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FUNCTIONAL GRAMMAR
TERMS
MEANS
ENTIRELY
DRAWBACK
DRAWBACKS
TRANSITIVE VERB
LINGUISTICS
GRAMMAR
TRADITIONAL GRAMMAR
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Definitions

  1. In traditional grammar, a predicate is one of the two main parts of a sentence (the other being the subject, which the predicate modifies).
  2. Traditional grammar is the collection of ideas about grammar that Western societies have received from Greek and Roman sources. (Web site)
  3. Traditional grammar is best thought of as the set of descriptive concepts used by nearly all prescriptive works on grammar. (Web site)
  4. In traditional grammar, a contraction is the formation of a new word from two or more individual words. (Web site)

Functional Grammar

  1. Constructions commonly called adverbial clauses in traditional grammar are seen in Functional Grammar (FG) as expressions of satellites. (Web site)

Terms

  1. Prescriptive grammar is usually formulated in terms of the descriptive concepts inherited from traditional grammar. (Web site)

Means

  1. In traditional grammar, description is often only a means towards formulating usage advice. (Web site)

Entirely

  1. While there is a large overlap between traditional grammar and prescriptive grammar, they are not entirely the same thing. (Web site)

Drawback

  1. Another drawback of traditional grammar was that it confused the notions of time and tense.

Drawbacks

  1. This is accounted for by the drawbacks of traditional grammar which confused the category of tense with those of aspect and perfect.

Transitive Verb

  1. According to the traditional grammar being used here, "to be" is not a transitive verb, but a *copulative* verb. (Web site)

Linguistics

  1. Linguistics has broader influences than traditional grammar has. (Web site)

Grammar

  1. Traditional grammar distinguishes between the grammar of the elements that constitute a sentence (i.e. (Web site)

Traditional Grammar

  1. As such, while very few people have encountered linguistics, nearly everybody in a modern Western culture encounters traditional grammar. (Web site)
  2. The traditional approach is based on the earlier grammars of Latin or Greek (the traditional grammar is a grammar of prescription).

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