Element FORM: NEGATIVE 'WH-' INTERROGATIVE
SuperCat CLAUSES
SubCat interrogatives
Lexical Range N/A
Level A2
Cando Can form negative 'wh-' interrogative clauses.
Corrected Learner Example Why don't we watch a film? (Sri Lanka; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2009; Tamil; Pass)

Why didn't you come with me? (Bulgaria; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2008; Bulgarian; Pass)

Why don't you ask Jennifer to go with you? (Uruguay; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2003; Spanish - Latin American; Pass)

Why couldn't you come? It was fun. (Malaysia; A2 WAYSTAGE; 2004; Chinese; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
Comments No examples of other 'wh'-words in the CLC, which may be due to the lack of spoken data.

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