Monday, September 28, 2009

An Introduction to the English Language Webquest, by Brent Stempfle

It is important to understand many aspects of the English language. These aspects include the English language's history, adjectives, adverbs, verbs, and subjects. The history of the English language traces back to the earliest of Anglo-Saxon settlements. This is the first of five events that shaped the language as described here. This link provides a historical background to the earliest traceable uses of the English language, and documents its development up until present day.

Regarding the use of adjectives and adverbs, The University of Victoria's "study zone" web page provides a brief introduction to adjectives and adverbs, as well as a helpful tutorial on how, and when, to use each of them properly.

In order for an adverb to be useful, it must accompany a verb. Verbs are one of the most important parts of a sentence, because they provide it with action, that allows it to be visualized by the reader. Verbs often work closely with the subject of the sentence. The ability to locate subjects and verbs can lead to much more comprehensive understanding of what has been written. has a webpage that provides a description of verbs and subjects, and provides examples of each in use.

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