April 21, 2014

Verb Parts: Auxiliary


An auxiliary (also called helping) verb serves to give additional meaning to the main or lexical verb following it. If you are doing things correctly, every clause you use has a verb. That clause MUST have a lexical verb and it MAY have one or … [Read more...]

Adjectives: Predicate Adjective


This is a special type of adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies (directly refers to) the subject of the sentence. [In the following examples, the predicate adjective is bold and the subject/noun is underlined.] People are interested … [Read more...]