What is Grammar? Xem:
grammar (noun): the structure and system of a
language, or of languages in general, usually
considered to consist of syntax and morphology.
Verbs Xem: 632
be, have, do, work
What are Verbs? Xem:
The verb is king in English. The shortest
sentence contains a verb.
Verb Classification Xem:
helping or auxiliary verbs: primary/modal main
verbs: transitive/intransitive, linking,
dynamic/static, regular/ irregular
Principal Tenses of Verbs Xem:
The three principal parts of verbs are the
present tense, the past tense, and the past
Perfect and Progressive Verb Forms Xem:
The perfect form is the verb tense used to
indicate a completed, or "perfected," action or
condition. The progressive form is a verb tense
used to show an ongoing action in progress at
some point in time. It shows an action still in
Regular and Irregular Verbs Xem:
Verbs are subdivided into two groups, regular
verbs and irregular verbs, on the basis of how
their past tense and past participles are
Verb Mood Xem: 251
Verbs may be in one of three moods: indicative,
imperative, or subjunctive.
Nouns Xem: 148
A noun is any word that defines a person, place,
or thing in a sentence.
Pronouns Xem: 246
Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns.
Pronoun/Antecedent Agreement Xem:
A pronoun is a substitute for a noun. The
pronouns or nouns that they refer to are called
antecedents. A pronoun and its antecedent are in
agreement if they are both singular or both
Noun and Pronoun Case Xem:
Case refers to how nouns and pronouns are used
in relation to the other words in a sentence.
The three cases are subjective, objective, and
Possessive 's Xem:
Adding 's or ' to show possession. e.g. John's
car, my parents' house
Adjectives Xem: 344
Adjectives are words that are used to modify a
Adjective Clauses Xem:
An adjective clause is a dependent clause which
takes the place of an adjective in another
clause or phrase.
Adverbs Xem: 282
An adverb is a word or group of words that
modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.
Adverb Clauses Xem:
An adverb clause is a dependent clause which
takes the place of an adverb in another clause
A preposition is a word or group of words that
shows the relationship--in time, space, or some
other sense--between its object (the noun or
pronoun that follows the preposition) and
another word in the sentence
Prepositions of Time Xem:
These prepositions are used to show the time and
date of events, activities and situations:
Conjunctions are grammatical connectors that
link words, phrases, or clauses.
Interjections are words or expressions which are
inserted into a sentence to convey surprise,
strong emotion, or to gain attention.
Nouns Clauses Xem:
A noun clause is an entire clause which takes
the place of a noun in another clause or phrase.
Object complement Xem:
An object complement is similar to a subject
complement, except that (obviously) it modifies
an object rather than a subject.
Complex Sentence Xem:
A complex sentence contains one independent
clause and at least one dependent clause
Compound Sentence Xem:
A compound sentence consists of two or more
independent clauses (or simple sentences) joined
by co-ordinating conjunctions like "and," "but,"
Simple Sentence Xem:
The most basic type of sentence is the simple
sentence, which contains only one clause.
Predicate Xem: 198
A predicate is one of the two main parts of a
sentence (the other being the subject, which the
Predicate Nominative Xem:
A predicate nominative is a noun (naming word)
or a pronoun (a word used in place of a noun)
that is the same as the subject of the sentence.
It explains or identifies something about the
Predicate Adjective Xem:
A Predicate Adjective is an adjective that
functions as a predicate.
Comparatives and Superlatives Xem:
Comparative: the second or middle degree of
comparison in adjectives or adverbs.
Superlative: the third or highest degree of
comparison in adjectives or adverbs
Passive Voice Xem:
There are two special forms for verbs called
voice: Active voice and Passive voice