Category: Grammar and Syntax

Epicene Pronouns

Epicene pronouns include both genders. In spoken American English, most speakers use they as the epicene or indefinite pronoun (a/an) in place of 'he' or 'she' as the ...

Morphemes in English

Morpheme - is a minimal unit of meaning or grammatical function. The word "reopened" consists of three morphemes.

Agreement Rules

Agreement rules refer to the agreement between verbs and subjects in a clause, including the subjects that are collective nouns (such as team, group, staff, and family).


Hedge is a word/phrase that allows a speaker/writer to express his/her evaluation of the degree of confidence in the proposition that is being made, i.e., epistemic mo...

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