Adverbs of Degree Exercise at Auto-English

Adverbs of Degree Exercise at Auto-English

A Fill the gaps using the words in brackets.

1 She finished the day  ____________________ exhausted. ( a bit / totally )
2 Tammy Payne isn't a good singer. She's ____________________  fantastic. ( absolutely / very )
3 The Serrano Towers in Valencia are ____________________ high. ( absolutely / pretty )
4 Jerez de la Frontera is a  ____________________ interesting place. ( quite / rather )
5 That boy of yours is  ____________________ lazy. ( absolutely / extremely )
6 It was  ____________________ freezing this morning. ( a bit / absolutely )
7 Victoria, in my opinion, is  ____________________ mad. ( completely / highly )
8 Scarlett Johansson looked  ____________________ gorgeous at the Golden Globe Awards ceremony. ( absolutely / totally )
9 Marķa is  ____________________ nice. ( absolutely / really )
10 Godella is  a ____________________ pretty town. ( quite / rather )
11 Ecuador is a ____________________ great country. ( really / very )
12 It was a  ____________________ simple invention. ( quite / remarkably )
13 Samantha is a ____________________ skilled computer technician. ( completely / highly )
14 Sean lives a ____________________ stressful life. ( quite / very )
15 Gerard cooks ____________________ well. ( absolutely / fairly )
16 The concert was ____________________ wonderful. ( absolutely / extremely )
17 Rodin's sculptures are ____________________ well-known. ( absolutely / very )

B Sort the adjectives from A into gradable and ungradable.

Gradable

Ungradable

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