Linguistic Terms

  • Accent

    Accent? The term accent comes from the Latin accentus and in turn from the Greek language. The accent is what makes…

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  • Abbreviation

    Abbreviation? Abbreviations are defined as; “A spelling convention that allows to reduce the size of words and make a text shorter”. They…

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  • Concord

    Concord? n English grammar, concord is another term for grammatical agreement between two words in a sentence. In fact, it is derived from Latin to…

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  • Grammar Terms

    Grammar Terms? If someone wants to understand the real concept and understanding of English language, he has to grasp its…

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  • Transitive and intransitive verbs

    Transitive and intransitive verbs? The transitive verbs are those that can have direct complement (also called direct object ), ie a person or object that receives…

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  • Interjections

    Interjections? The  interjection  is a kind of statement that expresses a sudden, exclamatory impression or a feeling deep as astonishment, surprise, pain, discomfort, love,…

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  • Intensifiers in English

    Intensifiers in English? An intensifier is used to emphasize the meaning of the words that follow. They change the strength (or…

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  • What are inflections?

    What are inflections? When the tone of voice is changed, attenuating or raising it, an inflection occurs. In the specific field…

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  • Indirect questions in English

    Indirect questions in English? Indirect questions serve to ask in a more polite way or to narrate what another person…

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  • English Imperative

    English Imperative? An imperative sentence gives a direct command. It may end in period or exclamation point depending on the strength…

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