April 24, 2014

Interactive Conjunction Quiz #2

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Interactive Quiz, Conjunctions and Prepositions #1


Identify the underlined part of speech. … [Read more...]

Prepositions vs. Conjunctions

Words that are sometimes conjunctions can act as prepositions. The subordinating conjunctions BEFORE, AFTER and UNTIL can act as prepositions when they are followed by objects rather than dependent clauses. Remember that a clause has a subject … [Read more...]

Phrases: Prepositional

The prepositional phrase includes the preposition and the object of the preposition as well as any modifiers related to either. A list of common prepositions: above across after* against among around at according … [Read more...]

Adverb vs. Prepositions

Words that are sometimes prepositions can act as adverbs. A preposition requires an object. An adverb does not. A single word acting as an adverb answers where, when, how or to what degree about the verb. If you want to see the eclipse, you … [Read more...]


Prepositions are small words such as "with" and "into" that themselves are difficult to define in words. Suffice it to say that prepositions create a relationship between other words in a sentence by linking phrases to the rest of the … [Read more...]