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  • 1. ADJECTIVES and ADVERBS
  • 2. ADJECTIVES
    We use adjectives to say more about a noun or a pronoun.
    They go before a noun or a pronoun.
    Adjectives have no plural forms.
  • 3. Adjectives go AFTER (not BEFORE)
    APPEAR, BE, BECOME, FEEL, GET, LOOK, SEEM, SMELL, SOUND, TASTE
    You look tired.
    That seems easy.
  • 4. Some –LY adjectives have no adverbs: FRIENDLY, LIVELY; LOVELY; LONELY; SILLY.
    in afriendly, silly, lovely … way
  • 5. SPELLING CHANGES
    -lechanges to–ly terrible / terribly
    -ychanges to–ily happy /happily
    -icchanges to–ically
    automatic / automatically
    -ue changes to–uly true / truly
    -llchanges to–lly full / fully
  • 6. ADVERBS
    We use adverbsto say more about a verb (adverb after a verb / adverb before an adjective / adverb before another adverb.)
    Adverbs tell you how, when, where or how much something happens.
  • 7. They usually go at the end of a sentence.
    Never between the verbs and its object
    We form most adverbs by adding –LY to the adjective.
    Irregular:
    GOOD – WELL;
    HARD – HARD;
    LATE – LATE
  • 8. ADJECTIVES and ADVERBS
    EARLY, LATE, HARD, LOUD, FAST, DAILY, HIGH, LOW, RIGHT, WRONG, WEEKLY, MONTHLY can be adjectivesand adverbs.
    I always catch the earlytrain.
    We got up early.
  • 9. Complete the sentences by choosing between the words given in brackets. (1)
    The train was very ___________ (slow / slowly) and we arrived late.
    My cousin speaks English and German (fluent / fluently).
    You look __________ (angry / angrily). What’s wrong?
    Don’t drive so __________ (fast / fastly).
    She read the message _________ (quick / quickly)
    He’s a __________ (good / well) guitar player.
    We saw lots of ___________ (beautiful / beautifully) paintings at the museum.
    John and Mary work __________ (hard / hardly)
  • 10. Complete the sentences by choosing between the words given in brackets. (2)
    The whole team played very __________ (bad / badly) and they lost.
    National Geography is a ___________ (monthly magazine / magazine monthly)
    I’m very tired because I slept ____________ (bad / badly) last night.
    Can you speak ___________ (slow / slowly), please?
    She’s singing a very ___________ (nice / nicely) song.
    I’m not a __________ (good / well) football player. I don’t play football very ___________ (good / well).
    I’m afraid I sing very ___________ (bad / badly)