Adverbials are words that we use to give more information about a verb. They can be one word (angrily, here) or phrases (at home, in a few hours) and often say how, where, when or how often something happens or is done, though they can also have other uses.

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Hello Franco,

You have to delete all of the words except for those that are asked for. If that still doesn't make sense, try pressing the Finish button - in that way, you can see the answer to the first sentence to get an idea of what you need to do.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Kirk,
Thanks for your welcome interest. I did as you suggested. All my answers were correct, except n.11, but the computer sad all my answers were wrong. I controlled the spelling too. Perhaps my computer has some problem. I apologize for the disturbance caused.

Best wishes from Italy,
Franco

Hello Franco,

That's very strange. I just tried the exercises on my computer and could not reproduce the problem you describe. The only other problem I can think of is extra spaces or line spaces, but when I included these in my answers, the exercise still found my answers correct. Just to be sure, for example, for number 1, you put only the word 'quietly', right?

If so, perhaps it would be best to just skip this exercise. I hate to say that, but it's difficult for me to investigate the problem if I can't recreate it, and, in any case, there are few exercises like this one on LearnEnglish.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

However, thank you Kirk.

Best wishes.

Hello,
which preposition should we use with the word " page" at or on?

Thanks in advance

Hello zagrus,

Normal usage is 'on page xx'.

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

hello friends!

Hi
I want to know what are the different of between see and seem?

Tharindu

Hello Tharindu,

These two words are completely different verbs, even though they look similar. 'See' is what we do with our eyes, whereas 'seem' is used to describe an impression which we are not sure is correct or not. If I say 'He seems nice' then I am telling you what my impression is, but I am also saying that I'm still not completely certain.

You can use the Dictionaries link on the right to look up words and you'll see definitions, examples and more.

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

I'm practising the grammar regularly but how will I be able to speak english fluently?

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