Chapter Six


Task One

The basic use of the adjectives and adverbs

State whether the sentence is correct or incorrect!

  1. What you are planning will be possibly done if everyone has the same spirit.
  2. We found the victims badly injury.
  3. The children are making the wall colorfully.
  4. The water in this river flows rapid.
  5. His hair is extreme long, she won the world record for the longest hair.
  6. I will highly recommend you to this position as you have experienced it for 5 years.
  7. The magnificently displayed historically objects attract young people to visit the museum.
  8. The slow moving pictures are easily recorded by my old camera.
  9. The manager responded his staff’s protest so calmly that they finally realized their mistake.
  10. He is nervously because it’s the first time for him to express his feelings to a woman.
  11. The quick movement in karate is difficult to learn.
  12. As he is a sweet guy, everyone feels comfortable to be with him.
  13. The carefully done task will be scored higher.
  14. His wealth has been dramatically decreasing since his son died.
  15. They will automatically defend themselves as they are afraid of being punished.

Task Two

Adjectives after linking verbs

Choose  the correct sentence below!

  1. What you cook tastes deliciously.
  2. My sons become more and more dependent.
  3. Those high school students look competently in presenting their job.
  4. The people grow more and more creatively in innovating on line shopping.
  5. The more magically the creation of the monsters is, the more awesome the movie will be.
  6. Hunting traditional food sounds interesting.
  7. It seems hard for the students to learn what they dislike.
  8. Your bruise turns bluish.
  9. Does the jacket appear suitably on me?
  10. The audience went crazily when their idol came into the stage and went into the crowd.
  11. It becomes rarely to find the honest and credible leader nowadays.
  12. The visitors feel comfortable in this resort as it is far from the crowded city.
  13. It smells fishy around the place where fishermen sell their fish.
  14. I sounds wonderfully having adventurous journey with friends.
  15. The tire went flat when we were hurrying to catch up our friends who had been far ahead.

Task Three

Noun + -ly as adjective

Choose the correct sentence!

  1. The heavenly creatures are usually depicted as babies with wings.
  2. His classmates seem so friend that he feels comfortable in new class.
  3. Despite his alone life, he doesn’t want to re-marry because of his deep love to his dead wife.
  4. Everyone leaves for school or work earlier every Monday.
  5. The international flower carnival is held yearly in Tomohon, Sulawesi.
  6. I have subscribed this monthly magazine for almost 15 years.
  7. The violence done by children will be like to happen if they lack of parents’ love
  8. The dancing water show in Hongkong so love that a lot of people around the world are attracted to see it.
  9. The nightly movie is usually for adults.
  10. If this pearl weren’t too costly, I would buy it.
  11. The natives kindly invite the strangers or visitors to their home without any prejudice.
  12. Boys should be taught how to solve their problem manly.
  13. The easterly sunshine warms my house every morning.
  14. The honestly persons are now considered stupid by people because they won’t get rich.
  15. Mr. and Mrs. Anton had had a happily marriage for two years before their plane crashed a mountain.

Task Four

Articles (a, an, the)

Find the incorrect article in every sentence!

  1. I prefer to stay in the hotel when traveling.
  2. What the silly argument! He shouldn’t give the reason that can weaken his previous statement.
  3. As a popular actress, she has a lots of activities.
  4. Would you like to have the glass of water or the cup of tea?
  5. Please, give me the morning paper! I can’t find a news I need in this paper.
  6. We had a light breakfast this morning, so we need the complete lunch this afternoon.
  7. People have destroyed an Earth.  They don’t realize that things made of the plastic are dangerous.
  8. There is a story about the baby that was raised by wolves. A baby was grown up into a strong man but behaved as the wolves do.
  9. A trees in a botanical garden are rarely found in other places. Even we can find a tree that has been hundred years of age.
  10. This is the most wonderful spot I have ever visited and this is a first time for me to enjoy the fresh air after having been sick for some weeks.
  11. Ariel has been in a prison for almost a year. His relatives and friends often go to a prison to visit him.
  12. Please, don’t go the home late because we want to have a dinner with the They will come at 17.00.
  13. He has been here for a As a university student, he has to complete a research on the people’s behavior.
  14. Many street children are long for a sweet home where they can go a home everyday and meet the persons whom they love and who love them.
  15. I have no a courage to express my feelings. I have lost a courage since he left me.

Task Five

Other Modifiers

 Correct the modifiers below!

  1. The twins are different. One is tall and two is shorter.
  2. Would you like any water?
  3. We have an order of making 100 cakes so we need little flour and eggs.
  4. If you have any information, please tell me instantly.
  5. Some stand in this place sells the same things.
  6. All word which the president utters influences people’s mind.
  7. I find much difficult words in the text, but I still I can understand the content.
  8. Chapter third is different from the first and the second.
  9. The students must be advised to respect each other.
  10. Will you show me another models, please! (in a boutique)
  11. I choose these one! Its color is wonderful.
  12. Look at that birds! They are flying to the south.
  13. Sorry, I can’t help you! I have few work to do now!
  14. Only can a few amount of pepper make the soup hotter.
  15. He is lazy. He rarely finishes much jobs he gets.

Task Six


Correct the prepositions below!

  1. The young marriage often involves women who are still in sixteen.
  2. Please, prepare yourselves! Everyone will have been here on 9:00.
  3. These workers have been repairing the bridge for Monday.
  4. Some diligent students always submit their task at the time.
  5. At the beginning, we had only two workers. Now, there are more than a thousand workers.
  6. Some men in strange suits came to the building five minutes ago.
  7. I saw him at the conference room with his lecture discussing something seriously.
  8. He has moved the boxes on the higher shelves, so you can put your stuff in the lower shelves.
  9. Though our ability is under theirs, we should not be pessimistic.
  10. I am familiar to the person sitting with the headmaster.
  11. I found this wonderful book while I was recollecting the old books.
  12. The complete souvenir shop at this city is at 22c Trunojoyo street.
  13. Novels from Stephen King are always bestseller. I like reading them.
  14. There is a unique statue on this souvenir stall. I want to buy it.
  15. My friend who is getting obese is in a strictly diet to control her weight.

Task Seven

Preposition with certain adjectives, and participles

Correct the prepositions below!

  1. Was she aware on your being there?
  2. Many young people get involved to gaining support for their favorite governor.
  3. We were quite shocked with what they did to us.
  4. Owing by the new policy, we won’t be able to be creative anymore.
  5. Is every one ready about the challenging games?
  6. The success of our plan absolutely depends of whether we can work together as a team or not.
  7. The workers having a strike are begging from the increasing salary.
  8. You shouldn’t complain on everything that you get for you are given perfect body.
  9. The orphans here are taken care by so well that they forget their miserable past life.
  10. Most teenagers are keen at uploading their photos.
  11. The manager is upset to the result of his staff’s work as they didn’t work maximally.
  12. If you don’t change the material for the training, every one will object in doing it.
  13. Every one was shouting toward one another so angrily that we needed the police the handle it.
  14. The director isn’t available now because he is having a meeting by his staff.
  15. We should write toward the publisher to ask about the next edition.

Task Eight

Phrasal Verb

Correct the prepositions below!

  1. What we have decided calls at immediate approval so that we can finish it on time.
  2. Even though there are many people objection to the government’s decision on racing the fuel price, the plan is still going to be carried by.
  3. Our country falls before with others in technology. Public services are still done manually.
  4. The psychiatrist is helping her get on her trauma after being raped.
  5. People are getting at to the continuous natural disasters due to their ignorance to their environment.
  6. You must prepare the correct answer because the chief may touch at the mistake that you made yesterday.
  7. Our boss seldom look for the student’s problem well, so the treatment is often improper.
  8. What a wonderful meeting! I came by my old friends in a wedding party.
  9. Have you checked all the expenses? When it is done, add them in.
  10. I don’t understand why he called out the activity without telling us. We have prepared for it.
  11. I have looked after this topic in some books, but I still cannot find the complete information on it.
  12. Finally, he is able to figure on what have worried him so long.
  13. As the chipmunks hadn’t cleaned out the mess they made before Dave arrived home, they were grounded.
  14. She is trying out some wedding gowns.
  15. You haven’t filled up the last form, have you?


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