GOOD and WELL

GOOD and WELL

How Should We Use Good and Well?

 

 

Good and Well A common English error made by both learners and some native speakers is the incorrect use of good and well.

The Grammar explanation:

Good is an adjective and well is an adverb. Good modifies a noun. something can be or seem good. We had a good night out. We had a good flight.

Well modifies a verb; an action can be done well. However, well can be used as an adjective when you’re talking about health. Do you think you did well enough to pass the exam?

 

 

 

Test yourself here:)

 

For questions 1 to 5 fill in the gap with either GOOD or WELL

1) I went to a …….. movie last night.

2) He speaks 3 languages very ………

3) That curry smells…….

4) My car runs ……. now that its has been fixed.

5) The builder did a …… job.

 

For the next 5 questions write Yes if the sentence is correct and No if incorrect.

6) The dancer danced really good in the competition.

7) The train trip was good.

8) He speaks English good.

9) I did well in my exam.

10) I’m well enough to go back to work.

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Answers

1) I went to a good movie last night.

2) He speaks 3 languages very well.

3) That curry smells good.

4) My car runs well now that its has been fixed.

5) The builder did a good job.

6) The dancer danced really good in the competition. No (well)

7)The train trip was good. Yes

8) He speaks English good. No (well)

9) I did well in my exam. Yes

10) I’m well enough to go back to work. Yes

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