives where English has on; Chinese, Korean and Japanese have nominal classifiers whereas European languages do not; many languages do not have a distinction between adjectives and adverbs, adjectives and verbs (see stative verbs) or adjectives and nouns, etc. This variation in the number of categories and their identifying properties entails that analysis is done for...

    Adjective, Grammar, Grammatical number 768  Words | 3  Pages

  • Unit 2 - Parts of Speech

    Music Art Love Happiness Advice Adjective Average Boiling Broad Ancient Brief Adverb Also Amazingly Always Ahead Angrily Preposition Past About Off Save With Verb Unite twist Untidy Rush Whirl Pronoun He Her Me Your They Infinitive (to + Infinitive) To sleep To eat To wash To love To hate Gerund (go + Gerund) go snorkeling go jogging go surfing go skiing go windsurfing Comparative adjective Most soccer players are taller than...

    Adjective, Adverb, Grammar 590  Words | 6  Pages

  • Capitalization and Punctualtion

    Friday, December | *in naming a direction | | North, South | *in the pronoun I | | I am happy. | *in the interjection O | | O Lord, hear us. | Capitalize the first and all the important words in a title. These words are nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, and the first word of the title.   PUNCTUATION                 When we are speaking, slight pauses indicate the beginnings and endings of sentences, and the turns of thoughts within the sentences themselves. When we are writing...

    Adjective, Grammar, Question 896  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Principle of Proximity in the Order of Adjectives

    Principle of Proximity in the Order of Attributive Adjectives Among the most commonly used adjectives are attributive adjectives, which describe an inherent characteristic in a noun. Besides occurring before a noun, they are most often characterized by having no linking verb between them and the noun (Dirven, 1999). For instance, “John came home with a green card”. Green is an attributive adjective, describing the inherent nature of the card as green. They are distinguished from predicative verbs...

    Adjective, Noun, Noun phrase 1618  Words | 6  Pages

  • Modification

    Definition: A syntactic construction in which one grammatical element (e.g., a noun) is accompanied (or modified) by another (e.g., an adjective). The accompanying element is called a modifier. In morphology, modification is a process of change in a root or stem. See Examples and Observations, below. See also: Modifier Attributive Noun Compound Adjective Dangling Modifier, Misplaced Modifier, and Squinting Modifier Degree Modifier Downtoner Epithet Intensifier Predeterminer Qualifier...

    Adjective, Dangling modifier, Grammar 933  Words | 4  Pages

  • Parts of Speech

    sentence or a phrase.  Examples and its kind: personal pronouns; I, you, we, he, she, it, me, us, him, her, they, them. demonstrative pronouns: this, that, these, those. possessive pronouns: mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, theirs. possessive adjectives: my, your, his, her, their, its. interrogative pronouns: who, whom, what, which, whose. reflexive pronouns: myself, yourself, himself, herself, itself, ourselves, yourselves, themselves. intensive pronouns: reflexive pronouns used to emphasize...

    Adjective, Noun, Participle 591  Words | 4  Pages

  • Elements of Grammar

    bare infinitive h. to infinitive · Adjectives - An adjective modifies or describes a noun or pronoun. It provides definitions and information appealing to the senses. Adjectives include present and past participle forms of verbs.An adjective modifies or describes a noun or pronoun. It provides definitions and information appealing to the senses. Adjectives include present and past participle forms of verbs. · Adverb - Adverbs modify a verb, an adjective, an adverb, even a whole sentence. Adverts...

    Adjective, Grammatical number, Noun 1252  Words | 4  Pages

  • Sentence

    sentence ends with an exclamation mark. Example: Help! My friend is hurt. * Imperative - An imperative sentence gives a command. Sometimes the subject of an imperative sentence (you) is understood. Example: Pass the butter. 2. Phrases and Clauses a) Phrase – is a collection of words that may have nouns or verbals, but it does not have a subject doing a verb. * Noun Phrase -  A noun phrase consists of a noun and other related words (usually modifiers and determiners) which modify the...

    Adjective, Gerund, Grammar 710  Words | 3  Pages

  • Thelma Chagaresango & Mureriwa Isiah on Restraint of Trade Clauses.

    MURERIWA AND CHAGA ON RESTRAINT OF TRADE CLAUSES IN ZIMBABWEAN LAW. Chagaresango Thelma and Mureriwa Isiah The Concept of Restraint of Trade. A clause in restraint of trade is one which prevents an employee from exercising his or her trade, profession or calling, or engaging in the same business venture as the employer, for a specific period of time and within a specific area after leaving employment. Restraint of trade clauses are often contained in either the contract of employment...

    Clause, Contract, Contract law 1229  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Parts of Speech

    them, their, theirs). 3. Adjectives- words that describe nouns and pronouns. They tell what one, how many, how much and which kind. Adjectives also indicate colors, shapes, size, what kind, which one, how much and how many. EX.) Steve gave us a rotten deal (What Kind). We bought the last car (Which one). Besides the hefty price, it cost us countless headaches (How Much and How Many). Mostly found in front of the noun or pronoun they describe. * Common Adjectives- One of the most common-general...

    Adjective, Grammatical aspect, Grammatical person 2334  Words | 7  Pages

  • Putang Ina

    etc.) * Gerunds & gerundial phrases * Verb + ing (e.g. reading, talking) * Used as a noun * Can be a function * Infinitives & infinitive phrases * To + verb (e.g. to study, to finish) * Can be used as a noun, adjective or adverb Fragments & Sentences * Fragment * Cannot stand on its own * Does not express a complete thought * Sentence * Group of words that has a complete thought * Subject & predicate Pronouns * Personal ...

    Adjective, Noun, Object 352  Words | 3  Pages

  • word classes

    developments in computer technology have given rise to many new nouns: Internet, website, URL, CD-ROM, email, newsgroup, bitmap, modem, multimedia New verbs have also been introduced: download, upload, reboot, right-click, double-click The adjective and adverb classes can also be expanded by the addition of new words, though less prolifically.  On the other hand, we never invent new prepositions, determiners, or conjunctions. These classes include words like of, the, and but. They are called...

    Adjective, Function word, Grammar 1310  Words | 7  Pages

  • Assignment 1 Lexicology And Etimology

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