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This hot topic will help you to use a wider variety of sentence structures in your writing. It will also help you answer questions in the Level 2 literacy test that focus on compound and complex sentences.

You will learn:
  • what simple, compound and complex sentences are
  • how to form compound and complex sentences using conjunctions like 'because' and 'unless'
  • how to form complex sentences with relative clauses starting with words like 'which', 'that' and 'who'
  • how to form complex sentences using participle phrases like 'knowing that…'
  • how to make your writing flow using adverbs like 'unfortunately' at the beginning of sentences.

Click on the simple sentences in the box to see examples of different structures.

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