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Ms. López March 1st, 2012
There are three forms: - positive - comparative - superlative “Just like the adjectives.”
Comparison with -er/-est hard - harder - (the) hardest We use -er/-est with the following adverbs: 1) all adverbs with one syllable fast faster fastest high higher highest
Comparison with more - most carefully - more carefully - (the) most carefully adverbs ending on -ly (not: early)
Irregular adverbs well better best badly worse worst much more most little less least late later last far farther farthest further furthest
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Positive ComparativeSuperlative 1. Fast 2. Well 3. Carefully 4. Often 5. Badly 6. Hard 7. Clearly 8. Little 9. Much 10. Early Faster Better More Carefully More Often worse Harder More Clearly Less More Earlier Fastest Best Most Carefully Most Often worst Hardest Most Clearly Least Most Earliest
I speak English(fluent) ______________now than last year. She greeted me(polite) ______________of all. She smiled(happy)________________ than before. This girl dances(graceful) _____________of all. Could you write(clear) ______________ ? Planes can fly(high) ______________ than birds. He had an accident last year. Now, he drives(careful) ____________than before. Jim can run(fast) _____________ than John. Our team played(bad) ______________ of all. He worked(hard) _____________ than ever before. More fluently Most politely More happily higher More carefully faster worst harder More clearly Most gracefully
1. Tom is(slow) _____________. He works _______. 2. Sue is a(careful) ______ girl. She climbed up the ladder_______. 3. The dog is(angry) _________. It barks ________. 4. He acted(excellent) __________. He's an ________ actor. 5. They learn English(easy)________. They think English is an _______ language. 6. Max is a(good) _______ singer. He sings ________. 7. It's(awful) _______ cold today. The cold wind is ________. 8. Dogs rely on their noses as they can smell(extreme / good) _____________. If that is true, why does dog food smell so(terrible) ___________? 9. The little boy looked(sad) ________. I went over to comfort him and he looked at me ____________. 10. I tasted the soup(careful) _________ but it tasted(wonderful) __________. slowslowly careful carefully angryangrily excellentlyexcellent easilyeasy goodwell awfullyawful extremely well terrible sadsadly wonderfulcarefully
1) He listens to the radio. (often) 2) They read a book. (sometimes) 3) Pete gets angry. (never) 4) Tom is very friendly. (usually) 5) I take sugar in my coffee. (sometimes) 6) Ramon and Frank are hungry. (often) 7) My grandmother goes for a walk in the evening. (always) 8) Walter helps his father in the kitchen. (usually) 9) They watch TV in the afternoon. (never) 10) Christine smokes. (never) He often listens to the radio. They sometimes read a book. Pete never gets angry. Tom is usually very friendly. I sometimes taker sugar in my coffee. Ramon and Frank are often hungry. My grandmother always goes for a walk in the evening. Walter usually helps his father in the kitchen. They never watch TV in the afternoon Christine never smokes.
1) The bus driver was ______injured. (serious) 2) Kevin is __________clever. (extreme) 3) This hamburger tastes _________. (awful) 4) Be ______with this glass of milk. It's hot. (careful) 5) Robin looks ________. What's the matter with him? (sad) 6) Jack is ______ upset about losing his keys. (terrible) 7) This steak smells ________. (good) 8) Our basketball team played ______last Friday. (bad) 9) Don't speak so ______. I can't understand you. (fast) 10) Maria ________ opened her present. (slow) seriously extremely awful careful sad terribly good badly fast slowly