|FORM/USE: MID POSITION, DISTANCING
|Can use adverbs in mid position, to distance the writer from what they are saying.
|Corrected Learner Example
|In all actuality Piggy himself theoretically has all the necessary character traits and skills at his disposal that would ensure he would be an effective leader. (Germany; C2 MASTERY; 1993; German; Pass)
For the houses opposite the cargo area we strongly support the idea of a "green" wall, as it was mentioned in the report of the town council but surprisingly seems to have been forgotten afterwards. (German, C2 MASTERY, Pass, 1993)
|Uncorrected Learner Example
|While we see these adverbs being used as stance devices at C1, it is the emergence of them in mid clause position, and with a distancing function, which increases at C2 level.