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The English Primary Auxiliary Verbs: A Linguistic Theoretical Exercise

AA Alagbe

Abstract


Obviously, the fact remains that English Language is a sensitive Language
that cannot be ignored by any one, most especially, in Nigeria where the said
language is used officially for effective communication. This is why speakers
of this language need to be conscious of what kinds of sentence they use in
communication with other people in the environment which they find
themselves. This paper aims at carrying out linguistic theoretical exercise as
regards the use of the English primary auxiliary verbs. The paper also aims
at exposing the rate at which speakers of English Language misuse the
English primary auxiliary verbs. The traditional grammar alongside
structural grammar was used to analyze the numerous uses of the English
auxiliary verbs by our subjects.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/afrrev.v3i2.43606
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