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Intermediate English
Lesson 8 - Clothes
Grammar

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very and too

The words very and too can be confusing for English students.

very = to a great degree
too = excessive (more than necessary)

Examples
The coffee is very hot.

The coffee is too hot to drink.
(The coffee is so hot that I can't drink it.)


Practice

Select the word that makes the most sense in the sentence.

1. I didn't sleep much last night. Now I'm tired.
   

2. He is a successful businessman. He's rich.
   

3. I have a test tomorrow but I can't study because I'm tired. Every time I try to study I fall asleep!
   

4. They didn't accept him to the school basketball team. They say that he's short to play on the team.
   

5. She's a good friend. She's a nice person.
   

 

Find the Mistake

Instructions
Find the errors in the sentences.  Write the sentences correctly.

example
She are a student. --> She is a student. 

1. I like the movie because it's too interesting.
   
  

2. It is a jacket leather.
  

3. Those are beautiful earings.
  

4. The braclet is new.
  

5. It's a coton skirt.
  

 

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