Grammar for the FCE



2012 The English Zone

Using modifiers and intensifiers
Choose the correct option. A or B.


  1. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   The fish was very good and the beef was very perfect.
    2.   The fish was very good and the beef was quite perfect.

  2. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   Harry is a very sweet dog.
    2.   Harry is a quite sweet dog.

  3. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   It was very cold to go for a walk so we played cards instead
    2.   It was too cold to go for a walk so we played cards instead.

  4. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   Wow! You look absolutely amazing! Is that a new outfit?
    2.   Wow! You look slightly amazing! Is that a new outfit?

  5. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   Everyone completed the race very quick.
    2.   Everybody completed the race very quickly.

  6. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   The Tower of London is totally huge
    2.   The Tower of London is huge.

  7. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   Can you give me a hand? This bag is a lot heavy.
    2.   Can you give me a hand? This bag is very heavy,

  8. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   The water was very warm so we went for a swim.
    2.   The water was absolutely warm so we went for a swim.

  9. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   Let me tell you a too good joke.
    2.   Let me tell you a really good joke.

  10. Choose the correct option. A or B.
    1.   I thought the exam was pretty easy.
    2.   I thought the exam was prettily easy.