|English Wikibook (edit)|
|General: Introduction - Grammar|
|Parts of speech: Nouns - Verbs - Adjectives - Adverbs - Pronouns - Conjunctions - Prepositions - Interjections |
|Parts of the sentence: Subjects - Predicates|
|Word functions: Subjects - Predicates - Direct Objects - Indirect Objects - Objects of the Preposition|
|Types of sentences: Simple Sentences - Complex Sentences|
|Types of Phrases: Adjective - Adverb - Noun|
|Types of Clauses: Adjective - Adverb - Noun|
|Other English topics: Gerunds - Idiomatic Phrases - Spelling - Vocabulary - Punctuation - Syntax - Appositives - Phonics - Pronunciation|
An Appositive is a noun or noun phrase/clause that renames another noun or pronoun beside it.
For example, "The statement, that he found money in the street yesterday, cannot be believed". Here, the clause "that he found money in the street yesterday" is used in Apposition to the Main Clause.
Again, in the sentence "It is unbelievable that he will fail", "that he will fail" is an Appositive.