Adjectives and adverbs


Good – является прилагательным. Наречие – well:

– Your English is very good. You speak English well.

– Susan is a good pianist. She plays the piano well.

Мы часто употребляем well с причастием : well-dressed well-known well-educated.

Однако, well бывает также прилагательным со значением `в хорошем здравии’:

– `How are you now?’ `I’m very well, thanks.’

Fast/hard/late – эти слова – и прилагательные, и наречия:

He is a hard man to please. Children like hard-boiled eggs.

She travels by fast trains only. Don’t speak so fast!

You are late, as usual. He got up late in the evening.

Наречие lately = недавно:

– Have you been to the cinema lately?

Hardly имеет значение полностью отличное от hard:

Hardly = почти не. Изучим примеры:

– I’m so tired, I can hardly walk.

– I hardly know her.

Мы часто употребляем hardly с can/could.

– Your writing is terrible. I can hardly read it.

– My leg was hurting me. I could hardly walk.

Мы также употребляем hardly с any/anyone/anything/anywhere:

– Hardly anybody came to the meeting.

– Hardly ever = almost never.

Отметьте, что можно сказать:

– She ate hardly anything. или She hardly ate anything.

– We’ve got hardly any food. или We’ve hardly got any food.

Hardly ever = почти никогда:

– I’m nearly always at home in the evenings. I hardly ever go out.

Adjectives and adverbs