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Too/ either /so am I/ Neither do I etc

We use too and either at the end of a sentence when adding thoughts in agreement or disagreement.


 

We use too after a positive verb:·         A: I’m pleased.

B: I’m pleased too.

·         A: I loved the football.

B: I loved it too.

·         Mary is a doctor. Her husband is a doctor too.

We use either after a negative verb:·         A: I’m not pleased.

B: I’m not pleased either.

(Not I’m not … too)

·         A: I can’t play.

B: I can’t either

(not I can’t too)

·         Ben doesn’t watch movies. He doesn’t listen to radio either.

 

 

So am I/ neither do I etc.


 

  

So

 

 

Neither

Am/is/ are …

Was/were …

Do/does …

Did …

Have/ has …

Can …

Will …

Would …

 

 

So am I = I am too So have I = I have too (etc.) :

·         A: I’m learning.

B: So am I. ( = I’m learning too)

·         A: I was late for work today.

B: So was Ben. ( = Ben was late too)

·         A: I work in a factory.

B: So do I.

·         A: I’d like to go to Denmark

B: So would I.

Neither am I = I’m not either Neither can I = I can’t either (etc.):

·         A: Kate can’t cook.

B: Neither can Tony. ( = Tony can’t either)

·         A: I won’t (= will not) be here tomorrow.

B: Neither will I.

You can also use Nor ( = Neither) :

·         A: I’m not going tonight.

B: Nor am I or Neither am I.

 

 

Too/ either/ so am I/ Neither do I etc Exercises..


 

Write too or either.

 

  1. I’m cheerful after visiting my friends……….………………………………………………

  2. I’m really not hungry after all that food………………………………………………………………………

  3. I’m going to play on my phone to pass time …….……………………………………..

  4. It snowed on Tuesday whilst I was at school……………………………………………

  5. Jenny can’t ride a bike …………………………………………………………………………….

  6. I don’t like running ………………………………………………………………………………….

  7. Emily’s mother is a painter ……………………………………………………………………

 

 

Answer with so … I (So am I/ So do I/ So can I/ So have I etc.)

 

  1. I went home late last night. ……So did I ………………..……(Example Answer)

  2. I’m thirsty for some water …………………………………………………………………….

  3. I’ve just eaten my lunch. ………………………………………………………………………..

  4. I need to have a break …………………………………………………………………………….

  5. I will probably be late in the morning …………………………………………………….

 

 

Answer with Neither can/shall/will etc. I. Challenge yourself by adding extra information and opinions where appropriate.

 

  1. I don’t know what to eat for dinner today.  …………………………………………………………………….

  2. I’m not going out tomorrow  …………………………………………………………………….

  3. I haven’t got any money left over  …………………………………………………………………….

  4. I didn’t meet Alex yesterday  …………………………………………………………………….

  5. I can’t go to the party  …………………………………………………………………….

 

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