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You can find all this information, plus speaking, writing, vocabulary exercises and more on the ABA English Course Unit 102 – The Beach Bar.
The adverb “else”
This adverb is used to indicate a different or additional person, place or thing.
“I didn’t get the dress, someone else got it first”
“We always go to the same bar, can we go somewhere else, please?”
As you can see, “else” is used after compound words with “some”. It is also used with compound words with “any”, “no” and “every”.
“Else” after compound words related to people
To indicate a different or additional person, we can combine “else” with the following compound words:
somebody – someone
anybody – anyone
nobody – no one
everybody – everyone
“Does anyone else want a tea?”
“Nobody else except John likes going to the cinema. Everyone else prefers the theater.
“Else” after compound words related to things
To indicate a different or additional thing, we can combine “else” with the following compound words:
“Is there anything else you would like?”
“Would you like a mandarin? There is nothing else in the fridge”
“Else” after compound words related with “where”
To indicate a different or additional place, we can combine “else” with the following compound words:
“Is there anywhere else in Paris you would like to go?”
“We will have to go to the mall, everywhere else is closed”
Unit 102 – The Beach Bar
Well done! You just revised the grammar from Unit 102!
In Unit 102 – The Beach Bar, you will meet Penny and Vince. Find out why Vince is planning an unforgettable Saturday!
By watching ABA Films, you will practice your listening comprehension. Record your voice and compare phrases to improve your pronunciation and gain fluency by interpreting different roles. You will also learn new vocabulary and review the unit’s grammar lesson.
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