Construction from Adjectives – Free Exercise

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Exercise

Construct adverbs from the following adjectives.

Adjective Adverb Adjective Adverb
heureuxhappy  Normally we take the feminine form of the adjective and add the ending ment.happily, luckily secretsecret  Normally we take the feminine form of the adjective and add the ending ment.secretly
normalnormal  Normally we take the feminine form of the adjective and add the ending ment.normally gentilnice  Some adjectives have an entirely different adverb form.nicely
parfaitperfect  Normally we take the feminine form of the adjective and add the ending ment.perfectly précisexact  Some adjectives that don’t end in e still construct their adverb with ément.exactly
facilesimple  Normally we take the feminine form of the adjective and add the ending ment.simply bongood  Some adjectives have an entirely different adverb form.well
douxgentle  Normally we take the feminine form of the adjective and add the ending ment.gently prudentcareful  Adjectives that end in ant and ent construct their adverbs with amment and emment.carefully

Complete the gaps with the adverbs of the adjectives in brackets.

  1. Thomas a été (vrai)   gentil avec moi.Some adverbs are not constructed using the feminine form of the adjective.Thomas was truly nice to me.
  2. Elle a (poli)   accepté son invitation.Some adverbs are not constructed using the feminine form of the adjective.She politely accepted her invitation.
  3. Quand tu seras parti, tu vas (énorme)   me manquer.Some adjectives that don’t end in e still construct their adverb using ément.When you leave, I will miss you a lot.
  4. En ce moment, ils sont (constant)   à la piscine.Adjectives ending in ant and ent construct their adverbs with amment and emment.Right now they are constantly at the swimming pool.
  5. Nous avons (mauvais)   compris l’exercice.Some adjectives have a completely different adverb form.We understood the exercise wrong.