SubCat subordinated
Lexical Range N/A
Level C1
Cando Can use a non-finite subordinate clause with an '-ed' form, before a main clause, to give focus.
Corrected Learner Example Compared to the campsite job this one has its advantages. (Romania; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2008; Romanian; Pass)

Based on the assessment above, I strongly recommend that we should take some action to improve the store. (China; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2008; Chinese; Pass)

Given all the inconveniences explained above I expect compensation from your company and if I do not hear from you within ten days I will have to contact my solicitors and take further steps. (Spain; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 1998; Spanish - European; Pass)

Based in Zurich with departments all over Europe we reach almost 150 million people. (Sweden; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2010; Romansch; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
Comments There are examples of this pattern at B2 but they are predominantly business. Note that 'compared to' is a chunk that can be learnt as a unit.

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