21 octubre, 2013

Gradable and ungradable adjectives; position

Suggested adverbs are given.

1.
1.really 2 fairly 3 absolutely 4 totally 5 reasonably 6 dreadfully 7 completely
8 extremely 9 very 10utterly 11 rather 12 entirely.
2. Suggested answers:
2 totally devasted 3 dreadfully disappointed 4 very pleased 5 absolutely furious.
3.
1 small blue Japanese 2large old furnished 3 beautiful wooden coffe 4 powerful combined military 5 fantastic new German 6 wonderful soft woolen 7 small square metal 8 popular outdoor 9 mud and straw 10 famous medical 11 important and urgent 12 boring and depressing.
4.
It’s a rather old building.
The original wooden beams.
flat best for one person.
It’s extremelly comfortable.
garden similar to yours.
Yellow and red flowers.
nice small town.
The traffic is absolutely terrible.
I’m going to be extremely happy here.

Degree adverbs1.
1 too 2 very 3 very 4 too 5 too 6very 7 very.
2.
1 very 2 very much 3 very (much) 4 very 5 very 6 very much 7 very much 8 very
9 very much 10 very 11 very much 12 very.
3.
2 virtually 3 perfectly 4 badly 5 severely 6 enormously.
4.
It’s (1)rather unusual...(2)completely appalled...(3)very difficult...(4)absolutely impossible...(5)totally determined...(6)fairly good... (7)simply useless (8)really different... (9)pretty thoughtful...(10)really brilliant.... (11)fairly likely