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Question 1 – Fill in the blank
In English, unlike several other languages, 2 negatives in 1 sentence result in a . This means that the opposite of what is intended is in fact communicated.
Question 2 – Match the sentences below.
The bank manager was
The CEO wasn't
The real estate agent didn't seem to be
Question 3 – What meaning do these adverbs add to the sentences?
a. We barely had time to cover the whole presentation in the allocated time. (barely)
b. The process of justice is hardly ever a swift one. (hardly)
Question 4 – Choose the correct answer from the options below.
Look at the sentences from question 3 again:
a. We barely had time to cover the whole presentation in the allocated time.
b. The process of justice is hardly ever a swift one.
The adverbs, and other similar ones, should always be used in:
Question 5 – Is the below sentence correct or incorrect?
He fell whilst climbing a mountain for a charity event and he was barely unconscious when he arrived at hospital.
Question 6 – Is the below sentence correct or incorrect?
Without having had scarcely any communication before, I was offered the job of a lifetime!
Question 7 – Is the below sentence correct or incorrect?
We had no right to dispute the judge’s decision, so we did not contest the ruling.
Question 8 – Is the below sentence correct or incorrect?
Scarcely nobody believed the promises made by the takeover company. We were glad to be surprised when a few months down the line management made good on these promises.
Question 9 – Rearrange the words/phrases below to make a sentence – start from the top.
Question 10 – Rearrange the words/phrases below to make a sentence – start from the top.