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PRONOUNS substitution, one, ones, none C2 FORM/USE: 'THE ONE(S) THAT', FOR FOCUS
Can use 'The one(s) that' + clause in subject position, for focus. ► focus
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc A1 FORM: OBJECT
Can use a limited range of indefinite pronouns as objects.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc A1 FORM: 'EVERYTHING', SUBJECT
Can use 'everything' as subject, with a singular verb.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc A2 FORM: OBJECT OR COMPLEMENT
Can use an increasing range of indefinite pronouns as objects or complements of prepositions.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc A2 FORM: SUBJECT
Can use a limited range of indefinite pronouns ('someone', 'everyone') as subjects, with a singular verb.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc A2 FORM: NEGATIVE + 'ANYTHING'
Can use 'anything' after a negative verb form.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc A2 FORM/USE: WITH ADJECTIVE, SPECIFYING
Can modify 'something' or 'anything' with an adjective, to make it more specific.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc A2 FORM/USE: WITH 'TO' INFINITIVE, SPECIFYING
Can modify 'something' or 'anything' with 'to' infinitive, to make it more specific.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc A2 FORM: WITH 'ELSE'
Can use indefinite pronouns with 'else'.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc A2 USE: 'SOMETHING' IN VAGUE EXPRESSIONS
Can use 'something' in vague expressions, to refer to things in a non-specific way.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc B1 FORM: SUBJECT
Can use an increasing range of indefinite pronouns ('something', 'nobody') as subjects, with a singular verb.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc B1 FORM: OBJECT OR COMPLEMENT
Can use a wide range of indefinite pronouns as objects or complements.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc B1 FORM/USE: PREMODIFIERS, INTENSIFYING
Can use premodifiers with indefinite pronouns, often to intensify.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc B2 FORM: SUBJECT
Can use the full range of indefinite pronouns as subjects, with a singular verb.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc B2 FORM/USE: WITH RELATIVE CLAUSES, FOCUS
Can use indefinite pronouns with a relative clause to form complex noun phrases, to give focus.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc B2 USE: VAGUE EXPRESSIONS
Can use indefinite pronouns in vague expressions to refer to things in a non-specific way.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc C1 FORM/USE: 'ANYTHING', FOCUS
Can use 'anything' with post-modifiers to form complex noun phrases as subjects with a singular verb, to give focus.
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PRONOUNS indefinite - thing, -one, -body etc C1 FORM/USE: 'ANYTHING', ELLIPSIS
Can use 'anything' in an ellipted clause, ('if there is anything ...').
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PRONOUNS generic use A2 USE: 'YOU', GENERAL
Can use 'you' to refer to people in general.
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PRONOUNS generic use B1 USE: 'ONE', GENERAL, FORMAL
Can use 'one' to refer to people in general, in formal contexts.
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