Adverbs of manner

Adverbs of manner. Learn how to form and when to use adverbs of manner. You will find both theory and practise here.

Construction:

Exceptions:

Most common exceptions.

When do we use them?

  • to express how something has been done

Examples:

  • She looks beautifully.
  • He speaks Spanish fluently.
  • They sing really well.
  • We have been working hard to reach our goals.
  • He drives really fast.

Exercise 1. Form adverbs from the words given below.

  1. careful – ………………..
  2. good – ……………………
  3. bad – ……………………..
  4. slow – …………………..
  5. fast – ………………………
  6. fluent – ……………………..
  7. beautiful – ………………………….
  8. hard – ……………………
  9. appropriate – ………………………
  10. common – ……………………….

Exercise 2. Complete the sentences with an adjective or adverb from exercise 1.

  1. He is a ………………..German speaker.
  2. He speaks German …………………
  3. I am having a ………….time adjusting to new rules.
  4. She spells …………………(+).
  5. Her spelling is ……………………. (+).
  6. I am a ………………………..driver.
  7. Please, drive …………………………………….

Answer key:

Exercise 1.

  1. careful – ………………..carefully
  2. good – ……………………well
  3. bad – ……………………..badly
  4. slow – …………………..slowly
  5. fast – ………………………fast
  6. fluent – ……………………..fluently
  7. beautiful – ………………………….beautifully
  8. hard – ……………………hard
  9. appropriate – ………………………appropriately
  10. common – ……………………….commonly

Exercise 2.

  1. He is a ……..fluent…………German speaker.
  2. He speaks German …………………fluently
  3. I am having a ..hard………..time adjusting to new rules.
  4. She spells ………well…………(+).
  5. Her spelling is …….good……………… (+).
  6. I am a ………………careful………..driver.
  7. Please, drive ……………..carefully……………………..

Practise online:

Learn the theory from this lesson and the test yourself by doing online exercises.

https://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/adjectives_adverbs/adverb_form.htm

https://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/adjectives-adverbs/adverbs/exercises

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