What are word types?

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Why learn about word types?

Knowing the different types of words, like verbs and adjectives, can improve your writing.

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What are word types? includes:

  • How to identify nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, connectives, pronouns and prepositions.
  • How to use nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, connectives, pronouns and prepositions.

 

 

What do the levels mean?

Skillswise uses the levels of the National Qualifications Framework, which start at Entry 1, 2 and 3 and then go on to Level 1 and Level 2.

  • Entry 3 covers the basic concepts and is a good preparation for starting a Level 1 course.
  • Level 1 is roughly equivalent to a GCSE D-G grade in England, Northern Ireland and Wales, and a Foundation level at Standard Grade in Scotland. A useful qualification for many jobs.
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