English Grammar Intensifiers
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Grammar Level 3- Lesson Twenty Four

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Intensifiers in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

Grammar Recap

In our previous lesson, we covered the Superlative Adverbs If you just landed on this page, we suggest that you complete our previous lesson including its quizzes before continuing on this lesson.

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Some adverbs are used with adjectives and other adverbs. Examples in this lesson are called “intensifiers.” Intensifiers provide greater depth of meaning for the words they describe.

Some common intensifiers are somewhat, surely, highly, certainly, very, really, extremely, quite, such, extraordinarily, and tremendously. There are others, but these are a good start if you are new to using them.

This is an extremely unusual bike.

The word “extremely” is an intensifier for the adjective “unusual.”

I highly recommend the bakery we used for Katy’s birthday cake. They did a great job.

That’s quite an unusual color for a house.

We surely got a lot of snow last night.


We sure got a lot of snow last night.

(A lot of people in the U.S. use “sure” instead of “surely.”)

Setting a mousetrap with cheese is an extraordinarily good way to catch a mouse.

Tom’s girlfriend, Katy, certainly is beautiful.


In each of the examples above, the intensifier can be taken out of the sentence without changing the meaning very much:

Tom’s girlfriend, Katy, is beautiful.


Quiz for Intensifiers

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