Category: clauses

Inversion in clauses with conditions and formality

This is another post that points at overlapping points on the English Grammar Profile.  Parts of two points are worded differently but basically locate the same structure for “should” starting a sentence.  The only noticeable difference for these points in succession is that one is labelled as conditional and the other located in a “formal […]

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Is “Unless” B1 or B2?


In the English Vocabulary Profile, the pictured item “unless” has one level = B1. 18 CONJUNCTIONS subordinating B2 3 wide range of simple subordinating conjunctions (‘once, whereas, unless, except (that) provided (that)’), to introduce a subordinate clause. Getting to work by car is comfortable, and faster unless you are caught in a traffic jam.  Unless […]

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