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Content description VCELA350

English / Level 6 / Language / Expressing and developing ideas
Content description
Investigate how complex sentences can be used in a variety of ways to elaborate, extend and explain ideas
Elaborations
  1. knowing that a complex sentence typically consists of a main clause and a subordinate clause
  2. knowing that the function of complex sentences is to make connections between ideas, such as: to provide a reason (for example 'He jumped up because the bell rang'); to state a purpose (for example 'She raced home in order to confront her brother'); to express a condition (for example 'It will break if you push it'); to make a concession (for example 'She went to work even though she was not feeling well'); to link two ideas in terms of various time relations (for example 'Nero fiddled while Rome burned')
Code
VCELA350
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