Early, fast, and quickly can be confusing to use, but for today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how these three words can be used in an English conversation or in writing.
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Here are the example sentences:
Sometimes early is an adjective:
I ate an early dinner.
I have an early meeting with a client tomorrow.
I think Jack has an early flight.
Sometimes early is an adverb:
I ate dinner early yesterday.
I will go to work early tomorrow because I have a meeting at 8 a.m.
Jack’s flight left early.
Sometimes fast is an adjective:
Jack’s new car is very fast, especially on the highway.
I don’t have a lot of time today, so I need a fast lunch.
Thanks for your fast reply.
Sometimes fast is an adverb:
Jack drives his new car fast, especially on the highway.
That restaurant doesn’t serve its customers very fast.
I like working with Jenny. She always replies fast.
Quickly is only an adverb:
I ate dinner quickly because I had plans to meet a friend for a movie.
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
- Michael doesn’t know how the weather is because his office doesn’t have a window!
- At lunch time Michael bumped into an old coworker.
Today’s listening challenge:
- Why doesn’t Mike sleep late?
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