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10: Supplemental Grammar Information

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    This section of Supporting ELLs in FYC provides instructors with a range of supplemental grammar materials to use with students as needed. In this section, you’ll find explanations of the following:

    • Sentence Structure Glossary
    • Introduction to Sentence Structure: Every Sentence is a Tree, Part 1: Clauses
    • Introduction to Sentence Structure: Every Sentence is a Tree, Part 1: Phrases
    • Introduction to Compound Sentences
    • Introduction to Adverb (Subordinate) Clauses
    • Introduction to Adjective (Relative) Clauses
    • Editing with Adjective (Relative) Clauses
    • Punctuating Adjective (Relative) Clauses
    • Introduction to Noun Clauses
    • The Language of Hedging
    • Modal Verbs
    • Passive Voice
    • Plural and Possessive Nouns
    • Subject-Verb Agreement

    Sentence Structure Glossary

    Information about sentences structure vocabulary: ESL95 Sentence Structure Glossary.docx


    Sentence Structure: “Every Sentence is a Tree”

    Presentation Part 1 (Clauses) to introduce sentence structure to students: Every Sentence is a Tree Vocabulary Presentation Part 1 Clauses

    Presentation Part 2 (Phrases) to introduce sentence structure vocabulary to students: Every Sentence is a Tree Vocabulary Presentation Part 2 Phrases

    Reference handout for students: ESL95 Every Sentence is a Tree Explanation.docx


    Compound Sentences

    Presentation to introduce compound sentences to students: Using Connector Words Presentation


    Adverb (Subordinate) Clauses

    Presentation to introduce adverb clauses to students: Adverb Clauses Presentation

    Reference handout for students: Adverb Clauses Reference Sheet.docx


    Adjective (Relative) Clauses

    Presentation to introduce adjective clauses to students: Introduction to Adjective Clauses Presentation

    Worksheet: Introduction to adjective clauses: Exercises: Introductory Information and Practice with Adjective Clauses

    Introduction to adjective clauses worksheet Answers: Worksheet Introductory Exercises for Adjective Clauses Answers.docx

    Presentation to introduce editing with adjective clauses to students: Editing with Adjective Clauses Presentation

    Worksheet: Editing with adjective clauses: Worksheet Editing with Adjective Clauses

    Editing with adjective clauses worksheet Answers: Worksheet Editing with Adjective Clauses Answers

    Presentation to introduce punctuation for adjective clauses: Punctuating Adjective Clauses Presentation

    Worksheet: Punctuating Adjective Clauses Practice: Worksheet Punctuating Adjective Clauses Practice

    Punctuating Adjective Clauses Practice Answers: Worksheet Punctuating Adjective Clauses Answers

    Reference handout and practice for students: Introductory Information and Practice with Adjective Clauses


    Noun Clauses

    Presentation to introduce noun clauses to students: Noun Clause Presentation

    Reference Handout and practice for students: Noun Clauses

    Worksheet: Practice with Noun Clauses: Worksheet Practice with Noun Clauses

    Practice with Noun Clauses Answers: Practice with Noun Clauses Answers.docx

    Punctuating Dialogue and Using Reported Speech: Noun Clauses Punctuating Dialogue Practice.docx


    The Language of Hedging

    Reference handout and practice for students, with answers: Hedging Language


    Modal Verbs

    Presentation to introduce modal verbs to students: Modal-Verbs-1


    Passive Voice

    Presentation to introduce Passive Voice to students: Passive Voice


    Plural and Possessive Nouns

    Handout and practice activities for students: Plural and Possessive Nouns


    Subject-Verb Agreement

    Handout and practice activities for students: Present Tenses Subject-Verb Agreement


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