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This Nouns sections brings together information about
- Nouns - count nouns
- Nouns - uncount nouns
- Nouns - count/uncount nouns - common problems
- Nouns - Proper nouns
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Determiners and quantifiers
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The specific determiners are:
- the definite article: the
- possessives: my, your, his, her, its; our, their, whose
- demonstratives: this, that, these, those
- interrogatives: which
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We use adjectives to describe nouns.
Most adjectives can be used in front of a noun…:
They have a beautiful house.
We saw a very exciting film last night.More
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Why do we use adverbials?
We use adverbs to give more information about the verb.We use adverbials of manner to say how something happens or how something is done:
The children were playing happily.
He was driving as fast as possible.
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The verb is perhaps the most important part of the sentence. A verbor compound verb asserts something about the subject of the sentence and express actions, events, or states of being. The verb or compound verb is the critical element of the predicate of a sentence.
Clause, phrase and sentence
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Phrases are considered as the second level of classification as they tend to be larger than individual words, but are smaller than sentences. We refer to the central element in a phrase as the head of the phrase. If the head is a noun then the phrase is called a noun phrase.
There are nine generally accepted classifications for phrases.