Lego|Grammar|Pre-Int|9. Adjectives and adverbs
Before the lesson, think about the following questions
◊ Do you know any pop songs that have become symbols of their countries?
◊ Do you know any song with an interesting story behind it?
Read the grammar rules
I walk quietly, talk politely and run fast. What about you?
• Listen carefully!
• I went to bed early yesterday and slept well.
• Our team played well last week.
|Adjective + -ly||quick → quickly
quiet → quietly
sudden → suddenly
|Adjective ending in -y: -y => -i + -ly||heavy → heavily
easy → easily
noisy → noisily
|Some adjectives don’t change||fast → fast
late → late
early → early
|Irregular||good → well|
🔹Hard or Hardly?
Hard = with energy or effort: Hugo works very hard. (He works a lot and with a lot of effort.)
Hardly = almost never: Lea hardly works at all! (She almost never works.)
Use them to say how somebody does something or how something happens.
🔹Please, talk slowly. I can’t understand you.
🔹I know the words of the song perfectly.
Enjoy the song, paying attention to the words in bold
What things or images do you associate with Brazil? We are going to listen to a Brazilian song which became one of the symbols of this country. It was originally composed in Portuguese but was then translated into English and sung by Frank Sinatra.
Complete the sentences according to the lyrics of the song
We are going to learn how to use adjectives and adverbs correctly, and we will also learn the history of a famous song.
Complete each sentence with the correct word
Do you recognise the woman in the photo? What do you know about her?
Let’s do the exercise and find out how she is connected to the song you have heard earlier in the lesson.
Complete the sentences with «good» or «well»
Read the story behind the song Girl from Ipanema and write the correct words in the gaps
Answer the questions to compare the two photos of Helô Pinheiro
Here you can see two photos of Helô Pinheiro — 50 years ago and now. Let’s compare them.
1. Can you describe her appearance in the 1960s?
2. Can you describe her appearance now?
3. How did she dress earlier?
4. How does she dress now?
5. How do you think she behaved earlier?
6. How do you think she behaves now?
Choose the correct word
Read the true story and complete it with the words from the box
Make adverbs from adjectives to complete the sentences
- Warm up
- Study the grammar
- Girl from Ipanema
- National symbols
- Now and then
- Making descriptions
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