• Collocations
    infitive……………………………………………………………4 2.2.3. noun + that-clause……………………………………………………………4 2.2.4. preposition + noun combination…………………………………………….5 2.2.5. adjective+preposition combination………………………………………….5 2.2.6. predicate adjective + to + Infinitive construction…………………………..5 2.2.7. adjective+that-clause……………………………………………………........
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  • Essy
    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...
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  • Parts of Speech
    a word which describes an action (doing something) or a state (being something). Examples: walk, talk, think, believe, live, like, want Adjective An adjective is a word that describes a noun. It tells you something about the noun. Examples: big, yellow, thin, amazing, beautiful, quick, important ...
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  • Samson Agonistes
    units can be graded according to size of unit, as shown below: (discourse) 1. sentence: If I wash up all this stuff somebody else can dry it. 2. clauses: If I wash up all this stuff / somebody else can dry it. 3. phrases: if / I / wash up / all this stuff / somebody else / can dry it. 4. words: If...
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  • Noun Phrases
    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...
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  • Parts of Speech
    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...
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  • Syntax
    Finite clauses vs. non-finite clauses: I. Definition: * A finite clause is a clause with a finite verb phrase. Finite verb phrase are those that consist of a finite form of the verb, that is not fully inflected for categories that are marked inflectionally in a language, such as the following:...
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  • English Syntax
    Chapter2: ELEMENTS OF SENTENCE STRUCTURE, Q 1: SENTENCES AND CLAUSES. Elements: The basic constituents of a sentence are subject and predicate. Constituents of the predicate itself are objects, adverbials and complements. Sentences differ as to which type of verb element they include; -A transitive...
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  • English Grammar Terms
    part of a sentence that says something about the subject. 22.Phrase: a group of words that tends to make sense without being a complete sentence. 23.Clause: a subject with a verb. 24.Direct object: the receiver of the action of a predicating verb. 25.Indirect object: to whom, for whom, to what, or for...
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  • Code Switching
    Use of Urdu Phrases and Clauses In Pakistani English (A Non-native Variety) Abstract This paper presents an analysis of Urdu-English code-switching in Pakistani English. However, data has been analysed only at the phrase and clause level. Based on the empirical...
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  • Negation
    Buhuth Mustaqbaliya (24) 2008 PP. [7-19] The Role of Adverbs and Adjectives in English Negation Mahfood Khalaf Aljuburi (1) ‫الملخص‬ ‫نحاول ياه ااالب ب احان بل نااو ي ب اااه ياه ب يزاة بأنتيارهااة مجاااوال حلال اتااوأ ب احياا ب يزا‬ ‫ب ل م هار حوةاة ب ال ب لاب اةى ةالي حياا بلالي ب اااواب ب ااه...
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  • Basic Grammer
    Topic Nouns Pronouns Verbs Adjectives and Adverbs Prepositions Conjunctions Phrases Clauses Sentences Punctuation Capitalization Spelling Research Process Planning Process Draft Writing Process Editing Process Proofing Process Compound nouns Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 6 6 7 8 11 12 14 15 17 17 21 One word...
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  • Tools of the Trade
    is when it does Adjectives Semantics- Denote properties or states (relating to size, colour, shape etc) Morphology- Ability to inflect for grade Syntax- Adjectives are modifiers and can occur as complements after verbs Adverbs Semantics- Words that modify verbs, adjectives, or adverbs. They...
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  • English Grammar
    tourists are from the United Kingdom. John had a good time at Paris last week. The teacher gets me to read a book every day. 4. Adjective An adjective is a word or group of words used for modifying or describing a noun or pronoun. Ex. He is young. He’s got an old car. ...
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  • Note for Gmat Sentence Correction
    the expression the number of Ch11 * A that clause is better than a series of phrases * An adjective is better than an adjective clause with be (P214) * Remove it is … that … * Places or locations rarely work well as noun-adjectives, unless the original prepositional phrase begins with...
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  • Grammar
    implies a choice between two or more alternative answers. The conjunction or links either two homogeneous parts of the sentence or two coordinate clauses. Will you go to the opera or to the concert to-night? Which do you prefer, tea or coffee? Suggestive questions (declarative) keep the word order of...
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  • Case Studu
    WORKSHEET 168 Name:________________ Noun Clauses The noun clause is the third kind of subordinate clause. A noun clause is a clause used as a noun in a sentence. Like a noun, a noun clause can be used as a subject, an object of the verb, a predicate word, or an object...
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  • A Critial Assignment of "A Planet for Taking"
    Introduction: A participle is a form of a verb which is used in a sentence to modify a noun or noun phrase and it plays a role which is similar to adjective or adverb. It consists present participles ends in –ing (carrying, sharing, tapping) and past participles regular verbs ends in -ed (carried, shared...
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  • Adverbs
    An adverb can modify a verb, an adjective, another adverb, a phrase, or a clause. An adverb indicates manner, time, place, cause, or degree and answers questions such as "how," "when," "where," "how much". While some adverbs can be identified by their characteristic "ly" suffix, most of them must be...
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  • punctuation
    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...
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