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1 Page 3 Introduction to English Grammar Pages 8-11 Parts of Speech: An Introduction Page 12 Nouns Pages Definition of English Grammar The seven basic units of English Grammar: letter, syllable, word, phrase, clause, sentence, paragraph Definition of parts of speech The parts of speech and their basic functions Definition of nouns Types of nouns: Proper nouns Common nouns Concrete nouns Abstract nouns Countable nouns Non-countable nouns Collective nouns Possessive nouns Compound nouns Noun gender Nouns for nationalities Noun plurals Plural nouns verb agreement Verbs Pages Definition of verbs Finite verbs Non-finite verbs Verb aspect: definition and types Verb tense: definition and aspect Verb mood: definition and aspect Verb voice: definition and aspect Verb person: definition and aspect Verb number: definition and aspect Types of verbs: Dynamic verbs Irregular verbs Stative verbs Mixed verbs Auxiliary verbs Modal verbs Infinitive verbs Transitive verbs Intransitive verbs Ditransitive verbs Copular (linking) verbs Pronouns Pages Definition of pronouns Types of pronouns: Personal pronouns Possessive pronouns Possessive adjectives Reflexive pronouns Intensive pronouns

2 Page 4 Reciprocal pronouns Indefinite pronouns Interrogative pronouns Relative pronouns The demonstratives The Quantifiers Articles Pages Definition of articles Indefinite articles (a, an) Definite articles (the) Adjectives Pages Definition of adjectives Types of adjectives: Proper adjectives Attributive adjectives Order of attributive adjectives Ordinal adjectives Adjectival phrases and clauses Participles used as adjectives Comparison of adjectives How to use comparative and superlative Comparison of quantity Adverbs Pages Definition of adverbs Types of adverbs: Adverbs of manner Adverbs of place Adverbs of time Adverbs of certainty Adverbs of degree Interrogative adverbs Relative adverbs Viewpoints and commenting adverbs Prepositions Pages Definition of prepositions Types of prepositions: Simple prepositions Compound prepositions Preposition of time Interjection Pages Definition of interjections Examples of interjections and their meanings Conjunctions Pages Definition of conjunctions Types of conjunctions: Coordinate conjunctions Correlative conjunctions Subordinate conjunctions

3 Page 5 Verb Tenses Pages Gerund Pages English Questions Pages Conditionals Pages Introduction to English verb tenses The simple present tense The present progressive tense The simple present tense or the present progressive tense The past simple tense The past progressive tense The present perfect tense The present perfect progressive tense The present perfect simple or the present perfect progressive The present perfect (simple/ progressive) with how long, for, and since The past perfect simple tense The past perfect progressive The past perfect simple or the past perfect progressive The future simple tense The future simple tense using will The future simple tense using shall The future simple tense using going to Present progressive for the future Present simple for the future Will or Going to Future in the past Future progressive Simple future perfect Future perfect progressive Future perfect simple or future perfect progressive The English tenses diagram Definition of gerund Gerund's (function, usage and examples) Definition of English questions Types of English questions: Yes/No questions Definition of conditionals Structure of conditional sentences Types of conditionals: Zero conditional First conditional Second conditional Third conditional Mixed conditional Expressions like (if) The verb (to wish) (I d rather) and (It s time) If vs. When Omitting (if)

4 Page 6 Passive Voice Pages Definition of voice Types of voice: Active voice Passive voice Conjugation of the passive voice Changing a sentence from active to passive Changing a sentence from passive to active Passive voice equivalents: Get/ Have something done Something needs doing It is said that Someone is said to Supposed to Direct and Definition of direct speech Reported Speech Definition of reported speech Pages Tense change in reported speech Indirect questions Reported orders, requests, and suggestions Reported speech and time change Summary of reporting verbs (Say) vs. (Tell) Sentence Construction Pages Building a sentence Subject Object Predicate The complement Clauses in English Grammar: Main clauses Subordinate clause Phrases in English Grammar The structure of a sentence The simple sentence The compound sentence The complex sentence Special cases of compound sentences Sentence structure key terms Types of sentences: Declarative sentence Imperative sentence Interrogative sentence Exclamatory sentence Simple sentence and configurations Appendix 1 Pages English contractions Types of contractions: Positive contractions Negative contractions Other contractions Appendix 2 Pages Irregular verbs

5 Page 7 Appendix 3 Pages References Pages English Grammar Diagrams: English Grammar constituents (figure 1) Parts of speech (figure 2) Nouns (figure 3) Count and Non-Count nouns (figure 4) Transitive and intransitive verbs (figure 5) Action, linking and helping verbs (figure 6) Modal verbs (figure 7) Parts of speech (figure 8) Pronouns (figure 9) Adverbs of frequency (figure 10) Order of adjectives 1 (figure 11) Order of adjectives 2 (figure 12) Prepositions (figure 13) Conjunctions (figure 14) Interjections (figure 15) English tenses 1 (figure 16) English tenses 2 (figure 17) English tenses 3 (figure 18) English tenses 4 (figure 19) English tenses 5 (figure 20) The present simple tense 1 (figure 21) The present simple tense 2 (figure 22) The present progressive tense (figure 23) The present perfect tense (figure 24) The present perfect progressive (figure 25) The present perfect simple or the present perfect progressive (figure 26) The past simple tense (figure 27) The past simple tense/ used to (figure 28) The past progressive tense (figure 29) The past perfect simple tense 1 (figure 30) The past perfect simple tense 2 (figure 31) The past perfect progressive (figure 32) The past perfect simple or the past perfect progressive (figure 33) The future simple tense using will (figure 34) The future simple tense using going to 1 (figure 35) The future simple tense using going to 2 (figure 36) The future progressive tense (figure 37) The future perfect simple tense 1 (figure 38) The future perfect simple tense 2 (figure 39) The present perfect simple or the present perfect progressive (figure 40) Online References

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