Objectives: * Learn to tell the difference between adjectives and adverbs. * Using adjectives and adverbs in a sentence.

Definitions Adjectives modify nouns: a large room, an easy job. Adverbs modify verbs. Walking slowly, speaking fast.

The frog catches insects quickly with its long tongue.
To form an adverb we usually add ly to an adjective:

soft softly , careful carefully , easy easily

NOTE: A few words like fast, hard, late, and low can be used as both adjectives or adverbs

Directions: Give the correct form of the adjective or adverb in the sentences below.
Example: Peter is a careful (careful, carefully) student. He writes his compositions carefully

  1. The test questions were  (easy, easily). The students answered them  (easy, easily).
  2. You should drive  (slow, slowly) it's raining.
  3. My cousin has a  (permanent, permanently) visa.
  4. She is living here (permanent, permanently)
  5. The movie theater sold the tickets for the show very  (rapid, rapidly).
  6. The tickets for the show sold out  (fast).
  7. My parents agreed with me  (complete, completely)
  8. Bananas are very  (soft, softly), but coconuts are very hard.
  9. Robert left  (quick, quickly) this morning.
  10. He was mad at me and he spoke  (angry, angrily).
  11. She sings that song  (beautiful, beautifully). She's  (beautiful, beautifully) too.
  12. Joe likes languages. He speaks French  (good, well).
  13. They always arrive  (late, lately) to class, but enter the classroom  (quiet, quietly).

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