Compound Words in English

A compound word is a word made up from two or more other words joined together. They are often created to describe a new concept or idea and are thus neologisms‏‎. As a simple example, take the words foot and ball. These were brought together to describe the game:...

Interrogative Adjectives in English Grammar

Simply put, Interrogative Adjectives are adjectives which modify a noun (like all adjectives do) and also ask a question. These are the interrogative adjectives: what whose which Any sentence which begins with an interrogative adjective is a question: Which coat is...

Noun Phrases‏‎ in English Grammar

When we use nouns, we often use them with one or more other words to make a noun phrase. A noun phrase therefore is a group of words which contains a noun and one or more words that describe it further. Very often we put a determiner‏‎ in front of the noun to make a...

Adjectives as Nouns‎ & Vice Versa

Adjectives‏‎ normally tell us more about nouns e.g. {adjective} + {noun} rich + people poor + men Adjectives as Nouns However, we can also use an adjective as a noun by using this pattern: the + {adjective} We use this to talk about a group of people: The rich get...

Adjectival Phrases‏‎ in English

Adjectival phrases are phrases that function as adjectives. They consist of the adjective(s) that modifies a noun and any adverb(s) or other elements that modify that adjective. Adjectival phrases always occur inside noun phrases. They always have a house full of...