A driver
He is a bad driver.
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Adjectives

Definition:

Adjectives modify or describe nouns. The adjective's job is to give more information about the noun or pronoun.

An Adjective cannot be singular or plural.

The letter –s is never added to the end of an adjective.

Examples:

beautiful friendly
stupid weird
hungry tired
hot shy
lazy bad

Sample Sentences:

Correct: He is a bad driver.
Incorrect: He is a bads driver.
 

Correct: It looks cold outside, you may need a jacket.
Incorrect:
It looks cold(s) outside, you may need a jacket.


A man pumping gasoline.
To put gasoline in your car, Americans say "I am pumping gas."

Adverbs

Definition:

Adverbs modify or describe verbs.

Adverbs often answer the question of how.

You can often add –ly to the end of an adjective to make an adverb.

Examples:

Adjectives
slow extreme
rapid quick

Adverbs
slowly extremely
rapidly quickly

Sample Sentences:
 

Question:
Is gasoline expensive?Answer: Yes, it's extremely expensive.

* gasoline = Petrol
*In the United States, Petrol is named gasoline.

Question: How fast does she run? Answer: Very quickly.

I am rapidly completing my homework.
Adverbs are also used to state the time or frequency an action is occurring.
always never
sometimes soon
today tomorrow
yesterday  

1. I will go back to school tomorrow.

2. I will never r

Some adverbs occur in the middle of a sentence These adverbs,

-can come in front of simple present and simple past words. (except be). (Look at sample sentence 1)

-can come after be. (Look at sample sentence 2)

-can come between a helping verb and a main verb. (Look at sample sentence 3)

-when in a question form, can come right after the subject. (Look at sample sentence 4)

Common Mid-Sentence Adverbs

always already
ever finally
generally hardly
ever just
never not ever
often probably
rarely seldom
sometimes usually

1. He usually comes late.

2. He is usually late.

3. He has frequently come late.

4. Does he usually come late?

 

 

 

The word "well".

well (adjective)

1. My grandfather’s health is decreasing and he is not well.

2. The instructor teaches well.

*well = good


A garage
The garage door is on the car.

Exercise
Choose the correct adverb or adjective in each sentence. The first sentence has been completed for you. English Logic will put a checkmark ) next to your correct answers.
1.
She drives (slow, slowly).
2.
My mom is a (slow, slowly) driver.
3.
I mow my lawn (frequent, frequently).
4.
She is a (quick, quickly) walker.
5.
She walked to the store (quick, quickly).
6.
I am (rare, rarely) on that side of town.
7.
You must enter the movie theater (quiet, quietly).
8.
She does her work (poor, poorly).
9.
She is a (poor, poorly) student.
10.
They dug (deep, deeply) into the ground.
11.
She drew a (beautiful, beautifully) portrait.
12.
She drew the portrait (beautiful, beautifully).

You have right answers out of .

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