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  Objective (grammar) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An objective pronoun functions as the target of a verb, as distinguished from a subjective pronoun, which is the initiator of a verb.
Objective pronouns are instances of the oblique case.
Several relatively common usages of objective pronouns in the subject position are regarded as errors by prescriptive grammarians, though descriptive grammarians class such usages as dialect and a natural part of language evolution.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Objective_(grammar)   (399 words)

  
 Objective (grammar) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
An objective (A function word that is used in place of a noun or noun phrase) pronoun functions as the target of a (A word that serves as the predicate of a sentence) verb, as distinguished from a (additional info and facts about subjective pronoun) subjective pronoun, which is the initiator of a verb.
Several relatively common usages of objective pronouns in the subject position are regarded as errors by (additional info and facts about prescriptive grammarians) prescriptive grammarians, though descriptive grammarians class such usages as (The usage or vocabulary that is characteristic of a specific group of people) dialect and a natural part of language evolution.
Also, using the objective pronoun for the second word in a comparison with the conjunction (additional info and facts about than) than, regardless of whether it is a subject or object, is similary regarded as incorrect in Queen's English.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/o/ob/objective_(grammar).htm   (512 words)

  
 Objective - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Objective lens, an optical element in a camera or microscope.
Objective approach, a way of judging or interpreting a situation.
Object (grammar), a noun which is the target of a verb's action.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Objective   (134 words)

  
 objective - Wiktionary
(grammar) Of, or relating to a noun or pronoun used as the object of a verb.
(grammar) The objective case; a noun or pronoun in that case.
The lens or lenses of a microscope closest to the object being examined.
en.wiktionary.org /wiki/objective   (68 words)

  
 Learn English - English Grammar - Objective / Accusative Case
A noun or pronoun is in the objective case when it is used as a direct object, an indirect object, or an object.
A noun which is directly affected by the action of a verb is put into the objective case.
In the example above, the "car" is in the objective case because it's the direct object of Robert's action of fixing.
www.learnenglish.de /grammar/caseobjacc.htm   (90 words)

  
 Projects
Grammar WILL count as part of your grade, so have someone proofread your report before you turn it in!
Your posters should include the objectives, any definitions taught in the lesson, and at least 3 examples explaining the steps necessary for solving the problems.
Grammar and neatness will count as part of your grade.
www.geocities.com /rharden2000/Projects.html   (314 words)

  
 [No title]
Grammar is the set of rules that determines the structure of the language required for understanding.
A subset of rules of grammar that have to do with the order of words in a sentence is called ____________.
The theory of intelligence that includes a general factor "g" that gives a person the ability to achieve success in a wide variety of intellectual tasks, and several specific factors "s" that allow a person to excel on particular tasks, was proposed by ____________ in 1904.
www.dushkin.com /connectext/psy/ch08/s08.txt   (4136 words)

  
 Sounding the language-elephant's trumpet

Note that the tip of the iceberg is readily open to objective and formalizable rules, whereas complexity fast precludes formalization and objectivity as we work down away from the tip.
Grammar and style are of the same substance; it's just that we tend to speak of grammar when referring to rules that are catalogued in the grammarbook and style for everything that isn't.
A big grammar might even manage to negotiate the French historic present and translate "il a quinze ans quand il découvre Coltrane" as "he was fifteen when he discovered Coltrane".
accurapid.com /journal/19elepha.htm   (7246 words)

  
 English 537 Syllabus
This course is designed to achieve two primary objectives: (1) to help practicing and prospective teachers of ESL/EFL students develop a comprehensive knowledge about English grammar and (2) to provide such teachers with the most promising strategies for helping students develop necessary proficiency in English grammar.
To ensure that students develop a serious appreciation for the problems and challenges that English grammar presents for ESL students and their teachers, each student will be required to do a field observation of a K-12 educational setting.
Moreover, the project must be directly related to the objectives for this course.
www.salisbury.edu /schools/fulton/ace/english_5372005.htm   (1485 words)

  
 Elementary Writing & Grammar: Description and Rationale
Using appropriate and accurate grammar is viewed as a prerequisite to being able to complete these tasks.
CELCIS believes that grammar cannot be successful internalized by learning only the grammar rules in isolation.
For this reason, grammar at the Elementary level is combined with instruction in writing.
www.wmich.edu /oia/celcis/06elwg.htm   (351 words)

  
 STUDY GUIDE FOR EXAM 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The objective of this section is to assess how well you understand spoken Spanish.
In this section the objective is to check how well you understand what you read.
Composition (20 points for content and richness of vocabulary, 10 for grammar) the objective of the essay is to see whether you can put vocabulary, grammatical structures, and content from the chapters together in a meaningful way.
www.unc.edu /depts/roml/courses/span003/guiaexamenfinal.html   (633 words)

  
 Syllabus
This course is a grammar and conversation class for high-intermediate non-native English speakers.
Grammar is taught as a means towards improving studentsÕ spoken English; however, more writing is done at this level.
The Final Exam consists of a comprehensive, objective grammar test and an oral interview with the instructor.
www.hccs.cc.tx.us /discipline/ESL/engl0341.html   (871 words)

  
 objective - OneLook Dictionary Search
Objective (mutual funds) : Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
Phrases that include objective: objective case, objective correlative, investment objective, objective complement, objective lens, more...
Words similar to objective: aim, accusative, nonsubjective, object, objectively, objectiveness, objectivity, target, end, goal, object glass, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=objective   (452 words)

  
 v7n7
When the chairman of the WPE Test Development Committee, Dr. Edward Borowiec, said "grammar has no bearings on one’s writing proficiency," we were stunned.
Did it remove the objective grammar section of the test in order to help students who do not have a firm grasp on English?
Well, those of us who use proper grammar will always have a job cleaning up the writing of those who don’t.
www.csulb.edu /~d49er/Fall99/v7n7/grammar.html   (262 words)

  
 ENGL 537 Syllabus
This course is designed to achieve two objectives: (1) to help practicing and prospective teachers of ESL/EFL students develop a comprehensive knowledge about English grammar and (2) to provide such teachers with the most promising strategies for helping students develop necessary proficiency in English grammar.
At the end of each weekly institute or class session, students will be required to take a thirty-minute quiz on the content covered or assigned for the day.
To ensure that students develop a serious appreciation for the problems and challenges that English grammar presents for ESL students and their teachers, each student will be required to do either a field observation or a hypothetical lesson plan.
www.salisbury.edu /schools/fulton/ace/ENGL537syllabus.htm   (1491 words)

  
 Comp.compilers: Lex/Yacc Grammar for Objective-C?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Comp.compilers: Lex/Yacc Grammar for Objective-C? Lex/Yacc Grammar for Objective-C? simons@zaphod.cs.tu-berlin.de (Martin Simons)
I want to build a compiler for a simulation language which is a variant of
Objective C. First thing will be to build the parser.
compilers.iecc.com /comparch/article/93-07-021   (107 words)

  
 Wordsmyth
in grammar, the objective case, or a word form in this case, such as "them".
I examined her problem in the most objective way I could.
in grammar, denoting or concerning the case of a word used as the object of a verb or preposition.
wordsmyth.net /live/home.php?script=search&matchent=objective&...   (183 words)

  
 Eng 094 Spring 2000 - Winson
This course is designed to give the students the writing skills, as well as knowledge of grammar and essay form required so to be able to pass the CUNY/ACT Writing test.
The Critical Inquiry method will be used throughout to enable the student to read comprehensively and analytically and to write thoughtful well-organized, grammatically-correct essays.
Quizzes—Throughout this short semester you will be given brief quizzes to check your own progress in gaining the appropriate grammar and sentence writing skills.
web.jjay.cuny.edu /~awinson/eng094-sum01.htm   (502 words)

  
 TaskStream
The student will write in complete sentences and will use correct punctuation, grammar, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to his grade level.
Because utilizing EdGate is a student centered activity, teacher instructions are not a separate component of this lesson.
This district content objective will be assessed according to CCSD requirements.
lesson.taskstream.com /lessonbuilder/v.asp?LID=pwcdzscgz_zhfp   (200 words)

  
 Syllabus
This course is intended to aid foreign students in acquiring fluency in spoken English.
The approach is communicative, involving grammar study, oral exercises, dialogues, and role playing.
This course is a grammar and conversation class for low-intermediate non-native English speakers.
www.hccs.cc.tx.us /discipline/ESL/engl0340.html   (809 words)

  
 Conglomerate Blog: New SAT 2005
Miwaukee Public Radio this morning alerted me to the fact that the SAT is changing, starting next month.
In this era of testing and teaching to the test, the best way to make sure that schools include something in the curriculum is to put that topic on a standardized test.
I have heard many law students bemoan the fact that they were not taught grammar but were now expected to know grammar.
www.theconglomerate.org /2004/12/new_sat_2005_1.html   (289 words)

  
 SchoolNotes.com - Notes Page
Grammar for Dummies- "Chapter 1: The Sentence" due Monday, September 18 - The handouts that you will receive in class is below.
You are going to write a new grammar textbook.
Make one section for literary terms and one section for grammar terms.
www.schoolnotes.com /31904/jpowell.html   (7675 words)

  
 Sabri.Org - Learning Language Online; Learning English, ESL, French and Arabic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Read and analyze short literary works and write original essays based on the analyses.
Information on all assignments will be announced in class and on the web.
The Objective Grammar Section of the final will be available online.
www.sabri.org /esl110-syllabus.htm   (397 words)

  
 Center for Academic Development at RWU   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In order to maintain a vital connection to Writing classes, the Center sponsors the Tutor in the Classroom program.
to prepare students for the objective grammar test in Practicum in Writing and Expository Writing.
All of the services offered are free of charge.
department.rwu.edu /~cad/write   (124 words)

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