Element FORM/USE: 'WH-'CLEFT CLAUSE, TITLES
SuperCat FOCUS
SubCat focus
Lexical Range N/A
Level C1
Cando Can use 'Wh-'cleft clauses as titles or subtitles, to point to something that follows, for focus.
Corrected Learner Example Why I think this is a good idea
People are sensitive, and when they hear about charities, they always want to help. (Greece; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2003; Greek; Pass)

Why you should choose that event
If you fund this event, you will gain in two ways: firstly you will help needy people, and secondly you will be admired. (Greece; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2003; Greek; Fail)

The aim of this is to find out why our biggest customer stopped purchasing from our company.
How I investigated. First I started looking on the internet in general. (Switzerland; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2009; German; Fail)

How we could benefit in terms of sales
This drink will be taken by athletes of any kind. (Greece; C1 EFFECTIVE OPERATIONAL PROFICIENCY; 2003; Greek; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
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