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Adverb vs.

Adjective

Warm Up:

Adverb:

Adjective:

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Adverb vs. Adjective

Adjective Placement in Sentences:


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determiner opinion age origin (noun)
Adverb vs. Adjective

Can you recall the placement


of adverbs in sentences?

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Adjective Gradability:

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Gradable Adjectives:

grading adverb gradable adjective


a little / a bit angry
dreadfully big
extremely busy
fairly clever
hugely cold
immensely deep
intensely fast
rather hot
reasonably + important
slightly long
unusually popular
very rich
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tall
warm
weak
young
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Non-gradable Adjectives:

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non-grading adverbs non-gradable adjectives


absolutely awful (extreme)
utterly excellent
completely terrified
totally dead (absolute)
nearly impossible
virtually unique
essentially chemical (classifying)
mainly digital
almost domestic
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Instead of trying to learn lists of gradable and non-gradable adjective/adverb, it's better to understand
what makes an adjective gradable or non-gradable. This is a matter of logic and common sense.
Adverb vs. Adjective

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3. C
2. C
1. C
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