Can academic subjects be used as adjectives?

Is it grammatically correct to say:

He is our chemistry teacher.
He is our English teacher
.

etc? Can academic subjects be used as adjectives?

Answer

Plenty of nouns can be used as adjectives; the grammatical term for this is noun adjunct, and it happens when a noun modifies another noun.

You can read all about them on the Wikipedia website (notice how I just used Wikipedia as an adjective there); other examples include: chicken soup, kitchen sink, light switch, brick house, biology teacher, and college professor.

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