Lego|Grammar|Pre-Int|10. Such and so
Look at the sentences. Can you guess which word is missing in the first one — so or such?
Read the rules
|so + an adjective or adverb||She is so pretty. (adjective)
John can run so quickly. (adverb)
|such + an adjective and noun or just a noun||Anna is such a pretty girl. (an adjective and noun)
You are such a doll! (a noun)
1. When you use such with a singular countable noun remember to use the indefinite article a (an):
This is such a lovely evening!
He is such an intelligent man!
2. Use so + many (much) / few (little) + noun:
Jenny has got so many dresses.
I have so much work and so little time.
Select so, such or such a
Transform these sentences into sentences with such
Read the information carefully
It’s very common in English to use the words «so» and «such» in the sentences with «that».
so, such … that
In this construction «so» and «such» intensify the meaning of an adjective, an adverb («so») or a noun phrase («such»), and «that» shows the effect or result.
1. So + adjective/adverb + that:
The music is so loud that I can’t sleep.
She spoke so quickly that I couldn’t understand her.
2. Such + (adjective) + noun + that:
Don has such a big house that I actually got lost on the way to the bathroom.
She is such a genius that they immediately gave her a position at the university.
Put «so», «such» and «that» into the correct gaps
React to your teacher’s statements using sentences with so/such. Use these introductory phrases to show that you are surprised:
I can’t believe it
Are you joking?
It can’t be true
Teacher | You
T: Rachel didn’t get a promotion.
Y: I can’t believe it. She is so smart.
T: Ben has lots of friends.
Y: It’s impossible. He is such a boring person that nobody wants to communicate with him.
1. Brad and Anna broke up yesterday.
2. Julia was fired last week.
3. Victoria is on a strict diet now.
4. Charlie has 5 children.
5. Bridgit works as a police officer.
6. Victor lived in London for 2 years.
7. Becky has found the second job.
Fill in the gaps with so or such
Read the sentences below and choose the correct option
Choose 5 words to complete each sentence
Change the structure of the sentences, the meaning must be the same. Use so, such or such a
- So, such presentation
- So, such practice
- So, such … that
- I can't believe it
- So, such (a) + that
- More so/such
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