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Content description ACELA1507

English / Level 5 / Language / Expressing and developing ideas
Content description
Understand the difference between main and subordinate clauses and that a complex sentence involves at least one subordinate clause
Elaborations
  1. 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
ACELA1507
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