English Grammar

Please explain adverb phrases, prepositional phrases, verb phrases, noun phrases and adjective phrases along with examples.
2) "How is the weather today, Sam?" said Jonh.
Why isn't a comma required before "said John?"

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  1. Look up and study each kind of phrase here:
    http://www.chompchomp.com/terms.htm
    The explanations and examples are excellent.

    2) There's already a mark of punctuation after "Sam" -- there doesn't need to be a second one.

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