Category: C1

complex prepositions

Firstly, complex prepositions are phrases, which means there are two or more words to them.  Prepositional complexity is found at different levels on the English Grammar Profile and English Vocabulary Profile. Point 15 C1 in PREPOSITIONS is defined as: less frequent complex prepositions, often in a more formal, literary or business context. The two examples […]

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Gerunds (verbING)

Point 22 in NOUNS at A2 is defined as: ‘-ing’ forms of verbs as nouns, in object position, to refer to activities. Examples include: like_II swimming_VVG, and_CC going_VVG shopping_VVG, I_PPIS1 prefer_VV0 dancing_NN1, practised_VVD windsurfing_NN1 *notice the tagger has added _nn1 to dancing and windsurfing. Point 50 in NOUNS at B2 is defined as: ‘-ing’ form […]

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