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Gradable and Extreme

Adjectives

 
A. Match the adjectives. Write the letters a-k.
 
                       Adjectives:
  Gradable           Extreme
 
      1.  big                     a. freezing
      2.  small                  b. starving
      3.  hot                     c. delicious
      4.  cold                   d. exhausted
      5.  hungry               e. boiling
      6.  pretty                 f. gorgeous
      7.  tasty                  g. huge
      8.  tired                   h. tiny
      9.  bad                    i. awful
    10.  nice                   j. hideous   
    11.  ugly                   k. awesome
 
 
 
B. Choose the correct adjective to describe the pictures.
     Remember: very/quite + gradable adj.
                           really/absolutely + extreme adj..
 
 
      1)                             
          These shoes are very .                           But these are really .
 
 
     2)   The actress is quite , but at the party she was absolutely .
 
 
     3)         
         She's very .      She's really .
 
 
     4)             
         This hamburger is very .      But this one is absolutely .
 
 
     5)                            
            This burger is quite .       And this one is really .
 
 
     6)                     
          This food doesn't look very .      But this cake looks absolutely .
 
 
     7)                            
         This restaurant is very .             The Under Sea Crazy Restaurant is really .
 
 
     8)                          
         Sweets are quite  for you.        But fried food is really .
 
 
     9)              
         Today it's absolutely .      Today it's quite .
 
 
    10)           
          The weather is very .      The weather is really .
 
 
    11)             
           She's very .     She's absolutely .
 
 
C. Write the adjectives under the correct pictures:
     overweight, fit, voluptuous, anorexic, unattractive, obese, handsome, beautiful.
 
     1)    2)   3)   4)
                                                              
 
 
     5)     6)     7)       8)
                                                                              
 
 
 
D. Choose the correct phrasal verb to complete each sentence.
 
     1. I think Susan should  smoking once and for all.
     2. Catherine put on 5 kilos between Christmas and New Year, so she  chocolate.
     3. It's our wedding aniversary today and we're going to  tonight.
     4.  your vegetables and I will let you have some cake for dessert.
     5. I won't eat any shellfish, because I'm afraid I might .
 

 

       

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