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You can improve the standard of your writing by varying the lengths of your sentences.
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Short sentences are used for panic, danger, tension or to make something stand out. She stopped, stunned. Would he dare to jump? Then he fell.
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Long sentences are used for calmness, description or linking ideas. When Jo first saw the cottage, she noticed the chipped tiles on the roof, the paint peeling from the panes, the cracks in the door and the broken paving slabs on the path.
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Try to start your sentences in different ways; this will improve your writing.
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Begin with a place. In the shop there were many sweets to choose from.
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Begin with a time . Yesterday we went to Brighton.
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Begin with an adverb . Quickly , we ran for the bus.
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Begin with a question . Can you spell these words? Necessary, disappear, beginning, definitely and sentence.
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Begin with a time clause . After he had finished his homework , Jimmy watched Eastenders on TV.
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Begin with a preposition .
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