Very / a lot ( adverbs of degree ) - Very (extremely, in a high degree) used to modify adjectives and past participles. - A lot (very much, a great deal, considerably) Use a lot at the end of a sentence as an adverb. A lot is NOT followed by a noun.
Example: He’s very nice . : He’s very quiet . Example: I like him a lot . : I enjoy watch the news a lot .
Laura : Sue. What do you think of Santi? Susan : Oh, I think he’s very nice. I like him a lot. Laura : I think he’s a bit shy. He doesn’t talk much. Sometimes I feel uneasy talking to him. Susan : Yes, he’s quiet, but actually he’s a nice person . Conversation
Laura : Did you watch the news about the accident on TV last night? Susan : About a little girl who fell into a hotel and got killed? Laura : That’s right. Isn’t it sad? Susan : Yes, it’s really depressing.
True or False Game ………… 2. Santi doesn’t talk much. ………… False True 1. Susan think Santi is very smart .
3. Santi is a nice person. ………… ………… ………… 4. The little boy is killed in the hotel. 5. Susan is very happy when you watch the news on TV. False False True
Activity 1 (KEY ) . a. sad b. happy c. shy d. nice e. uneasy f. talk much