Daily Grammar

Lesson 70

Parts of Speech - Adverbs

Instructions: Choose the correct form for each of these sentences. Remember that adjectivesAdjectives modify or affect the meaning of nouns and pronouns and tell us which, whose, what kind, and how many about the nouns or pronouns they modify.
Source: Lesson 31
modify nounsA noun is a word that names a person, place, thing, or idea. Examples: man, city, book, and courage.  Source: Lesson 16 and pronounA pronoun is a word that replaces a noun or a group of words used as a noun.
Source: Lesson 21
while adverbsAdverbs are words that modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. They tell how (manner), when (time), where (place), how much (degree), and why (cause).
Source: Lesson 46
modify verbsVerbs show action or state of being. Most verbs are action words, but a few verbs indicate state of being or existence.
Source: Lesson 1
, adjectives, or other adverbs.

1. Mr. Peterson always speaks (good, well).

Mr. Peterson always speaks well.

2. That coach (sure, surely) gets results.

That coach surely gets results.

3. Those knives are (awful, very) sharp.

Those knives are very sharp.

4. The bacon tasted (good, well).

The bacon tasted good.

5. The new teacher (sure, really) is smart.

The new teacher really is smart.

6. Your assignment was done (bad, badly).

Your assignment was done badly.

7. I am (real, really) sorry to hear that.

I am really sorry to hear that.

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