Write in British English.
a. to criticize
Change the adjectives in brackets into adverbs if necessary and complete the sentences.
- My car is _____________ (real) (old). Therefore, I drove quite _____________ (slow) to the meeting.
- My brother is a _____________ (good) sportsman. He plays tennis and squash very _____________ (good).
- Why do you always have to work so _____________ (hard)?
- My friend Sally is _____________ (extreme) (angry) with me because I forgot her birthday.
- I am not very _____________ (good) at maths. I think this maths question is _____________ (absolute) (impossible) to answer.
- Do you know that the weather is _____________ (terrible) today? It’s _____________ (awful) (cold).
Put the adverbs in brackets into their correct position. Sometimes there is more than one possibility to place the adverbs.
- Tom and Jenny like to visit museums. (really)
- They meet friends. (at the museums – often)
- They went to the Museum of Natural Sciences. (last Saturday – in New York).
- They met two neighbours who are nice. (extremely – on that day).
- They go home after visiting a museum, but they went to a renovated restaurant. (perfectly – quickly – last Saturday – usually)
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Translate the sentences below.
- Sie war nervös, weil sie ihren Führerschein verloren hatte.
- Ich lerne Spanisch, damit ich mich mit meiner Freundin aus Argentinien besser unterhalten kann.
- Können Sie mir bitte sagen, wo das Büro des Direktors ist?
- Obwohl das Wetter fantastisch war, konnten sie ihren Urlaub nicht genießen.