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Two The Growth of the English Language
Three Language Beginnings
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adjectives adverbs Anglo-Saxon antecedent auxiliary verb birds called Chapter commands Complete Predicate complete subject complex sentences compound sentence conjugation conjunctions Dependent Clause difference in meaning direct object distinction distinguished earlier ellipsis elliptical English language example exclamatory feminine following sentences following words forms of expression French frequently function gender genitive Germanic Germanic language gerund grammar groups of words indicate Indo-European infinitive inflected forms inflectional endings interrogative kind Latin masculine Middle English modern English modifying words names noun clauses Observe the following Old English order of words past participle past tense personal pronouns phrasal forms plural forms plural sign preceding predicate complement prepositional phrases refer relative pronouns seen sentences containing sentences illustrating serve simple forms sing single words singular sounds speech split infinitive stone subordinate clause substitute tences things thou tion transitive verb usually verb forms verb phrases word groups Write sentences