Lesson 6.4 Adverbs – Exercises
Ex. 6.4.1 Vocabulary Write adverbs:
a) Write 10 adverbs that end with ‘-ly’.
b) Write 10 adverbs that do not end with ‘-ly’.
Ex. 6.4.2 Matching Underline the adverb in each sentence and match it to a kind of adverb:
frequency, viewpoint, interrogative, time, duration, probability, manner, place
a) The boys walked to school slowly.
b) Let’s go to the fair tomorrow.
c) There was nowhere to sit on the bus.
d) We never go to the cinema during the week.
e) Perhaps Phil will be at the meeting.
f) The letter hadn’t arrived yet.
g) Fortunately, I was able to leave on time.
h) Where is my lunch?
Ex. 6.4.3 Word families Complete the table:
Ex. 6.4.4 Writing Write a sentence containing each adverb:
a) fast ____________________________________________________________________________
b) perhaps ____________________________________________________________________________
c) really ____________________________________________________________________________
d) furthermore ____________________________________________________________________________
e) where ____________________________________________________________________________
f) often ____________________________________________________________________________
g) clearly ____________________________________________________________________________
h) too ____________________________________________________________________________
Ex. 6.4.5 Error correction Correct the word order error in each sentence:
a) I play football usually on Fridays.
b) The problem totally was avoidable.
c) We disagree with them generally.
d) Didn’t you do your homework why?
e) I want to welcome you firstly to the school open day.
f) The too soup was hot.
g) I packed already the dishwasher.
h) Betty does well in maths tests never.
Ex. 6.4.6 Writing Write a sentence containing each adverbial phrase:
a) as ever ____________________________________________________________________________
b) how much ____________________________________________________________________________
c) for two hours ____________________________________________________________________________
d) on Monday ____________________________________________________________________________
e) quite possibly ____________________________________________________________________________
f) for example ____________________________________________________________________________
g) in the kitchen ____________________________________________________________________________
h) to some degree ___________________________________________________________________________
Ex. 6.4.7 Gap-fill Complete the gap in each sentence with an interrogative adverb – where, when, how, or why:
a) ____________ is my glasses case?
b) ____________ are you so annoyed?
c) ____________ was your day?
d) ____________ did dad get home?
e) ____________ haven’t you done the washing up?
f) ____________ are you going in the morning?
g) ____________ do you spell ‘interrogative’?
h) ____________ was the Battle of Britain?
Ex. 6.4.8 Adverbial clauses a) Complete the sentences. b) Say what type of adverbial clause is used:
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Building a Sentence Using Subject Verb Object Place Time (SVOPT):