3. He ______________ put the vase on the table. It fell to the floor. 4. Sharon is throwing a party on Saturday. She ___________ finished her PhD. 5. Let’s walk ________________. I don’t want to be the first one at the meeting. 6. Alex _____________ put up the bookshelves. It was too difficult for me to do on my own. 7. Every thing happened so ______________. We had to move to California in less than a month. 8. Why does he always have to talk so ____________. You can hear him in the next room! 9. Although she speaks five languages, she did not do ___________ on the translation exam. 10. I was so surprised. His new apartment was _____________ decorated. Answer Key: 1. quickly, 2. excitedly, 3. carelessly, 4. finally, 5. slowly, 6. easily, 7. suddenly, 8. loudly, 9. well, 10. beautifully 77
78 ENGLISH for CULTURAL LITERARCY III II. Adverb or Adjective? Complete the sentence using an adjective or adverb . To make adverbs we often add –ly at the end of an adjective (words that describe a noun) Example: beautiful (adjective) girl (noun) beautiful + ly = beautifully (adverb) 1. He’s always in a rush. I don’t understand why he walks so ____________ (quick/quickly). 2. I prefer studying in the library. It’s always_______________ (quiet/quietly). 3. Michael __________ (happy/happily) took the assistant job. He had been looking for a position all summer. 4. Marta dances _____________ (beautiful/beautifully). She’s been taking ballet since she was five years old. 5. They speak French very ____________ (good/well). They lived in France for two years. 6. My neighbor always plays ___________ (loud/loudly) music on the weekends. It’s so annoying. 7. Please be __________ (careful/carefully) in the hallway. The walls have just been painted. 8. Dan is very smart, but he is not a very___________ (good/well) student. 9. He reacted __________ (angry/angrily) to the news. I have never seen him so upset. 10. We didn’t ______________ (complete/completely) understand the teacher’s instructions. Most of us did not finish the assignment. Answer Key: 1. quickly, 2. quiet, 3. happily, 4. beautifully, 5. well, 6. loudly, 7. careful, 8. good, 9. angrily, 10. completely 78
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