7.1 Glossary - Key language concepts
Understanding words used to describe language and grammar will help you to improve your understanding of English more rapidly. This is a glossary of the most important terms used on this course.
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A phrase which starts with a preposition and contains a noun phrase.
A word used to replace a noun, often to avoid repeating it, e.g. 'he', 'they', 'them' 'it', 'me' etc.
A noun which refers to a particular person, place or thing. Proper nouns must be capitalised. Here are some examples: