Sentence builders: “If” as a Subordinating Conjunction

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Some people – including some people who are learning English as a second language and people with language disorders – have difficulties understanding and/or using “if” as a subordinating conjunction. We designed this 24-page no preparation pack for them. Featuring pictures and words, this resource is designed to help people of different ages and abilities to understand “if” sentences.

Description

At around the age of 36-42 months, typically developing children begin to understand and to use complex sentences containing the subordinating conjunction “if”. “If” is a very useful word. It signifies conditionality: things that might happen and the condition(s) on which they might happen. “If” is a subordinating conjunction, allowing people to link their ideas together. It is a word used frequently in negotiations, planning activities, stories and instructions. “If” is used in the classroom, the playground, in sports, and at home. It’s an old word, but a core concept in many computer programming languages. “If” enhances verbal reasoning skills and social use language.

Some people – including some people who are learning English as a second language and people with language disorders – have difficulties understanding and/or using “if” as a subordinating conjunction. We designed this 24-page no preparation pack for them. Featuring pictures and words, this resource is designed to help people of different ages and abilities to understand “if” sentences.

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