Adverbs in CPE Use of English Part Three game

Choose one of the words below and either:

  • Try to guess exactly the adverb that was the answer in the real CPE Use of English Part Three word formation test (with no points for other guesses, even if it was a correct adverb)

OR

  • Try to make an adverb out of one of the verbs that no one has made yet, with one point for anything that is a correct advert and linked to the root word below (even if it isn’t the answer from the real test)

OR

  • Choose one of the verbs which you think it is difficult to guess the adverb of but you can guess. Your teacher will give the other groups a chance to guess the adverb and come to you last, with one point for whichever group gets the right answer.

Note that many of the possible answers need negative prefixes.

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Root words

add

appreciate

argue

base

ceremony

compare

condition

confidence

consequence

credible

critic

depend

drama

dread

environs

except

expect

extend

gene

increase

instinct

mercy

mystery

necessity

notice

notoriety

ordinary

perceive

progress

repeat

rhythm

signify

specify

spectacle

suffice

volunteer

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Answers

add                                                                                                        additionally

appreciate                                                                                            appreciably

argue                                                                                                     arguably

base                                                                                                      basically

ceremony                                                                                              unceremoniously

compare                                                                                                comparatively

condition                                                                                               unconditionally

confidence                                                                                            confidently

consequence                                                                         consequently

credible                                                                                                 incredibly

critic                                                                                                       critically

depend                                                                                                  independently

drama                                                                                      dramatically

dread                                                                                                     dreadfully

environs                                                                                                environmentally

except                                                                                     exceptionally

expect                                                                                     unexpectedly

extend                                                                                     extensively

gene                                                                                                      genetically

increase                                                                                                increasingly

instinct                                                                                                   instinctively

mercy                                                                                                    mercifully

mystery                                                                                                 mysteriously

necessity                                                                                              necessarily

notice                                                                                                    noticeably

notoriety                                                                                                notoriously

ordinary                                                                                                 extraordinarily

perceive                                                                                                imperceptibly

progress                                                                                                progressively

repeat                                                                                      repeatedly

rhythm                                                                                                   rhythmically

signify                                                                                      significantly

specify                                                                                                   specifically

spectacle                                                                                              spectacularly

suffice                                                                                      sufficiently

volunteer                                                                                               involuntarily

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