ESL Writing Lesson 1: Appositives
Appositives? Huh? Sounds hard, but it isn’t.
An appositive is a noun that describes another noun.
Appositives can be a single word or many words (a phrase). An appositive looks like a relative clause but there are no words like ‘which, who or that’ at the beginning of the clause.
Here are three examples; the appositives are in red.
The appositive can go at the front of the sentence. Like this: