Ch 32: NES ELA: Phrases & Clauses in English

About This Chapter

Identifying phrases and clauses in the English language is an important exercise in grammar. This chapter of the NES ELA course will highlight different phrases and clauses to get you ready for the exam.

NES ELA: Phrases & Clauses in English - Chapter Summary

The Phrase & Clauses chapter of the NES ELA course will refresh your brain with exercises in the conventions of grammar. Review the ways in which phrases and clauses are utilized in the English language. The video lessons provide a foundation of studies for you to examine and use to score well on the NES ELA exam as you endeavor to become an English teacher. The following topics are included in this chapter of the course:

  • Definition of a clause
  • Definition of a phrase
  • Dependent and independent clauses
  • Combining clauses

If anything strikes you as tricky in these areas, our experts are one click away from providing you with direct help to make sure you do as well as you can on your upcoming NES ELA exam. A collection of self-assessment quizzes is also included in the course so that you can test yourself and practice before the day of the exam arrives.

NES ELA: Phrases & Clauses in English Chapter Objectives

The NES English Language Arts exam is given to prospective English and Language Arts teachers who are looking to pursue careers in education. The portion of the exam that tests on phrases and clauses is the English Language Conventions, Composition, Writing Process and Research section, which is entirely made up of multiple-choice questions and takes up about nineteen percent of the total test.

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