• Masque of the Red Death
    creates a passage describing Prince Prospero’s palace, adding several descriptions of its color and order orientation. In this passage, Poe uses adjective clauses and simple compound sentences to develop a symbolism towards the objects in his allegory. In one of the lines of the, Poe writes ‘”The second...
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  • How to Write Essays Better
    follow.   After that, it will be possible to analyze more complex sentences varieties.  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...
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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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  • Cobuild
    Introduction to the noun group Introduction to the noun group 1. 1 1. 1 Introduction to the noun group CONTENTS 1.2 position in clause 1.3 common nouns and proper nouns 1.4 determiners with common nouns 1.6 indefinite pronouns 1.8 modifiers and qualifiers 1.13 numbers and quantifiers 1.15 capital letters...
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Gmat-Sentence Correction
    • Verbs must follow verbs • Nouns must follow nouns • If there is one verb with –ing or a –who clause then all of the verbs must have –ing or must be in the form of a who clause Catch: If you see, a series or list of things or verbs, usually punctuated by several commas, make sure there...
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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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  • Child Is Father of Man
    countable and uncountable nouns, attributive and predicative adjectives, adverbs of place, sentence adverbs, cleft sentences, prepositions, conjunctions, modal verbs, perfect tenses, infinitive constructions, the passive purpose clauses and noun clauses. 3 Some material has been rearranged to make comparisons...
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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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