Sentences have two essential components: clauses and modifiers (phrases). In this video, we begin to look at the fundamental aspects of a sentence by understanding the phrases that are available in your toolbox. In order to get a high band score on the IELTS exam and other English tests, you will need to construct and analyze complex sentences in the Writing and Reading sections, respectively. By recognizing phrases and knowing how to manipulate their functions, you can create effective sentences to convey a clear meaning.
Sentences have two essential components: clauses and modifiers. In this video, we begin to look at the fundamental aspects of a sentence by understanding the parts of a clause, namely the subject and predicate. In order to get a high band score on the IELTS exam and other English tests, you will need to construct complex sentences in the writing section, and you will need to comprehend complex sentences in the Reading section. By knowing how to identify a full clause, whether the independent or dependent, you will be able to analyze any sentence in the text given.
Not sure how to use ‘had had’? How about the past perfect tense in general? In this video, we go over this tricky tense and review how and when to use it correctly. This is especially important when it comes to writing, especially to add to sentence variety in the IELTS and TOEFL writing sections.
Good writing, and a high score on the IELTS and TOEFL exams’ writing section, requires sentence variety. In this lesson, we look at the four sentence types as one tool to vary your sentences, and we also look at other elements of the language, such as modifiers, different phrases, linking words, etc. to make each sentence type more elaborate. Get the tools to make your writing more engaging and sophisticated.