Formar adverbios a partir de adjetivos

En la mayoría de los casos, un adverbio se forma añadiendo -ly a un adjetivo.

Adjetivo Adverbio
cheap cheaply
quick quickly
slow slowly

Si el adjetivo termina en -y, se sustituye y por i antes de añadir la terminación adverbial -ly

Adjetivo Adverbio
easy easily
angry angrily
happy happily
lucky luckily

Si el adjetivo termina en -able, -ible o -le, se sustituye esa última -e por -y.

Adjetivo Adverbio
probable probably
terrible terribly
gentle gently

Si el adjetivo termina en -ic, se añade -ally. Excepción: public -> publicly

Adjetivo Adverbio
basic basically
tragic tragically
economic economically

Ciertos adverbios son idénticos a los adjetivos: early, fast, hard, high, late, near, straight, wrong

Ejemplos
  • It is a fast car.
  • He drives very fast.
  • This is a hard exercise.
  • He works hard.
  • We saw many high buildings.
  • The bird flew high in the sky.

Well es el adverbio que corresponde al adjetivo good.

Ejemplos
  • He is a good student.
  • He studies well.
  • She is a good pianist.
  • She plays the piano well.
  • They are good swimmers.
  • They swim well.