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Syntax: phrases, clauses and sentences index: in-service training

the essential grammar of the sentence adjuncts, disjuncts and conjuncts the article system
assertion and non-assertion case and the genitive catenative verbs
clausal coordination and subordination clause structure clauses of condition and concession
clausal coordination only clausal subordination only cleft sentences
colligation collocation complex sentences
comparison concord conjunction
conjuncts constituents of phrases and clauses disjuncts or sentence adverbials
existential there and it fronting gradience: adverb determiner or what?
indirect questions interrogatives markedness
modification overview negation nominalisation
nominal clauses noun modification: overview noun post-modification
noun pre-modification the passive phrase structure
place adjuncts postponement and extrapositioning prepositional phrases
punctuation relative adverb clause relative pronoun clauses
so and such tenses in dependent clauses theme and rheme
time adjuncts verb and clause types will and would
word order the word order index  


The in-service training topics

background discourse functions general reference
lexis methodology modality and mood pronunciation
skills syntax: phrases, clauses, sentences teaching and materials testing and assessment
verbs and tenses English for Academic Purposes a list of lists a short language analysis course
learn to /træn.ˈskraɪb/ index of courses on this site
Other links:
the teacher training index a basic training course the TKT course the CELTA section initial training plus the Delta section teacher development