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

The general guide and introduction to the study of syntax
essential sentence grammar (Initial Plus guide) adverbials: adjuncts, disjuncts and conjuncts ambiguity
the article system assertion and non-assertion case and the genitive
catenative verbs coordination and subordination clause structure
clauses of condition and concession coordination only 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
functional grammar (introduction) genitive gradience: adverb determiner or what?
idiomaticity indirect or embedded questions indirect speech
interrogatives lexicogrammar markedness
modification overview negation nominalisation (EAP)
nominal clauses and phrases noun modification: overview noun post-modification
noun pre-modification the passive phrase structure
place adjuncts postponement and extrapositioning prepositional phrases
punctuation relative adverb clauses relative pronoun clauses
reported speech so and such shell nouns
tenses in dependent clauses testing grammar and syntax theme and rheme
time adjuncts verb types and clause structures verbal processes
will and would word class and syntax 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 Business English English for Academic Purposes a list of lists
a 10-unit language analysis course learn to /træn.ˈskraɪb/ index of courses on this site glossaries on this site
Other links:
the teacher training index the TKT course the CELTA section initial training plus the Delta section teacher development for teacher trainers
about language this is an index of guides concerned much more generally with language (and English in particular).