Adjectives and adverbs

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Adjectives and adverbs

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

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