Structure: Indefinite pronoun and indefinite Adverbs e.g. some, any, none

Subject : 

English Grammar

Topic :

Structure: Indefinite pronoun and indefinite Adverbs e.g. some, any, none

Term :

Second Term 


Week 3

Class :

Basic 6 / Primary Six  


Previous lesson : 

The pupils have previous knowledge of Structure: Simple passages of dialogue and Conversation



Behavioural objectives :

At the end of the lesson, the pupils should be able to

  • Explain the meaning of Indefinite pronoun
  • say the meaning of indefinite Adverbs
  • give examples of both indefinite pronouns and indefinite adverbs e.g. some, any, none


Instructional Materials :

  • Wall charts
  • Pictures
  • Related Online Video
  • Flash Cards

Methods of Teaching :

  • Class Discussion
  • Group Discussion
  • Asking Questions
  • Explanation
  • Role Modelling
  • Role Delegation


Reference Materials :

  • Scheme of Work
  • Online Information
  • Textbooks
  • Workbooks
  • 9 Year Basic Education Curriculum
  • Workbooks


Content :

What are pronouns? Pronouns are words that are used instead of nouns.

Indefinite Pronouns : Indefinite pronouns are pronouns that are used to refer to things that are not specific. These things that are not specific may not be particular names , animals , places or things  . It is a pronoun that does not refer to any person, amount, or thing in particular, e.g. anythingsomethinganyoneeveryone. Other examples of indefinite pronouns are all, another, any, anybody/anyone, anything, each, everybody/everyone, everything, few, many, nobody, none, one, several, some, somebody/someone.

Examples in sentences 

  • In this tournament, everybody is a winner
  • Nobody was willing to do what somebody should have down
  • Am very hungry that anything will do
  • Many are called but few are chosen
  • When I needed help badly, I saw nobody


What is Adverb? An adverb is a word that modified a verb. Adverbs are used to indicate when, how or where things are done. Hence we have Adverbs of manner, time and place.

What are indefinite Adverbs : Indefinite adverbs are adverbs that are used to indicate an infinite time frame . It is used to indicate a time frame that is without end or for a very long period of time .Examples of indefinite adverbs are  forever, eternally , infinitely, endless, continually etc .

Examples in sentences 

  • May Thy kingdom last forever. 
  • I pray that God Almighty will bless me till infinity.
  • Your steadfast love is continually blissful



The topic is presented step by step


Step 1:

The class teacher revises the previous topics


Step 2.

He introduces the new topic


Step 3:

The class teacher allows the pupils to give their own examples and he corrects them when the needs arise




The class teacher wraps up or conclude the lesson by giving out short note to summarize the topic that he or she has just taught.

The class teacher also goes round to make sure that the notes are well copied or well written by the pupils.

He or she does the necessary corrections when and where  the needs arise.



  • What is an indefinite adverb
  • Mention four examples of indefinite adverbs
  • Write out the meaning of indefinite pronouns
  • Explain when indefinite  pronouns are used .




Prepare for the next lesson by reading about Relationship among style, purpose and The audience



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