Avoiding Common Errors 1. Bad or Badly? I play the piano (bad / badly). She is a (bad / badly) driver. 2. Good or Well? The speak English (good / well). They are (good / well) English speakers. 3. Hard or Hardly? He studies (hard / hardly).
Some words can be both adjectives and adverbs; it depends on how they are used. Some examples: fast: He is a fast worker. He works fast. (no fastly!) hard: The test was hard. She studies hard. (opposite: She hardly studies). late: He is late. He comes late.
1. What are three words you use to describe yourself? 2. How is your English? 3. What is something you do well? 4. What is something you do badly? 5. What is something you or someone you know does carefully? Quickly? Slowly? Lovingly? Carelessly? Passionately? Confidently?