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Category: modifiers

Determiner

  • September 5, 2015
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Words that introduce a noun are called determiners. There are various types which perform various tasks, including articles, quantifiers, demonstratives and possessives. Articles Definite article: the Indefinite articles: a, an. “A” is used before a consonant; “an” is used before a vowel. “The ducks flew away.” “If I had a hammer, I probably wouldn’t hammer…

Cohesion

  • August 28, 2015
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The word “cohesion” loosely means “sticking together.” In English grammar, it is the logical linking of ideas and events within a sentence. There must be a flow between the clauses of a statement for writing to be well understood. “I was late for school. My husband made breakfast.” There is very little cohesion between these…

Countables and uncountables: how to master them? [infographic]

  • April 13, 2015
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What do dogs, horses and light bulbs have in common? They are “countable nouns.” This infographic explores countable and uncountable nouns.

Demonstrative Adjectives [infographic]

  • March 10, 2014
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Learn what demonstrative adjectives are and how to use them with a helpful infographic. What is a Demonstrative Adjective? Demonstrative adjectives are used to indicate specific people, places and things (nouns). They are modifiers and should not be confused with demonstrative pronouns, which will be discussed later. <a href=”http://www.grammar.net/demonstratives”><img src=”http://www.grammar.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/DemonstrativeAdjectives-for_web.png.jpeg” alt=”” /></a>[Infographic provided by <a…

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