Ch 23: Modifiers in the English Language

About This Chapter

Stop here for some review on English modifiers. These videos tackle articles, misplaced and dangling modifiers, predicates, and other tricky aspects of English grammar and usage.

Modifiers in the English Language - Chapter Summary

If you're like pretty much every English speaker and student, a quick review of the tricky rules surrounding modifiers never hurts. In this chapter we bring our expert instructors and fun videos to bear on making your review of pesky English modifier rules as painless - yet memorable - as possible. Hopefully this will be the last review on the subject you'll ever need, but of course we'll still be here if you need to come back! The content covered in this chapter includes discussions on:

  • Articles: definite and indefinite
  • Modifiers: dangling and misplaced
  • Predicates
  • Gerunds
  • Clauses

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