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Level 3 Integrated English: Grammar Study Checklist Instructions Use the table below & on the next page, which summarises the main grammar points tested in Modules 1 (mid-term exam) & 2 (final exam), to help plan your Independent Study. Only tick the final box when you feel you have understood the grammar clearly and have done well in the practice activities. Use these resources to help your grammar study & exam preparation: ILC e.g. Hotbox Worksheets Textbooks e.g. ‘Developing Grammar in Context’ Online Websites (available at) http://ugruintegratedenglish.wordpress.com/ http://ieltsuaeu.wordpress.com/ The new items to be studied in Module 2 are highlighted in yellow in the table. Modules 1 & 2 Grammar Checklist Category Structure Example Past Simple She ate pizza. Past Simple Passive The telephone was invented in 1876. ‘Used to’ I used to ride a bicycle to work when I lived in Japan. Verb Forms Present Simple She eats pizza. Present Simple Passive Oil is produced by many Middle-Eastern countries. Present Continuous She is eating pizza. Present Perfect She has eaten pizza. Future Simple She will eat pizza. Future ‘going to’ She is going to eat pizza. Modal forms (future) Barcelona may / might / will win the title next season. Zero Conditional When water reaches 0 degrees, it freezes. Conditionals 1st Conditional He will feel happy if he passes the exam. 2nd Conditional If I were a millionaire, I would buy a Ferrari. Addition in addition (to) what is more furthermore Conclusion in conclusion to conclude Condition if unless Contrast while on the other hand in contrast (to) Example for example for instance such as Cohesive Devices Reason because (of) (linking vocabulary) Time Conjunctions since for before after when Pronouns & Determiners other another one this that these those Surprising Information although however despite Reason & Result so as a result consequently for this reason therefore Similarity similarly Addition pairs both… and neither…nor Alternative pairs either…or Level 3 Integrated English: Grammar Study Checklist (v) (adj) (n) (adv) He opened the brown door slowly Adjectives: -ed & -ing excited exciting Parts of Speech Articles the a an Prefixes & Suffixes (un) employ (ment) Relative Pronouns & that which who whose Defining Relative Clauses A vegan is a person who eats no animal products. everything all Quantifiers with large quantities a lot of most many much count & non-count medium quantities some nouns small quantities A few few a little little nothing none comparative adjectives David is (not) taller than Mike. A Ferrari is more expensive than a Toyota. A Toyota is less expensive than a Ferrari. comparative adverbs The price of oil increased more quickly than the price Comparative & of gold. Superlative forms (adjectives & The price of oil increased less quickly than the price of adverbs) oil. superlative adjectives The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the UAE. The Burj Al Arab is the most expensive hotel in Dubai. equatives Coca-Cola is as popular as Pepsi in some countries. The UAE is not as expensive a country to live in as Japan. comparing quantities More women like shopping than men. (count nouns) Comparative & Fewer men like shopping than women. Superlative forms From the information in the table, men aged 35-40 (nouns) bought the most books, and women aged 15-20 bought the least. comparing quantities Doctors earn more money than nurses. (non-count nouns) Nurses earn less money than doctors. From the information in the table, women aged 25-30 drink the most water per day and men aged 45-50 drink the least.
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