"So" has two different uses. "So" can be an adverb or a coordinating conjunction. "So" can be used the same way as "too". They are both used to give an adjective or adverb a more extreme meaning. However, "so" is used to describe the word as stronger in intensity. "Too" is used to describe the word as being more than necessary or enough.
"So" before an adjective or adverb gives the word a more extreme meaning. "So" is used to describe the word as stronger in intensity.
Directions: Rewrite each sentence using the word "so"
1) I am mad at you.
2) The house was big.
3) The car runs smoothly now.
4) She sings beautifully.
5) This play is long.
Directions: Rewrite the second sentence using the word "so"
1) I can't finish this book. It is long.
2) Your sister looks like a movie star. She is beautiful.
3) Do you eat? You are skinny.
4) I love Disneyland. It is fun.
5) I didn't sleep well last night. I am sleepy right now.
Quiz 1 Answers
1) I am so mad at you.
2) The house was so big.
3) The car runs so smoothly now.
4) She sings so beautifully.
5) This play is so long.
Quiz 2 Answers
1) It is so long.
2) She is so beautiful.
3) You are so skinny.
4) It is so fun.
5) I am so sleepy right now.