Гусак Англійська граматика (2001)



Fill in adverbs or adjectives where necessary:

1. This roof looks (dangerous, dangerously) broken. We are repair-ing it.

2. She came (quiet, quietly) in and tiptoed to the baby.

3. John is a (careful, carefully) driver.

4. She laughed (happy, happily) when she heard it.

5. They miss their Motherland (terrible, terribly).

6. The car was damaged (bad, badly).

7. Mary is (serious, seriously) ill.

8. The doctor came (immediate, immediately).

9. She is always (quickly, quick) in taking decisions.

10. The day is really dull. It is raining (heavy, heavily).


Here we have sentence adverbs, which give an opinion or atti-tude.

Fortunately, luckily, possibly, probably, actually, of course, in fact, surely, obviously, in my opinion, perhaps, evidently, maybe, undoubt-edly, clearly, frankly, honestly, naturally, officially, to my mind, ac-cordingly.

Use them in the sentences below.

1. … he came in t he time to get on the train.

2. … she won’t return the money so I need to borrow some.

3. … they brought the dictionaries and it was easy to translate the texts.

4. … you buy these stamps for his new collection and he won’t need buying the same ones.

5. … he is lying. He is always lying.

6. … they are to come in time there.

7. … Bob and I have been true friends for 20 years.

8. … it is the best view I’ve ever seen.

9. … she will bring all the necessary materials and cards.

10. … he will bring the kids home in time.


Here we have the adverbs which have the same form as adjec-tives.

Fast, hard, high, low, deep, long, late, straight, early, well, often, daily, hourly, weekly, monthly, yearly, enough, far, ill, little, pretty, right, still, wrong.

Best, better, big, cheap, clean, close, cold, dead, deep, direct, dirty, easy, extra, far, fine, free, farther, inside, kindly, past, quick, quiet, slow, sure, thin, thick, tight, well, wide, etc.

Those adverbs, which are underlined can be found with — ly ending without a difference in meaning, but then they are more formal.

Example: Walk slow! (informal).

Walk slowly! (formal).

Choose the adjective or adverb:

1. We know Tom is always a … driver (fast, fastly).

2. He feels very … (good, well).

3. They always look … (fine, finely).

4. The flowers smell … (wonderfully, wonderful).

5. This dinner tastes … (awful, awfully).

6. He was … impressed (deep, deeply).

7. The meeting lasted too … (long, longly).

8. It was a … magazine (monthly, month).

9. She was in a … spirit (low, lowly).

10. It was … for them to do this (hard, hardly).

11. This music sounds too … ( loud, loudly). Will you be so kind to stop it, please.

12. Marion looks … (good, well). She has been dieting for three months.

13. The painting seems … ( beautiful, beautifully). Will you buy it?

14. Our children get … ( angry, angrily), when they see this mess.

15. Mrs. Jameson became … ( sad, sadly) hearing that.

Note! The verbs to feel, to look, to taste, to appeal, to be, to be-come, to go, to get, to seem, to stay, to sound and to smell always take adjectives and never take adverbs.


Some adverbs change the meaning completely when they have –ly forms.

Short — shortly = soon; direct — directly = very soon, immediately; high — highly = very; most — mostly = mainly; near — nearly = almost; late — lately = recently; hardly ever = almost never; pretty = very; hardly, barely = almost not; deep — deeply = greatly; easy — easily = without difficulties; free — freely = without restrictions; complete — com-pletely = absolutely; last — lastly = finally; pretty — prettily = in a pretty way; sure — surely = without doubt; wrong — wrongly = unjustly;

Chose the adverb or adjective.

1. We can … see this spot so far (hard, hardly).

2. Tom has learnt it … (late, lately).

3. She is a qualified engineer (high, highly).

4. Children worked … learning this text (hardly, hard).

5. That lady lives … my house (near, nearly).

6. Be careful. The dog came too … (close, closely).

7. The sun is now … up in the sky (high, highly).

8. He likes that cafe … of all (most, mostly).

9. My train has been … that is why I am here at this hour (lately, late).

10. When Tom comes to Paris he is … at the races (most, mostly).

11. They have been to Paris with their friends … (late, lately).

12. You can … meet him at this time here (hard, hardly).

13. We … had the accident last night (near, nearly).

14. This hockey team is the best. They are … qualified players (high, highly).

15. She was one of the … talented singers of the world (most, mostly).

16. Nora’s husband goes to bed … after dinner ( direct, directly).

17. Benson left … after your arrival. ( short, shortly)

18. When Anna refused to marry Dennis, he was … insulted (deep, deeply).

19. The jury was … sure that Jerry was innocent (complete, com-pletely).

20. The children could visit his zoo … ( free, freely).


Fill in the correct word.

1. Solovianenko was the world best singer. He sang … (wonderful, wonderfully).

2. That cake tasted … (delicious, deliciously).

3. She sipped her tea … (slow, slowly).

4. They ate their meal … (hungry, hungrily).

5. Sidney Sheldon became … as soon as his books has become popular (famous, famously).

6. He came in … not to wake up the baby (quiet, quietly).

7. This silk feels … and she wants to buy it (good, well).

8. They … had a car accident last week (near, nearly).

9. Have you seen your parents … (late, lately)?

10. He always speaks … and wakes everybody in the house (noisy, noisily).

11. The soup tasted … and we really enjoyed it (delicious, deli-ciously).

12. This music sounds … I should like to buy this cassette (nice, nicely).

13. What happened in here? The room is full of smoke and it smells … (awful, awfully).

14. Through all her years of troubles she stays … (beautiful, beauti-fully).

15. ‘It is … good’ — he said, turning to his sister (pretty, prettily).


Translate the following sentences into English.

1. Можливо, вони принесуть ці матеріали завтра.

2. Очевидно, він не прийде сьогодні.

3. На мою думку, ти повинен це зробити сам.

4. На щастя, вони зрозуміли це до того, як він пішов.

5. Фактично, це була її помилка.

6. Він рухався швидко і так само швидко говорив, поверта¬ючись до кожного.

7. Том працює важко із самого ранку.

8. Він уставав досить пізно і довго думав.

9. Ми ледве помітили цю помилку у творі.

10. Містер Грін — один із найкваліфікованіших хірургів.

11. Він недавно дізнався про це і був дуже розчарований.

12. Ми вчора майже проспали.

13. Коли мій друг приїжджає до Києва, він більшість часу про¬водить в оперному театрі.

14. Цей сніданок дуже смакує.

15. Він малює жахливо, у нього зовсім немає таланту.

16. Паваротті співає прекрасно.

17. Даніела Стіл стала відомою відтоді, як вийшли на екрани фільми, зняті за її книжками.

18. Алан грав чудово на вчорашньому турнірі.

19. Усі знають, що Уланова танцювала чудово.

20. Він завжди ходить шумно і будить інших.


Here you have adverbs of place.

Everywhere, here, nowhere, somewhere, there, here, away, down, in, off, over, anywhere, round.

Fill in the right adverbs in the following sentences:

1. I know exactly that I have seen this man...

2. Can you see my wallet...?

3. He was looking for his credit card but it was...

4. … you will find better flowers than in this shop.

5. … comes the tram you are waiting for.

6. If you are looking for fresh roses … they are.

7. The competition was over … went the runners.

8. He was surprised very much … fell a dozen apples.

9. The sky was bright and clear … flew the plane.

10. … the doorway stood a man with a gun.

11. … you are! I have been looking for you for twenty minutes.

12. The books were … on the shelf.


Here you have some adverbs of time.

Afterwards, eventually, lately, now, recently, soon, then, today, tomorrow, since, ever since, before, early, immediately, yet, still.

Use these adverbs in the following sentences:

1. It’s too late but she is … in bed.

2. He hasn’t come … and we are … waiting for him.

3. They will run there … as soon as you call them.

4. We have had two meals …

5. They hope they will do it … morning.

6. She doesn’t like to get up … but she must get used to it.

7. If she doesn’t do it now she will be sorry about it …

8. … you know better about it.

9. Tom hasn’t seen her … October.

10. I know she will come …

11. The train had left … you came.

12. They have discussed that …


Here you are given some adverbs of frequency.

Always, continually, frequently, occasionally, often, once, twice, periodically, repeatedly, sometimes, usually, ever, never, rarely, hardly ever, scarcely ever.

Choose the right adverbs for the sentences below.

1. She is so smart. She … understands everything.

2. I met him … or … last year at the parties.

3. They … cook meals themselves.

4. You’ve known George for years. He … smiles.

5. Have you … seen big grapes like those?

6. We visit them … and they are … glad to see us.

7. He … has left his pens and pencils and asks me for mine.

8. Jane brought the cake … and we were really pleased with it.

9. The magazine was edited … and had its customers.

10. I could … see him. He was always busy.


Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Я не можу ніде знайти свої ключі. Де ти їх поклав?

2. Ми все оглянули навкруги, але не знайшли її.

3. Він десь тут недалеко. Я зараз його покличу.

4. Усі груші попадали вниз на землю.

5. Тільки тут ви знайдете найкращі овочі.

6. Викличте негайно поліцію. У квартирі злодій.

7. Ми сьогодні писали дві контрольні.

8. Вони недавно отримали нову квартиру.

9. Він усе ще бігає по двору.

10. Я не люблю вставати рано-вранці, але мушу.

11. Директор ще не приїхав, але я сподіваюсь, він скоро приїде.

12. Ми рідко бачимося останнім часом.

13. Вони майже ніколи не розмовляють, оскільки вони завжди не мають часу.

14. Вона заходила раз чи два, але ніколи нічого не говорила.

15. Ми іноді збираємось і танцюємо.


Adverbs which have the same form as adjectives, like fast, hard etc. form comparatives and superlatives with the help of sufixes -er;

-est; adverbs, which have the ending — ly form comparatives and su-perlatives with the help of the words more and the most;

Write the relevant adverbs in their comparative or superlative forms:

Fast, hard, soon, often, high, low, deep, long, late, early, near, carefully, stupidly, beautifully, terribly, nicely, happily, specifically, quickly, politely, clearly, seriously, nervously, perfectly, slowly, im-politely, carelessly;


Here you have some irregular comparisons of adverbs:

well — better — the best

badly — worse — the worst

little — less — the least

much — more — most

far — farther — the farthest (only for distance)

far — further — the furthest

Fill in the missing adjectives or adverbs:

1. Will you come … tomorrow (early)? We shall catch the 7 o’clock train.

2. Can you talk … I cannot concentrate (quiet).

3. He will stay here … than I thought (long).

4. The more he works the … he becomes (thin).

5. The children are working … than last week (hard).

6. He lives a little … than we (far).

7. Do you run … than you used to (little)?

8. She started to study … than all the other students (efficient).

9. When he gets anxious he starts speaking … and … (fast).

10. The newspapers wrote that she danced … (beautiful).


Take the adverbs from the box and complete these sentences, using the adverbs from the box:

Fluently, painfully, carefully, seriously, perfectly, badly, completely, seldom, lately, wrongly, nearly, directly, kindly, foolishly, generously, nervously, well, suspiciously, beautifully, secretly, carefully, angrily

1. He started speaking French … than he did last year.

2. It really hurts … than it seems.

3. I hope you’ll watch her … than the others.

4. She looks … for her age.

5. The car was damaged … so they had to stop at the motel.

6. She was so … impressed that she couldn’t speak.

7. I have … seen them … .

8. You were … informed.

9. When Jane heard it she … fainted.

10. He goes to bed … after dinner.

11. She looked at me … and smiled.

12. I don’t like people like him. He always behaves … .

13. All the waiters were paid … for the catering at that party.

14. He smiled … and flushed. She looked at him with a kind under-standing smile.

15. We hoped that he would be a nice guide because he knew the town … .

16. Rachel is a rather strange girl. She looks at people … .

17. Adam is the best dancer in our class. He always dances … .

18. They decided to leave the house … because they didn’t want anybody to know about that.

19. I’d like to go with Susan. She always drives … .

20. He … denied that he had lost the money.


Here you have adverbs of place.

Away, everywhere, here, nowhere, somewhere, round, down, over, out.

Fill in the gaps with the correct adverbs:

1. It’s not the solution of this thorny problem. It’ll lead to …

2. Her face seems very familiar. I think I have seen here …

3. He is shaving. Is he going … ?

4. If you want to contact me you can find me …

5. The horizon seemed a thin line and … went the runners.

6. We cannot find her … Have you seen her?

7. Where did you go? …. I was … all the time.

8. You can these ants …. It’s a real problem to get rid of them.

9. … fell a piece of cake. What a mess!

10. We all looked up into the sky … and … flew the plane.

11. … you will find better ice cream than in Dunoon.

12. He looked lost turning … and …

13. You can find him … else, not in …

14. Can you see my key …? I might have lost it. — ?

15. You’ll come … and we’ll go …

16. Ask him to go …. I cannot see him.

17. These ants are …. What should I do?

18. We can go … else. It will be interesting to go …

19. … and … the fox moved and Jack was staring at it.

20. He looked … than came up to her and they left.


Here you have adverbs of time as once, twice, afterwards, even-tually, lately, now, recently, soon, then, today, tomorrow, before, early, immediately, late, since, ever since, still, yet, just, nowadays.

Fill in the gaps with the necessary adverbs.

1. I promise I’ll ring you …

2. We left the hotel … and went to London.

3. He turned around and saw that the girl was … crying.

4. I have … had a call from Siberia.

5. She flushed and … started laughing.

6. We have seen them often …

7. The children have been playing … morning.

8. They haven’t come … and we are worried.

9. Come as … as you can.

10. She doesn’t like to get up … but she must.

11. The doctor was sent for … and the patient was taken to the hos-pital.

12. He always comes home … at night and his parents worry about him.

13. They arrived at the station too … The train had left.

14. I cannot tell you about it … I’ll tell about it …

15. I’ll visit him once or … I really promised.

16. … he started running and Sheila looked puzzled.

17. … it is a real problem. Humanity will solve this problem I hope.

18. As I learnt he is … in hospital. We are going to visit him …

19. They always play … 2 … 9 and we can see them out of the win-dow.

20. He visited them … or … but … decided not to do it.


Here you are given the following adverbs of manner.

Shyly, cordially, busily, carefully, carelessly, tactfully, tactlessly, nobly, fantastically, systematically, dryly, basically, hurriedly, coldly, warmly, heavily, curiously, angrily, foolishly, naturally, quietly and many others.

Fill in these adverbs into the sentences below:

1. When we came in he was talking …

2. She always smiles so …

3. I’d like to go in Bob’s car. He always drives …

4. It sounds …

5. Jane studies … and she always gets «fives».

6. He writes so … and his handwriting is so small.

7. Joan laugh … She is so ill mannered.

8. He always behaves ...

9. They ran in … and picked up all the papers.

10. She sings … and is always invited to La Scala.

11. He answered … We felt that he was offended.

12. Ann came in … not to wake up the baby.

13. … he was glad to see her in his house.

14. They talked … coming up to us.

15. He greeted us … and smiled …

16. Ann always looks … and her curiosity makes me smile.

17. She answered … and went out.

18. He looked … when he said it and everybody smiled.

19. It had been snowing ...

20. He always looks so … like a real duke.


Correct the mistakes:

1. Della came very quiet not to wake up the baby.

2. We escaped luckily this accident and now we can tell about it.

3. George likes to drive fastly and I don’t like to go somewhere with him.

4. This music sounds wonderfully and I feel relaxed.

5. The stars are highly up in the sky.

6. ‘Spice Girls’ sing wonderful and young people enjoy them.

7. They have met him oncely or twicely this year.

8. This choir sings weller than that one.

9. Be quiet! This quarrel will lead to somewhere.

10. Alice smiled shy and left the room.


Translate the following senteences into English.

1. Я його недавно зустрів і не впізнав.

2. Вона щедро обдарувала племінника перед виїздом до Ка¬нади.

3. Ми майже не бачимось останнім часом.

4. Він був глибоко вражений тим, що сталося.

5. Дівчинка нервово засміялася і простягнула ляльку подрузі.

6. Вони сиділи мовчки і підозріло дивилися одне на одного.

7. Кажучи серйозно, я думав поміняти цю машину ще торік.

8. Вона робить уколи дуже обережно, і я їй довіряю.

9. Він вільно володіє німецькою.

10. Я сьогодні нікуди не піду, бо я дуже стомлений.

11. Пошукай цей ключ де-небудь ще, і, може, ти знайдеш його.

12. Оглянься навкруги, і ти побачиш багато квітів та дерев.

13. Бджоли були всюди, навіть покрівлі будинків були вкриті бджолами.

14. За лікарем негайно послали.

15. Ми сьогодні писали два тести.

16. Дейв приніс папери до того, як ми прийшли.

17. Лінда завжди встає рано-вранці.

18. Діти все ще у кімнаті.

19. Джек усе ще не прийшов.

20. У наші дні рок-музика дуже популярна.

21. Катя сором’язливо усміхнулась і закрила книжку.

22. Студенти вчать іспанську систематично і говорять іспансь¬кою досить швидко.

23. Павло повів себе нетактовно і образив усіх.

24. Тітка сердечно привітала нас.

25. Мій кузен сухо відповів і вийшов із кімнати.

26. Сердито розмовляючи, вони пішли вздовж берега річки.

27. Ішов сильний дощ, і ми змокли.

28. Ольга глянула зацікавлено і простягнула документи.

29. Джордж поспіхом вилетів з кімнати, не сказавши ні слова.

30. Королева холодно глянула на радника і показала йому на стілець.

31. Учені обережно взяли цей манускрипт і загорнули його в папір.


Put in the necessary words from the box:

Happily, carefully, there, quietly, comfortably, suspiciously, quickly, soon, hurriedly, around

Leaving the house (1) … Ted looked (2) … He saw nobody and sighed with relief turning to the corner (3) … Ted knew he would be followed (4) … So he took the taxi and went to the airport

(5) … There he again turned around (6) … and boarded the pla-

ne. He placed himself (7) … in the chair and closed his eyes.

Soon he slept (8) … having fastened his seat belts on his way

to Brazil. (9) … he would live (10) … and nobody would ever bother him.


Choose the correct answer:

1. He always dives very … and I’m afraid of it.

a) high; b) straight; c) deep.

2. Jane runs … and is supposed to be the best runner.

a) soon; b) late; c) fast.

3. … there was nobody there when the bomb exploded.

a) in fact; b) frankly; c) fortunately.

4. They visit the swimming pool … to keep fit.

a) low; b) fast; c) weekly.

5. We could … see that tiny spot on her evening dress.

a) lately; b) hardly; c) mostly.

6. All the players of this hockey team are … trained players.

a) lately; b) hardly; c) highly.

7. Pavarotti sings … and it is a real pleasure to listen to him.

a) quietly; b) noisily; c) wonderfully.

8. He always comes in … and wakes the baby.

a) quietly; b) slowly; c) noisily.

9. Have you seen her … ? I cannot find her.

a) nowhere; b) somewhere; c) anywhere.

10. You will be able to study … than before.

a) sooner; b) more carefully; c) more efficiently.




Fill in the adverbs where necessary:

1. … he will come tomorrow if all the documents are brought in time.

2. … they had his address and could find him easily.

3. … I don’t like people like him. He is always boasting.

4. … she is absolutely right being angry with him.

5. … we have all the materials ready to print.

6. … they were right. Everything was ready to publish and he spoilt it.

6. … the overturned lorry didn’t block the road.

7. … the investigation is conducted by a famous detective.

8. … it will rain in the afternoon. The sky is too cloudy.

9. … he is lying. Just look into his eyes.

10. … she will come back. She really loves him so much.


Fill in the gaps with the correct form of adverbs or adjectives:

1. This cake tastes … I advise you to take a slice of it (delicious, deliciously).

2. This symphony sounds … Shall we listen to it again (perfect, perfectly)?

3. Look at this fish! It looks … (wonderful, wonderfully).

4. The dinner which is on the table smells … (nice, nicely).

5. This silk feels … Will you buy it (soft, softly)?

6. Your broth always tastes … Will you give me the recipe (good, well)?

7. This music sounds … Will you turn the radio off ( awful, aw-fully)?

8. The cloth you bought yesterday feels … (smooth, smoothly).

9. She looks … When did you meet her before (pretty, prettily)?

10. This custard smells … Will you give me a bit of it (tasty, tastily).


Fill in the correct form:

1. He always works … He is so industrious (hard, hardly).

2. We usually return home … (late, lately).

3. They … rewrite their homework twice (often, oftenly).

4. Our children like to climb … in the mountains (high, highly).

5. As a rule Charles drives … I don’t like to go with him (fast, fastly).

6. He likes to dive … Can you do the same (deep, deeply)?

7. Jane always gets up … She is a hard — working girl (early, ear-lily).

8. The trees bend … in the strong wind (low, lowly).

9. Look at him! He goes … without turning back (straight, straightly).

10. He always visits his cousins … (weekly, weeklily).


Choose the correct form of adverbs or adjectives:

1. When she comes to Kyiv she spends her time … in the theatres (most, mostly).

2. I was worried in the morning. I … overslept (near, nearly).

3. We can … believe our eyes. This is John Lennon (hard, hardly).

4. These footballers are always … trained players (high, highly).

5. They are to meet … after dinner (direct, directly).

6. Tom could … see this bird at a height of ten metres (bare, barely).

7. Have the children met … (late, lately)?

8. He left … after our arrival without any explanation (short, shortly).

9. Alice … ever comes here because she is in quarrel with all her relatives (hard, hardly).

10. Galina is a … educated person. She is always very smart (high, highly).


Choose the necessary adverbs or adjectives:

1. Mother left the room … and closed the door (quiet, quietly).

2. She turned her head and answered … (dry, dryly).

3. George always behaves so … (tactlessly, tactless).

4. They miss their lessons … (systematical, systematically).

5. She always spoke … to everybody (cordial, cordially).

6. This gentleman usually behaves very (noble, nobly).

7. When we tasted this pie it was … delicious (fantastic, fantastically).

8. He felt rather offended and answered … (cold, coldly).

9. Jane smiled … and started to speak (warm, warmly).

10. It always rains … at this time of the year (heavy, heavily).


Fill in the gaps with the necessary adverbs from the box:

Frequently, occasionally, once, twice, sometimes, usually, often, rarely, never, periodically, always, repeatedly, hardly ever

1. We have no time to visit our relatives …

2. … he met her in the theatre that evening.

3. They saw Tom … or … at the parties.

4. She … gets up at seven o’clock.

5. The children have … been there before.

6. Dad and I … go to the cinema on Sundays.

7. You could … see her there. She never comes there.

8. Jane … visits her aunts. She loves them dearly.

9. Gosh … watches TV. He prefers going to the cinemas.

10. We … come to the Zoo with our children.


Form the comparative and the superlative degrees of the following adverbs:

Slowly, fast, clearly, well, badly, high, soon, carefully, little, far, efficiently, a lot, hard, low, deep, long, beautifully, late, early, noisily, politely, wonderfully.


Choose the correct answer.

1. We think he started to work … than he did last year.

a) hard; b) harder; c) the hardest.

2. He operated … this time and performed the operation success-fully.

a) more carefully; b) careful; c) the most careful.

3. She tried to dive … but it was too hard.

a) deep; b) deeper; c) the deepest.

4. Galina Vishnevskaia sang … and the audience admired her.

a) wonderfully; b) the most won-derfully; c) more wonderfully.

5. They climbed … because they wanted to see the river from the top of the hill.

a) high; b) higher; c) the highest.

6. Don’ worry, he will come back … or …

a) soon, late; b) sooner, later; c) the soonest, the latest.

7. The children played … than ever.

a) noisily; b) more noisily; c) the most noisily.

8. She walked … than before. What happened to her?

a) slowly; b) more slowly; c) the most slowly.

9. He lives … than I thought. Let’s take a taxi.

a) far; b) farther; c) the farthest.

10. Put this log … It will be more comfortable.

a) low; b) lower; c) the lowest.


Fill in the blanks with the words from the box:

Really, hardly, safely, soon, there, fast, immediately, luckily, obvi-ously, horror, peacefully, merrily, all the time, very much, suspi-ciously, quietly

Dan left the house (1) … and went to the park. On his way there he looked around (2) … but he saw nobody. He was worried (3) … For the last two days he had been followed (4) … but today he saw nobody. Dan relaxed and went into the park whistling (5) … He saw his partner sitting on the bench and dozing (6) … Dan came up to him and stiffened in horror. (7) … the partner was dead. (8) … there was nobody around so Dan ran out of the park and decided to change the place of living (9) … So in the evening he was driving (10) … to Salt Lake City. Coming there Dan decided to change his documents and leave the country. (11) … he was on board the plane flying to Argentina. He got there (12) … and was glad that his mission was over. He could (13) … believe that but it was (14) … so.


Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Очевидно, він не прийде.

2. Вона, без сумніву, зробить це для брата.

3. Ми завжди ходимо високо в гори.

4. Діти часто грають у футбол на стадіоні.

5. На мою думку, він найкращий хірург.

6. Вона ледве помітила цю помилку.

7. Ми майже проспали сьогодні.

8. Він ліг спати одразу ж після обіду.

9. Вона чудово готує тістечка.

10. Діти, галасуючи, вбігли в кімнату і розбудили батька.

11. Я ніде не можу його знайти. Куди він пішов?

12. Подивіться всюди і знайдіть цю книжку.

13. Том часто відвідує свою бабусю.

14. Він говорить зараз про це більш спокійно.

15. Джейн живе дальше за всіх.

16. Джон сухо відповів і вийшов з кімнати.

17. Вони систематично пропускають заняття.

18. Вона сором’язливо усміхнулась і потиснула його руку.

19. Веди авто обережно, дивись за дорогою.

20. Вона сердито відповіла і відвернула голову.




Fill in the sentence adverbs where necessary:

1. … we were at home when it happened.

2. … they will come to see us today.

3. … the boy is lying and everybody understands it.

4. … she will do it but I doubt if it is so.

5. … she is the best ballet dancer in this theatre.

6. … George found this information in his file.

7. … speaking I really don’t want to go there.

8. … they will bring all the materials tomorrow.

9. … he is his stepfather and he is responsible for his stepson.

10. … we shall help you in this situation.


Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the adjectives or adverbs:

1. This pear tastes … I advise you to taste it (nice, nicely).

2. This cloth feels … Let’s buy two metres (smooth, smoothly).

3. This piece of meat looks … Will you buy it (fresh, freshly)?

4. The dinner on the table smells … I feel so hungry (tasty, tastily).

5. He looks rather … , doesn’t he (handsome, handsomely)?

6. Just listen! This sounds …, doesn’t it ( wonderful, wonderfully)?

7. The velvet feels … Will you buy it (soft, softly)?

8. This girl looks so … as a very famous model ( pretty, prettily).

9. This soup tastes … I even cannot smell it (awful, awfully).

10. This cake tastes … I’ll have one more slice (delicious, deli-ciously).


Fill in the gaps with the correct form of the adjectives or adverbs:

1. Linda is a very industrious girl. She always works … (hard, hardly).

2. As a rule Jim comes home … (late, lately).

3. He … makes a lot of mistakes in his dictations (often, of-tenly).

4. Randy always likes to dive … So doe John (deep, deeply).

5. I shan’t go with him. He drives too … (fast, fastly).

6. They climbed … in the mountains on their weekends (high, highly).

7. We don’t like to wake up … We wake up rather late (early, earlily).

8. I visit my relatives … (weekly, weeklily).

9. Go … and then turn to the right ( straight, straightly).

10. This tree always bends … in the strong wind (low, lowly).


Choose the correct form of the adjectives or the adverbs:

1. His uncle was a … educated person (high, highly).

2. You can … see him out of there ( hard, hardly).

3. She arrived … after your departure ( short, shortly).

4. Have you seen them … (late, lately)?

5. You can … see birds in winter here (bare, barely).

6. He goes to bed … after dinner (direct, directly).

7. These players are … trained (high, highly).

8. They could … believe their eyes. This was Julia Roberts (hard, hardly).

9. I … fell in the morning. I didn’t see that box (near, nearly).

10. When she comes to Moscow she spends her time … in the thea-tres (most, mostly).


Fill in the necessary adverbs:

1. She answered … and left the room (dry, dryly).

2. I don’t like his manners. He behaves … (tactless, tactlessly).

3. Judith greeted him … and shook his hand (cordial, cordially).

4. When we returned home it was raining … (heavy, heavily).

5. Ann smiled … and turned her head (warm, warmly).

6. They work … and have very nice results (systematical, system-atically).

7. He tasted the cake. It was … tasty (fantastical, fantastically).

8. She left the room … without saying good bye (quiet, quietly).

9. Josh was very angry and answered … (cold, coldly).

10. He always behaves … as if he were a duke (noble, nobly).


Fill in the gaps with the necessary adverbs:

Repeatedly, hardly, usually, sometimes, frequently, once, twice, often, rarely, never, periodically, always, ever.

1. … he went there once or twice and left the books there.

2. We … meet her at the Greens at their parties.

3. Nancy … gets up very early in the morning.

4. Our children … go to the cinema. They prefer video.

5. I … go to the Zoo at my weekends because I love animals.

6. The students go to the library … to prepare for their exams.

7. George … visits his relatives. He is a very kind hearted fel-low.

8. You can … see him there. He doesn’t like this club.

9. They … take bus 5 or tram 6 to get to the university.

10. We … take our daughter with us. She is too small.


Form the comparative and the superlative degrees of the following adverbs:

A lot, clearly, fast, soon, slowly, high, well, badly, carefully, po-litely, late, early, little, far, efficiently, low, deep, long, wonderfully, beautifully, noisily.


Choose the correct answer:

1. Look! She is running … than that runner.

a) fast; b) faster; c) the fastest.

2. The children climbed … and … on the hill.

a) high; b) higher; c) the highest.

3. The footballers finished the game and the fans shouted …

a) noisily; b) more noisily; c) the most noisily.

4. Helen lives … . We can take a taxi.

a) far; b) farther; c) the farthest.

5. Put this plank … . It will be better.

a) low; b) lower; c) the lowest.

6. He worked … than she and she finished the work first.

a) slowly; b) more slowly; c) the most slowly.

7. Dan dived … than Tom and he was happy about it.

a) deep; b) deeper; c) the deepest.

8. Galina Ulanova danced … than all the ballet dancers of that time.

a) wonderfully; b) more wonderfully; c) the most wonderfully.

9. She cut the slices … than the previous time.

a) carefully; b) more carefully; c) the most carefully.

10. That student started to work … this year.

a) hard; b) harder; c) the hardest.


Put in the words from the box:

Very much, on, easily, soon, quietly, fast, happily, merrily, early, there, brightly, quietly, slowly

Lauren left the house (1) … and went to the station. She bought a ticket and smiling (2) … got on a train. ‘I am going (3) … holidays’ she thought (4) … (5) … she fell asleep. The train was going (6) … and Lauren was sleeping. In the morning she woke up (7) … and looked out of the window. (8) … she saw the sea shore at a distance. The day was nice and the sun shone (9) … The train stopped at a small resort town and (10) … Lauren was at a hotel. It was a quiet place where the life passed (11) … and (12) … Next day Lauren went to the beach and (13) … she was lying (14) … in the sun. She enjoyed the holidays (15) … and felt relaxed.


Translate the following sentences into English:

1. Фактично, він не виконав жодного завдання.

2. Вони часто грають у шахи зі старшим братом.

3. Він майже розв’язав цю задачу (sum) учора.

4. Я ледве помітив цю помилку в контрольній роботі.

5. Бетті чудово співає і візьме участь у турнірі.

6. Вона йде спати одразу ж після обіду.

7. Моя тітка танцює чудово, і я часто ходжу на її концерти.

8. Ден пропускає заняття систематично.

9. Вона відповіла холодно і вийшла з кімнати.

10. Він ніколи не був у Канаді.

11. Ця пісня звучить фантастично.

12. Було холодно, і йшов сильний дощ.

13. Мій дядько дуже освічена людина.

14. Ви бачили Неда на днях?

15. Вони зустрілися двічі і підписали папери.

16. Енн майже ніколи не робить помилок.

17. Ми іноді збираємося разом і співаємо.

18. Він співав так погано, що ніхто не хотів його слухати.

19. Вона тактовно нагадала про це і вийшла з кімнати.

20. Хлопчик увійшов тихо і взяв книжку.