Principles and Pitfalls of English Grammar

Chapter 11

For each of the following, write the entire sentence placing the adverbials in the most natural position, in each case using the clause-initial position once.

1. I have been waiting for your phone call. (patiently, at home, all morning)

2. You should take what he says. (seriously, never)

3. The exam requirements stay the same (usually, for phonetics, every year)

4. Make sure you dress. (appropriately, for an interview, always)

5. I like to work. (with my colleagues, closely, at the office)

6. She is rarely late (for work, rarely, as far as I can remember)

7. I forgot. (totally, about our appointment, yesterday)

8. This program is used. (also, for testing students’ English, widely, in Germany)