Embedding skills to use a range of grammatical structures

In this lesson, we will recap some of the core grammatical structures and rules that we have already studied in this unit and apply them in a piece of writing. We will also learn about rhetoric and think about ethos, logos and pathos.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these punctuation marks is a colon?

1/5

Q2.What is the correct definition of a main clause?

2/5

Q3.The four key uses of a colon are:
to add emphasis to a word or phrase
to show posession
to introduce a list
to introduce an explanation
to introduce a longer quotation
to end a sentence

3/5

Q4.True or false?
A colon separates two subordinate clauses.
You can use a colon to introduce a list.

4/5

Q5.True or false?
You do not need a capital letter after a colon unless it is a proper noun or quotation.
A colon has the same job as a semicolon.
Often, a colon is used to add emphasis to a particular word or phrase.

5/5

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which of these punctuation marks is a colon?

1/5

Q2.What is the correct definition of a main clause?

2/5

Q3.The four key uses of a colon are:
to add emphasis to a word or phrase
to show posession
to introduce a list
to introduce an explanation
to introduce a longer quotation
to end a sentence

3/5

Q4.True or false?
A colon separates two subordinate clauses.
You can use a colon to introduce a list.

4/5

Q5.True or false?
You do not need a capital letter after a colon unless it is a proper noun or quotation.
A colon has the same job as a semicolon.
Often, a colon is used to add emphasis to a particular word or phrase.

5/5

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Embedding skills to use a range of grammatical structures : Quiz

Complete the questions below to check your understanding of our lesson today.

Q1.You should usually have a main clause before a colon (even when introducing a list).

1/5

Q2.Which of the statements below is true?
You always need a capital letter after a semicolon.
You need a capital letter after a semicolon if it is the start of a new clause.
You need a capital letter after a semicolon if the first word is a proper noun.
You should never use a capital letter after a semicolon.

2/5

Q3.True or false:
All sentences need a subject and and an adjective.
A complete sentence contains a subject, object and predicate.
A colon separates two subordinate clauses.

3/5

Q4.In writing to show viewpoint, what is the purpose of an introduction?
create a springboard to link into the next paragraph
give an overview of your line of argument
establish your relationship with the reader (tone)
could “drop” your reader into a scenario

4/5

Q5.Match the three rhetorical appeals to their definition.
appeal to ethics (convince the audience of your character)
appeal to logic (use facts and reason)
appeal to emotions (target the thoughts and feelings of the audience)

5/5

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Embedding skills to use a range of grammatical structures : Quiz

Complete the questions below to check your understanding of our lesson today.

Q1.You should usually have a main clause before a colon (even when introducing a list).

1/5

Q2.Which of the statements below is true?
You always need a capital letter after a semicolon.
You need a capital letter after a semicolon if it is the start of a new clause.
You need a capital letter after a semicolon if the first word is a proper noun.
You should never use a capital letter after a semicolon.

2/5

Q3.True or false:
All sentences need a subject and and an adjective.
A complete sentence contains a subject, object and predicate.
A colon separates two subordinate clauses.

3/5

Q4.In writing to show viewpoint, what is the purpose of an introduction?
create a springboard to link into the next paragraph
give an overview of your line of argument
establish your relationship with the reader (tone)
could “drop” your reader into a scenario

4/5

Q5.Match the three rhetorical appeals to their definition.
appeal to ethics (convince the audience of your character)
appeal to logic (use facts and reason)
appeal to emotions (target the thoughts and feelings of the audience)

5/5

Lesson summary: Embedding skills to use a range of grammatical structures

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