Saturday, November 10, 2018

Quiz for Lessons 56-60 - Parts of Speech - Adverbs

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Instructions: Form the comparative and superlative of the following words.

1. closely

2. wildly

3. not

4. there

5. well

6. soon

7. coldly

8. fast

9. much

10. now


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Answers:

1. closely, more closely, most closely

2. wildly, more wildly, most wildly

3. Not cannot be compared.

4. There cannot be compared.

5. well, better, best

6. soon, sooner, soonest

7. coldly, more coldly, most coldly

8. fast, faster, fastest

9. much, more, most

10. Now cannot be compared.


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Friday, November 9, 2018

Lesson 60 - Parts of Speech - Adverbs

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Do not use two negative words to limit one idea. Be careful not to use not or n't, no, never, none, hardly, scarcely, or nothing with another negative word.

Examples: Correct - Jim never likes help. Jim likes no help. Incorrect - Jim never likes no help. Correct - Barbara said nothing. Barbara didn't say anything. Incorrect - Barbara didn't say nothing.

Instructions: Choose the correct form in parentheses for these sentences.

1. Carl hasn't (none, any) more tickets.

2. Jeff (can, can't ) hardly wait to come home.

3. This shouldn't (ever, never) happen again.

4. We (haven't, have) scarcely any fuel left.

5. Jeanne won't need (no, any) money for school.


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Answers:

1. any

2. can

3. ever

4. have

5. any


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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Lesson 59 - Parts of Speech - Adverbs

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Most adverbs not formed from verbs cannot be compared. Words like now, too, then, not, already, again, always, yesterday, almost, why, and here.

Instructions: Find the adverbs in these sentences. Remember that adverbs tell us how, when, where, why, and how much.

1. Today or tomorrow I should finish my technically difficult work.

2. Don't leave me alone.

3. Where did you go yesterday?

4. It is too windy for me to go again.

5. Finally he is going away.


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Answers:

1. today, tomorrow, technically

2. n't, alone

3. where, yesterday

4. too, again

5. finally, away


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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Lesson 58 - Parts of Speech - Adverbs

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Some adverbs have an irregular comparison.

Example: well, better, best

Instructions: Give the comparative and superlative of these words.

1. far

2. little

3. much

4. badly

5. ill


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Answers:

1. far, farther, farthest

2. little, less, least

3. much, more, most

4. badly, worse, worst

5. ill, worse, worst


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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Lesson 57 - Parts of Speech - Adverbs

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Some adverbs, including those that can also be adjectives, use er and est to form comparisons.

Example: soon, sooner, soonest

Instructions: Form the comparative and superlative of these words.

1. early

2. high

3. fast

4. hard

5. often


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Answers:

1. early, earlier, earliest

2. high, higher, highest

3. fast, faster, fastest

4. hard, harder, hardest

5. often, oftener or more often, oftenest or most often


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Monday, November 5, 2018

Lesson 56 - Parts of Speech - Adverbs

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Adverbs like adjectives can be compared. They have the same three degrees (1) positive - one thing or person, (2) comparative - two things or persons, and (3) superlative - more than two things or persons. Most adverbs formed from adjectives use more or most to express comparisons.

Example: slowly, more slowly, most slowly

Instructions: Write the comparative and superlative forms of the following adverbs.

1. softly

2. lazily

3. heavily

4. comfortably

5. quietly


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Answers:

1. softly, more softly, most softly

2. lazily, more lazily, most lazily

3. heavily, more heavily, most heavily

4. comfortably, more comfortably, most comfortably

5. quietly, more quietly, most quietly


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