An adverb/adverbial is marked in each sentence. Complete the chart by writing the adverb/adverbial in the correct category.
- Dennis has never played this video game before.
- The couple met at 4 p.m. at the small café in their neighbourhood.
- You have completely missed the point of my whole speech.
- They have been happily married for twenty years. Unbelievable!
- My mother is preparing dinner in the kitchen right now, in case you are looking for her.
- Felix politely asked the police officer for directions to the train station.
- I think you are pretty amazing, did you know that?
- Sometimes I wonder what earth would look like without us human beings.
- We often drink coffee in the afternoon.
- When she came downstairs, she was shocked to see her boyfriend kissing another girl.
manner place time frequency degree
Rewrite the following sentences. Put the adverbials in brackets in their usual, non-emphatic (unbetonte) position. There may still be more than one possible solution.
- Both the teacher and the students have been working (all week, very hard).
- They have been doing a project (in the school garden, even).
- They will have a cooking challenge with vegetables from the garden (next week, in the school kitchen).
- The principal announced that he would be the judge (happily, during the competition).
- Jane and Kathy will meet to practice their recipe (this afternoon, in their own kitchen)
Unscramble the sentences. Write 5 complete sentences using the words given. Sometimes more than one solution is possible.
- starting / the exams / soon / be / will
- Sam / every evening / has been studying / at home / very hard
- a break / he / needed / on Sunday / really
- asked / he / bravely / a girl he liked / with him / to go out / on that day
- met / at his favourite pizzeria / they / at 7 p.m.
Look at the table. For each verb and adverb, write one sentence using the information given. Use a comparative if you have two pieces of information, and a superlative if you have three pieces of information.
came home (late) ran (far) sang at a singing contest (beautifully) slept (long) their kite flew (high) Jenny 10 p.m. 10 points 8 hours 100 m Lisa 7.5 km 8 points 6 hours 75 m Tom 11 p.m. 10 km 5 points 7.5 hours
Translate the following text into English. Mind the word order.
Ich bin dieses Jahr auf die Halloween-Party im Haus einer Freundin gegangen. Viele Verkleidungen waren wirklich extrem gruselig. Um neun Uhr fingen im Wohnzimmer ein paar Gäste zu singen an. Einer von ihnen sang viel lauter und schlechter als alle anderen. Stell dir das vor – ein schief (flat) singender Graf Dracula! Zum Glück hörte er auch sehr bald (wieder) auf. Alles in allem war es ein ziemlich lustiger Abend.