What is English Grammar?
The term “grammar” can also explain the speaking behavior of speakers and writers. Grammar is how we organize words to make sentences. Word-level grammar covers nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, etc. Another is Sentence level grammar which covers phrases, structure, clauses, etc.
Level of Grammar
There are 4 levels of grammar:
- parts of speech (words Catagory).
In grammar, a part of speech or part-of-speech is a group of words that have the same grammatic properties.
Nouns describe people (Doctor, Patient, Nurse), places (United States, Asia, New York), and things (Pen, table, book).
Verbs express what is going on(work, sleep, run. Action verb describing action (Running, fighting).
An adjective is a word that gives more information about a noun (red, good, bad expensive).
Adverbs add something to verbs such as slowly, really, and extremely.
A proposition states the relationship of a noun or pronoun to another word (on, at in, from).
Determiners are words such as a, an, the, and this, that start a noun phrase.
Pronouns are tiny words including I, he, she, they, you, and ours, and some that are used in place of a noun.
Conjunctions join two portions of a sentence (but, and, because, or ).
Quick exclamations with no real grammatical value (oh, wow, ah, dear,)
A set of words, usually containing a subject and a verb, that conveys a thought, idea, statement, or question.
A phrase is a group of words that work collectively as a grammatical unit (a good friend, very happy).
A set of words containing a subject and predicate and functioning as a part of a sentence (Until the sun sets, In the kitchen).