In the session on Economic English, we looked at keeping sentences short, sharp and clean. Here, we're going to look at clauses, which are units of meaning within a sentence, and how to separate them with commas to keep that meaning clear. Watch this introductory video, then download the practice sheet below.

 

 

Now have a go at clearing up the clauses in this document: Exercise Clauses

When you're ready, here's the answers: Clauses Exercise Answers

 

Here is a helpful one-page sheet that you can print and use for quick reference: Clauses Handout