Very is an interesting word in English because it can be used as both an adjective and adverb. I think most people are used to using very as an adverb, but as I just mentioned it is also possible to use very as an adjective before a noun. For today’s English lesson, we’re going to look at these two ways of using very.
Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:
- Studying English is fun.
- To study English is to study several centuries of western civilization.
- Eating pizza makes me happy.
- To eat pizza is to eat the soul of Italian culture.
- I want to have pizza for dinner.
- Jack said he needs to get a new laptop.
- Jenny seems to be tired today.
- I went shopping to find a birthday present for Jack.
- Ken came to New York to study English.
- I go to the café to get coffee every morning.
- I bought a special set of pens to use on the white board.
- We got a new machine to bake bread.
- Tom bought a telescope to see the moon!
- This soup is too hot to eat. We need to wait a few minutes.
- Jenny said she didn’t have enough time to finish the exam.
- Jack said that the Thai curry in this restaurant is a bit too spicy to eat.
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