Adverbs and adjectives. Teacher: Mgr. Alena Chaloupková Class: 7 Date : 7 March 2013 Subject: English Topic: English grammar Key words: adverbs and adjectives in structure of the sentence Type of interactivity: Interactive board and a worksheet. This exercise can be used for practice and revision of grammar.
Adjective or adverb? Complete the sentences with one of the adjectives or adverbs in brackets. Remember: Adjectives answer the question „What are things/persons like?“ Adverbs tell you how something happens or how somebody does something. Adjectives go before noun. Adverbs go after verb. 1 The sun is so _____________ today. (bright/ brightly) 2 The sun is shining ______________. (bright/ brightly) 3 It is raining ______________, isn‘t it? (heavy/ heavily) 4It is really ________________ rain behind the window. (heavy/ heavily) 5I am _____________. Can I have something to eat? (hungry/hungrily) 6Don‘t look at the plate so____________. We are going to eat in a minute. (hungry/hungrily) 7I couldn‘t listen to the _____________ singer. (bad/badly) 8His song was _____________. (bad/badly) 9He sings ______________. (bad/badly) 10Mice are _____________ animals. (quiet/quietly) 11They came in ________________(quiet/quietly)
Key: 1 The sun is so bright today. (bright/ brightly) 2 The sun is shining brightly. (bright/ brightly) 3 It is raining heavily, isn‘t it? (heavy/ heavily) 4It is really heavy rain behind the window. (heavy/ heavily) 5I am hungry. Can I have something to eat? (hungry/hungrily) 6Don‘t look at the plate so hungrily. We are going to eat in a minute. (hungry/hungrily) 7I couldn‘t listen to the bad singer. (bad/badly) 8His song was bad. (bad/badly) 9He sings badly. (bad/badly) 10Mice are quiet animals. (quiet/quietly) 11They came in quietly. (quiet/quietly)
Don‘t forget! These words are adjectives and adverbs : hard, fast, late, early Mind the word „good“ ! Adjective = „good“ adverb = „well“ John‘s job is very hard. He works very hard. The cheetah is a fast animal. It runs fast. I am late. We went to school late. He is an early bird. He gets up early. It is a good game. We played well.
Literature: Raymond Murphy, Essential grammar in use, Cambridge University Press, 1997, ISBN O 521 55927