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KS3 English - Language and Grammar - Building Complex Sentences

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Summary

Barbara Bleiman from the English and Media Centre meets with Gareth Mills from King Edward VI School in Bury St Edmunds to talk about techniques to extend his students' understanding of grammar and complex sentences.

The programme follows Gareth as he teaches a lesson examining sentence structure. He uses a children's book to stimulate his students' into reflections on purpose and audience and to practice expanding simple sentences using subordinate clauses. Barbara and Gareth discuss the advantages of using a very basic text to explore complex grammar.

Published : Jan 2006

15 mins

Roles

Secondary Teacher

Subjects

Secondary English

Language structure

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