Наречия в английском разговорном языке.
Упражнение на тренировку употребления наречий комментарий; наречия точки зрения и отношения even, only, alone, apparently, frankly, generally, in theory, luckily, naturally, personally, sadly, typically, unbelievably
Ex1. Выберите наречие комментарий и замените подчеркнутую часть каждого предложения.
(A)apparently frankly generally in theory luckily naturally personally sadly- typically unbelievably
1 It is regrettable that we can't offer you a place on the course. Sadly...
2 As might be expected. I did what I could to make them feel at home.
3 I've heard, but I'm not sure it's true that this building is going to be pulled down.
4 It is extremely surprising, but I won first prize.
5 To say what I really think. I don't know what I'd have done without him.
6 I n most circumstances, an overdose of this size is fatal.
7 In my opinion, I think television is to blame for the decline in reading standards among children.
8 It is fortunate that John didn't hurt himself when he fell off his motorbike.
9 On average, it takes three days for a letter to get to Australia.
10 It is supposed to be true that you can park anywhere, but in practice there are rarely any spaces left by 9 o'clock.
Ex 2. Выберите подходящий наречие точки зрения (мнения) из (I) и предложение с окончанием из (II). (B)
...it has been produced in Scotland.
...it has without doubt caused climatic warming.
...it - seemed -to-be-in- good-condition-,
...it is highly unlikely.
...it needs the support of its larger neighbours.
1 Although there was a lot of rust on the body of the car, mechanicalcaUy, it seemed to be In good, condition.
2 Although we don't notice the effects of industrial pollution at a local level,...
3 Although whisky is now made in countries such as Japan and New Zealand, ...
4 Although the country has had political independence for over a century, ...
5 Although it is possible to contract malaria in England,...
Ex. 3. Вставьте even, only или alone в предложении по смыслу. (C)
When he died, ..even.. his political enemies..........agreed that he was a good man.
2 I didn't expect her to do anything, but when I came down..........Ella had tidied up and
3 30, 000 cases of measles were reported during..........September..........
4 He asked for lots of volunteers, but..........Alice..........put up her hand.
5 ..........my brother..........enjoyed the film, and he doesn't really like westerns.
6 It is often said that..........money...........can't bring you happiness.
7. the machine could.............analyse its chemical constituents - it couldn't say if the rock was valuable.
8 .........the tickets........would be more than I could afford. I certainly couldn't pay the
6 Generally (или 'Typically '
9 Typically (или 'Generally')
10 In theory
2 globally, it has without doubt Caused climatic warming.
3 traditionally, it has been
Produced in Scotland.
4 economically, it needs the Support of its larger neighbours.
5 statistically, it is highly unlikely.
2 down Ella had tidied up and even made tea.
3 during September alone.
4 but only Alice put up ('but Alice alone' is also possible)
5 Even my brother enjoyed
6 that money alone can't
7 the machine could only analyse
8 the tickets alone would
Используемый материал: Advanced Grammar in Use, A self-study, Martin Hewings, Cambridge University Press, 1999. p.186, 187