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EXERCISE 71 (ADJECTIVES AND ADVERBS)
 
Most adverbs are formed from adjectives. Many adverbs are formed by adding ly to the adjective.
Example: slow - slowly

 

Change the following adjectives to adverbs.


 

1. fierce
2. quick
3. large
4. useful
5. equal



 

Answers


 

1. fiercely
2. quickly
3. largely
4. usefully
5. equally
 


 

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Most adjectives that end in y change the y to i and then add the ly to form the adverb.
Example: lazy - lazily


 

Change these adjectives to adverbs.


 

1. happy
2. easy
3. mighty
4. busy
5. angry



 

Answers


 

1. happily
2. easily
3. mightily
4. busily
5. angrily

 

 

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Most adjectives that have more than one syllable and end in le simply change the e to y to form the adverb.
Example: favorable - favorably


 

Change the following adjectives to adverbs.


 

1. noble
2. horrible
3. sensible
4. suitable
5. comfortable



 

Answers


 

1. nobly
2. horribly
3. sensibly
4. suitably
5. comfortably



 

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Most adjectives ending in ic add ally to form the adverb.
Example: basic - basically

 

Form the adverb from the following adjectives.


 

1. drastic
2. artistic
3. dramatic
4. realistic
5. electric



 

Answers


 

1. drastically
2. artistically
3. dramatically
4. realistically
5. electrically