Temario 3 Inglés – Secundaria

Topic 22 – ‘Multi – word verbs’

It is a semantic unit which differs from the sum of the meanings of its parts. If the meaning of a verb – preposition combination can be predicted on the basis of the individual parts (listen to, insist on), it is called a verb-preposition combination, if it isn´t, it is a…

Topic 30A – Direct and indirect speech

In the following topic we will study the concepts of direct reported speech and indirect reported speech with the grammatical implications that are involved in their study. In the second part of our analysis, we will centre on the main aspects related to indirect…

Topic 30B – Direct and indirect speech

In the case of direct speech, the exact words are ‘incorporated’ (using quotation marks in writing) within the reporting sentence and retain the status of an independent clause but with a function in the reporting sentence which may be classed as a comment clause…