Cover of the textbook English File Upper-Intermediate - Workbook

The key answer of exercise 1

The key to exercise solutions in chapter 3B - A really good ending? for the textbook English File Upper-Intermediate - Workbook with authors Christina Latham-Koenig, Clive Oxenden and Kate Chomacki from Oxford University Press


  1. Circle the adverb or adverbial phrase that is different.
  2. Re-order the words to make sentences. Put the adverb in its usual position.
  3. In each sentence one of the highlighted adverbs or adverbial phrases is in the wrong position. Rewrite the sentences.



  1. indoors
  2. in fact
  3. absolutely
  4. hard
  5. sometimes
  6. straight away


  1. Luckily, I had taken an umbrella.
  2. My daughter is hardly ever ill.
  3. His parents are retiring next year.
  4. The boy was extremely rude to his teacher.
  5. My sister dresses very stylishly.
  6. Apparently, James is getting divorced.
  7. I would never have thought you were 30.
  8. His ankle was bandaged carefully by a nurse.
  9. I’ll be there in five minutes.
  10. I go to bed much later in the summer.


  1. He usually gets up immediately when his alarm rings.
  2. Although she studies a lot, she rarely goes to the library.
  3. Unfortunately, I crashed my new car last week.
  4. Ideally, we should leave early tomorrow.
  5. I can hardly understand a word when people speak English quickly.
  6. Kevin nearly forgot his doctor’s appointment yesterday.
  7. She’s incredibly angry because her husband came home late last night.
  8. Surprisingly, it didn’t rain at all while we were in London.