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  1. a body of rules (grammar) specifying how phrases and sentences are constructed in the English language

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 29, 2008
  2. Diagrams like this were used in English grammar education: "The teacher punished Johnny"

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  3. Accounts of English grammar tend to fall into two groups: the descriptivist, which describes the grammatical system of English

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  4. and the prescriptivist, which does not describe English grammar but rather sets out a small list of social regulations that attempt to govern the linguistic behaviour of native speakers (see Linguistic prescription and Descriptive linguistics)

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  5. Prescriptive grammar concerns itself with several open disputes in English grammar, often representing changes in usage over time

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