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Adjectives that begin with WELL

Our students have been thinking about using a variety of adjectives in our speaking and writing, as it is easy to use the same ones over and over again.

One group of adjectives that students can use are those that begin with WELL-.

Task

Put the correct well-adjective into the sentences:

well-balanced well-behaved well-connected well-informed
well-mannered well-off well-dressed well-made
  1. It is important to be ________ for a job interview.
  2. I like to buy ________ furniture as it lasts longer.
  3. My doctor said that it is important to eat a ________ diet.
  4. I was proud of my children as they were very ________.
  5. You need to be ________ to succeed I politics.
  6. If you read a newspaper every day you will be ________ about world events.
  7. People who are ________ use words like ‘please’ and ‘thank you’.
  8. She is very ________ and has a very expensive car.
Students in class

Answers

  1. It is important to be well-dressed for a job interview.
  2. I like to buy well-made furniture as it lasts longer.
  3. My doctor said that it is important to eat a well-balanced diet.
  4. I was proud of my children as they were very well-behaved.
  5. You need to be well-connected to succeed I politics.
  6. If you read a newspaper every day you will be well-informed about world events.
  7. People who are well-mannered use words like ‘please’ and ‘thank you’.
  8. She is very well-off and has a very expensive car.

 

Learn more about using adjectives on our Effective English courses for adults 16+, and you can choose to study in either our Cambridge or London schools.