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A2 Adjectives and adverbs

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These grammar exercises show us how to use adjectives and adverbs to describe a noun (adjective) or to describe the action of a verb (adverb).

adjectives and adverbs

Learn how to use adjectives and adverbs to be successful in the Cambridge Assessment English A2 Flyers test.

A2 Adjectives and Adverbs

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Adjectives and Adverbs

  • An adjective describes a noun: My mum is a careful driver.
  • An adverb describes the action of a verb: My mum drives carefully.
  • Most adverbs are formed by adding -ly to an adjective.

Adjectives vs Adverbs
My grandpa is a slow reader. → My grandpa reads slowly.
My brother is a quick runner. → My brother runs quickly.
Large → larger → the largest

Adjectives and adverbs with the same form
Fast → My dad is a fast driver. → My dad drives fast.
Hard → Maria is a hard worker. → Maria works hard.

Well is the adverb form of good.
Harry is a good writer → Harry writes well.

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In addition, we add listening and speaking exercises in order to practise for this part of the A2 Flyers test.
Links to Young Learners Exams:

Cambridge English: Young Learners, also known as Young Learners English Tests, is a suite of English language examinations specially designed for children in primary and lower-secondary school. The tests are provided by Cambridge English Language Assessment.

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