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Feminine

In English language, a noun may be masculine, feminine or neuter form. Today I will discuss about the feminine form of the noun and what it means.Feminine Noun:A noun is known as feminine if it represents or talk about the person or thing that is fem...

added by angbeenc
9 months ago

The role of grammar in learning foreign languages

Recently, the question has been raised more and more often about the role and importance of grammar directly in the process of teaching foreign languages. As you know, in the history of teaching foreign languages ​​the question of the role of gra...

added by esthercrowder
10 months ago

How Many Words Does an Average Person Know?

According to thelinguist.com, a research done on vocabulary size and auditory syllable recognition among children in pre-school aged 2-5 years using “the visual world paradigm with semantic and phonological competitors to study lexical process...

added by acronimous
10 months ago

Thanks in Advance or Thanks in Advanced

Apparently English is a very simple language but when it comes to technicalities, every language has some. There are some very confusing terms or phrases in English which are to be written or spoken exactly like they are and any mistake in them can l...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Copular Verb

A verb is a word in a sentence that is performing the action in the sentence.Example:He likes tea.In the above example, likes is the verb as it is referring to the action taking place which is like or liking of tea.A verb has various forms and today ...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Protasis and Apodosis

Each and every grammatical expression has different names for it. Some are more common while others are not so commonly spoken or known about. Protasis and apodosis is also an example of two such words. If you are a grammar geek then you would probab...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Apposition

In English grammar two words can be in apposition with each other. Did you get it? If not, keep reading because in this article I will be discussing about the term apposition and its grammatical meaning.Apposition:When two or more words in a single s...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Cataphoric Reference

Cataphorism is a grammatical expression that refers to a word or a phrase that links to another word or phrase which was used after in the same textExample:If you call him, tell Sam to come as soon as possible.In the above example, him is t...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Causative Verb

Causative verb is a grammatical expression that represents a verb that is causing something to happen in a sentence.Example:He spilled the tea.In the above example, spilled is the verb and is further classified as causative verb as it is causing the ...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Cognate Object

An object is a part of a sentence that represents the noun on which the action is taking place.Example:Sara don’t like Adam at all.In the above example, Adam is the object as the action is taking place on him.Cognate Object:An object that is etymol...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Concrete Noun vs. Abstract Noun

A noun can be divided into two categories:1.      Concrete Noun2.      Abstract NounConcrete Noun:A noun is termed as concrete noun if it can be identified by five senses of human beings i.e...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Anticipatory Words

In English grammar, various expressions have somewhat different meaning then their exact dictionary meanings and they are to be used as such. The right usage of each and every part of grammar is very necessary for the right sentence formation.Anticip...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Agent Noun

While the topic might give you the impression that the article is about some grammatical crime scene, it is not the case. We usually associate agent with some mafia or CIA that has super abilities of detecting and combating evil. An agent noun is som...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Absolute Phrase

You must have heard about phrases. Phrases are a group of words that join together to make a clause. There are various types of phrases or various categories in which phrases can be divided. One such category is absolute phrase and today we will disc...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Anaphoric Reference

The word anaphora is an English word that means the repetition of something. When used in English grammar, anaphora refers to a word or a phrase that links to another word or phrase which was used before in the same text.Example:Gilly is a great pers...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Capitalization

It seems fairly simple and easy how capitalization works in English language. But when you dig deeper inside you come to know that everything is not that easy. Since childhood we know that the first letter of the first word is capitalized in each sen...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Antecedent Word or Antecedent Phrase

Antecedent:Antecedent is a noun in English language and its literal meaning is something that exists before a certain time or thing. In other words, when something precedes another, it is known as antecedent.Antecedent (grammar):In English grammar, a...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Quotation Mark

Punctuation is the basic element of English grammar and without it a sentence is not only incomplete but also insensible. There are various marks of punctuation that are used in sentences to give them more meaning and make it easier for the reader to...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Semi Colon

Punctuation is the basic element of English grammar and without it a sentence is not only incomplete but also insensible. There are various marks of punctuation that are used in sentences to give them more meaning and make it easier for the reader to...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Braces

Punctuation is the basic element of English grammar and without it a sentence is not only incomplete but also insensible. There are various marks of punctuation that are used in sentences to give them more meaning and make it easier for the reader to...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Brackets

Punctuation is the basic element of English grammar and without it a sentence is not only incomplete but also insensible. There are various marks of punctuation that are used in sentences to give them more meaning and make it easier for the reader to...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Parenthesis

Punctuation is the basic element of English grammar and without it a sentence is not only incomplete but also insensible. There are various marks of punctuation that are used in sentences to give them more meaning and make it easier for the reader to...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Ellipses

Punctuation is the basic element of English grammar and without it a sentence is not only incomplete but also insensible. There are various marks of punctuation that are used in sentences to give them more meaning and make it easier for the reader to...

added by angbeenc
10 months ago

Comment vs. Commentary

Comment Comment is a short statement or remark about something one has seen or experienced. For example, ‘your shoes are nice’ is a comment on the shoes, ‘it was a funny movie’ is also a comment. Comment can be verbal or written and is often ...

added by ramyashankar
11 months ago

Dash

Punctuation is the basic element of English grammar and without it a sentence is not only incomplete but also insensible. There are various marks of punctuation that are used in sentences to give them more meaning and make it easier for the reader to...

added by angbeenc
11 months ago

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