What Does the Colourful English Colour System do?

 

Colourful English uses colour to help you understand the function of each word, phrase or clause in a sentence.

The following colour code shows the colour we use for each different grammatical function in a sentence:

 
colourful english colour system
 

How Does the Colour System Work?

 

Nouns - Subject and Object

Subject | Object

Main Verb

Main Verb

Adjective

Adjective

Adverb

Adverb

Conjunction

Conjunction

Noun Phrases

Adjective/s Subject

Adjective/s Object

Verb Phrase

Auxiliary Verb/s Main Verb

Prepositional Phrase as Adjective

Preposition Adjective/s Object

Prepositional Phrase as Adverb

Preposition Adjective/s Object

Infinitive Phrase as Adjective

Infinitive Verb Adjective/s Object

Infinitive Phrase as Adverb

Infinitive Verb Adjective/s Object

Infinitive Phrase as Noun

Infinitive Verb Adjective/s Object

Dependent Clause as Adverb

Conjunction Subject Main Verb Object
 

Colour System Examples

 
 
 
 

Ben and Rebekah are in the kitchen.

Ben loves cake.

Ben is hungry.

Ben is climbing down the rope to eat the cake.

Ben dropped the spoon while he was climbing down the rope.