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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 clausal coordination and subordination clause structure
clauses of condition and concession clausal coordination only clausal 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 markedness modification overview
negation nominalisation nominal clauses
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
theme and rheme time adjuncts verb and clause types
verbal processes will and would 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 short 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