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EAL / Level B3 / Linguistic Structures and Features / Grammatical patterns
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Write using extended descriptive phrases
  1. writing extended noun phrases, such as ‘a large shark with sharp teeth’, using an expanding range of elements including pointers (‘a’, ‘the’, ‘my’), concrete and abstract key nouns (‘shark’, ‘packet’, ‘idea’), describers (‘large’, ‘empty’, ‘excellent’), classifiers (‘endangered’, ‘recyclable’, ‘financial’) and simple qualifiers (‘with sharp teeth’, ‘in my bag’)
  2. applying rules for expressing comparisons, such as ‘as … as’, ‘more … than’, ‘–er than’
  3. using short relative clauses to expand descriptions, for example ‘The girl who was late had to go to the office’
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