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African American Vernacular English or Black American English.
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a shortened form of a word, or phrase.
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Systematic variation/gradation of vowels in a word element, reflecting a change in grammatical function (e.g. sing, sang, sung, song).
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Questions about words spelled with either *-able* or *-ible*.
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English used and created by Indigenous Australians
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Questions related to academic English or English for academic purposes, i.e. the English used in higher education.
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Pronunciation characteristics of a certain individual, location, or nation. Generally does NOT include learning to speak with various accents or identifying accents.
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words which were created by taking the first letter (or several letters) of each word of a phrase.
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indicate that the subject of a sentence is performing the action or causing the event or process described by the verb, as 'kicked' in "the boy kicked the football"
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just one of several different types of noun modifiers, typically used to premodify or describe a noun. Do not confuse adjectives with nouns used attributively to modify other nouns. Adj…
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The position of an adverb often depends on the kind of adverb (manner, place, time, degree) and if the word being modified is a verb or an adjective.
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a word that modifies an adjective, adverb, preposition, phrase, or sentence, expressing some relation of place, time, circumstance, causality, manner, or degree.
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a noun which identifies the performer of an action, typically derived from the verb for that action. For example, a *writer* is one who *writes*; *writer* is the agent noun.
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Questions about suffixes like "-er" that create "agent nouns"; see also the tag "agent-nouns".
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For questions about how words change depending on other words in a sentence. Also called concord.
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Questions about the usage, etymology, history, and meaning of the contraction "ain't."