Adverbs of Manner- Language Learning

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Adverbs of Manner- Language Learning Discussion

Initial speaking tasks

What are your strengths, weaknesses and priorities in English? What difficulties/ 
communication problems have you had experienced? 

Talk about what you do, can do and would like to be able to do in English. 

Suggested topics/ vocabulary
communicate
contribute
learn
listen
pronounce
read
revise
sing
speak
study
take part
travel
write

Do the same, but this time making sure that you use adverbs from below:
acceptably/ adequately
badly
clearly
completely
easily
fluently
fully
independently
perfectly
quickly/ fast
regularly
slowly
smoothly
successfully
thoroughly
well
widely

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2014

Adverbs of Manner- Language Learning Discussion

Language practice

Without looking at the last page for now, add adverbs of manner to the sentences below to
make possible sentences about using and learning languages. Try to make true sentences
about yourself if you can, but don’t worry too much about being factual at this stage as 
long as you can use the adverbs above. 

I (really) need to…

I (really) want to be able to…

I can already…

I can’t…

It would be nice to be able to…

I’m trying to…

Look at the last page to help you with the task above. 

Convert the expressions below into sentences with a verb and adverb of manner.

a quick reader

simple speech

acceptable pronunciation

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2014