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Content description VCEALL417

EAL / Level B3 / Linguistic Structures and Features / Grammatical patterns
Content description
Use longer descriptive phrases
  1. forming noun groups that incorporate a range of elements, such as ‘frightening old haunted house’, ‘very long, hot week’
  2. using qualifiers in comparisons, for example ‘She is a lot taller than her friend’, ‘It is not quite as hot as yesterday’
  3. forming negative comparisons accurately, for example ‘less healthy’, ‘not as expensive as’
  4. using a range of adverbial phrases to give detail about place (‘under a shady tree’), time (‘for a long time’), accompaniment (‘with her best friend’) and manner (‘in a graceful way’)
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