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    • ADJECTIVES and ADVERBS
    • 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.
    • Adjectives go AFTER (not BEFORE)
      APPEAR, BE, BECOME, FEEL, GET, LOOK, SEEM, SMELL, SOUND, TASTE
      You look tired.
      That seems easy.
    • Some –LY adjectives have no adverbs: FRIENDLY, LIVELY; LOVELY; LONELY; SILLY.
      in afriendly, silly, lovely … way
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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)
    • 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)