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Linking Verbs ( dont use adverbs with these verbs)

A. Instructions : Complete the sentences. Choose the correct verb. felt 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. looks smelled sound tastes

The car was dirty, so I washed it. It looks clean now. David bought two new CDs. His mother said, Those CDs sound terrible! The flowers looked beautiful. They smelled good, too. Mr. Brown worked all day. He felt tired at seven Oclock. Somebody put salt and pepper in the lemonade! It tastes awful.

B. Instructions : Complete the sentences . Choose the correct adjective. careless 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. lucky surprised happy sad mad tired busy hungry friendly

Laura, our manager, was surprised because we were very late to the meeting. The assistant manager was working all day long. Now, she looks careless. Jack felt tired, so he went home five minutes ago. The dog sounded hungry, so I could walk into the garden to feed him. The baby was smiling. He looked happy. Miss Bell was crying. She sounded very sad Your father called me up. He sounded extremely friendly. We felt lucky when our team won the game. John felt mad when he lost his money. Jenny didnt eat breakfast, so she got busy at around 10 0clock and went into the cafeteria.

C. Instructions : Answer these questions. Use the adjectives in parentheses. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. How How How How How How How How does the ice feel? _______The ice feels cold________________________( cold ) does the apple pie taste? __The apple pie tastes delicious____________( delicious ) does the onion smell? _____The onion smells awful____________________( awful ) do the directions sound? ___The directions sound easy_________________ ( easy ) does the cheese cake taste? The cheese cake tastes good_______________( good ) does Miss Brown feel? _____Miss Brown feels unhappy______________( unhappy ) do the conversations sound? _The conversations sound interesting_____(interesting) do the factories smell? _____The factories smell terrible____________( terrible )

C. Instructions : Choose a subject, a verb , and an adjective. How many sentences can you make ?

subjects The car The children The manager The fish The mountains The ice cream The music The photographs The singer The soup a) b) c) d) e) f) g) h) i) j)

verbs felt looked smelled sounded tasted

adjectives awful delicious dry good funny interesting terrible tired wet wonderful

The ice Cream tasted delicious The music sounded terrible The soup smelled delicious The photographs looked interesting The manager felt tired The fish tasted awful The car looked wet The mountains looked wonderful The children felt good The singer sounded funny