AEM Academy

The English Complex Sentence System

Level 1: Simple Sentences

1.1 Simple sentences

Level 2: Compound Sentences

2.1 Compound sentences

Level 3: The Verb System & Passive Constructions

3.1 Present simple

3.2 Present continuous

3.3 Present perfect

3.4 Present perfect continuous

3.5 Past simple

3.6 Past continuous

3.7 Past perfect

3.8 Past perfect continuous

3.9 Future simple

3.10 Future continuous

3.11 Future perfect

3.12 Future perfect continuous

Level 4: Complex Sentences

4.1 Subordinate clauses

Level 5: Conditional Subordinate Clauses

5.1 Conditional subordinate clauses

Level 6: Semi-Colon Sentences

6.1 Semi-colon sentences

Level 7: Relative Clauses

7.1 Relative clause type #1: who, that, which

7.2 Relative clause type #2: possessive (whose)

7.3 Relative clause type #3: preposition + whom/which

7.4 Relative clause type #4: quantity + of which/whom

7.5 Relative clause type #5: preposition + whose

Level 8: Colon Sentences

8.1 Colon sentences

Level 9: Participles and Participial Phrases

9.1 Active voice participial phrases

9.2 Passive voice participial phrases: bare

9.3 Passive voice participial phrases starting with after, before, or despite

9.4 Perfect active voice participial phrases

9.5 Participial phrases starting with “with”

9.6 Past and perfect passive participial phrases

Level 10: Noun Clauses

10.1 Noun clauses

Level 11: Noun Clauses in Subjunctive Mood

11.1 Noun clauses in subjunctive mood

Level 12: Appositives, Adjective Clusters, Adverb Clusters

12.1 Appositives, adjective clusters, adverb clusters

Level 13: Nominative Absolutes

13.1 Nominative absolutes


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