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Summary Core Grammar For Higher Education

- Piet van der Voort
ISBN-10 9001706304 ISBN-13 9789001706302
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A snapshot of the summary - Core grammar for higher education Author: Piet van der Voort ISBN: 9789001706302

  • 1 Word classes

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  • Words that can be placed in different categories are called?
    Word classes or a part of speech
  • What types of nouns do we have, divide them and explain them.
    Countable nouns : can be counted
    uncountable nouns: cannot be counted
    proper nouns: talking about one specific place, things or people.
  • What does a verb?
    Performs the action.
  • What does a predicator, lexical verb, main verb, notional verb and ordinary verb have in common.
    They don't need another verb to perform the action such as: I work.
  • A verb that cannot form the predicator on it's own is called a .... ?
    Auxiliary verb, modal verbs, modal auxiliaries or modals. Examples are will, shall, can have, may and must.
  • Gives additional information about the subject is called ........
    Subject complement example she is smart.
  • Link verbs, linking verbs or copulas are ...
    Linking the subject and the subject complement.
  • Adjectives are used for? Belongs an adjective to a verb or noun?
    An adjective gives additional information about a noun, you can also make degrees of comparison (cold-colder-coldest.
  • What is a sentence analyse?
    The function that a sentence element has in building. When we analyse a sentence we point out what the syntactic function of each sentence element is.
  • What are multi verbs and phrasal verbs?
    A predicator that consist of a verb + adverb (I switched off the radio) or a verb + preposition (she was listening  to the radio).

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