Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Modifiers

Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Writing: Modifiers
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independent clause
An independent clause is a clause that can stand by itself as a simple sentence
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clauses
In grammar, a clause is the smallest grammatical unit that can express a complete proposition
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clauses
In grammar, a clause is the smallest grammatical unit that can express a complete proposition
independent clause
An independent clause is a clause that can stand by itself as a simple sentence
adjective
In linguistics, an adjective is a describing word, the main syntactic role of which is to qualify a noun or noun phrase, giving more information about the object signified
adverb
An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, adjective, another adverb, determiner, noun phrase, clause, or sentence
modifier
In grammar, a modifier is an optional element in phrase structure or clause structure

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