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Sentence Structure

This page includes a range of lesson / worksheets on sentence structure.

Sentence Structure 1

Aim: To support students in their understanding and practice of the four types of sentence structures: simple, compound, complex and complex-compound.

Time: 60 minutes & homework task

Sentence Structure 1 by AEUK

 Sentence Structure 1: Simple, compound, complex & complex compound [new 2020]

This lesson is to support students in their understanding and practice of the four types of sentence structures: simple, compound, complex and complex-compound. It includes noticing, guided and freer practice. (see worksheet exampleTime: 60mins.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]. / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

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Sentence Structure 2

Aim: To support students in their understanding and practice of fragment, run-on and coma splice sentence structure

Time: 60 minutes & homework task

sentence structure 2 Aeuk

 Sentence Structure 2: Fragment, run-on & comma splice sentences  [new 2020]

This lesson helps improve students’ sentence structure through identifying and practising fragments, run-ons and comma splice sentences. It includes noticing, guided and freer practice. (see worksheet exampleTime: 60mins.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]./ TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

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Relative clauses 

Aim: To support students in their understanding and use of defining & non-defining relative clauses.

Time: 60 minutes plus homework task.

defining relative clauses AEUK
non-defining relative clauses

 

 Relative clauses: Defining & non-defining clauses [new 2020]

This lesson is to support students in their understanding and use of defining & non-defining relative clauses.The lesson includes four tasks of guided practice and two tasks of freer practice (see worksheet exampleTime: 60mins.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]. / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

 

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Cause & effect language

Aim: To support students in their understanding and use of cause & effect language.

Time: 60 minutes plus homework task.

cause and effect language

 Cause & effect language: causes, effects and related language [new 2020]

This lesson helps improve students’ awareness of cause and effect language. It includes a language review section, lots of guided practice and freer paragraph writing practice. (see worksheet exampleTime: 60mins.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1] / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

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Compare & contrast

Aim: To support students in their understanding and use of compare & contrast language.

Time: 60 minutes plus homework task.

compare and contrast Aeuk
compare and contrast adverbs AEUK
compare and contrast language AEUK

 

 Compare & contrast: comparatives and superlatives [new 2020]

This lesson helps improve students’ awareness of compare and contrast language. It includes a language review section, lots of guided practice and freer paragraph writing practice. (see worksheet exampleTime: 60mins.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]. / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

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Academic Hedging Lesson 

Aim: To support students in their understanding and use of hedging (cautious/tentative) language.

Time: 60 minutes plus homework task.

hedging language verbs & adverbs
hedging language probability

 

 Hedging: Cautious / tentative language [new 2020]

This lesson supports students in their understanding & use of cautious / tentative language.The lesson includes six tasks of guided practice & two tasks of freer practice (see worksheet exampleTime: 60mins & homework.  Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]. / TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

 

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Cohesion

Aim: To support students in their understanding and use of cohesive devices in a text

Time: 60 minutes 

cohesive devices

 

Cohesion & Coherence Worksheet – AEUK

This worksheet helps to consolidate what ‘cohesion’  is with a focus on pronouns, word forms and summary nouns. It also includes a coherence sheet on key connections and two practice activities. Example  Level: ***** [B2/C1] /  TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

 

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Parallelism 

Aim: To support students in their understanding and use of parallelism in writing.

Time: 30 minutes 

parallel structures

 

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Parallelism Worksheet: 8 exercises

This worksheet provides an explanation of the key concepts of ‘parallelism’ and provides an error correction exercise to practise the key concepts. An awareness of this writing element really helps establish unity and readability in sentence structure. See Example worksheet. Level: ***** [B1/B2/C1]  TEACHER MEMBERSHIP

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