When to use “Also”
“Also” is used to add extra information to a sentence.
Examples of when to use “Also”
- I love drinking Italian wine. I also love Spanish wine.
- I hate going to science class. I also hate geography class.
“Also” is also used after the verb “to be” and is used before singular verbs.
- I am also feeling very tired.
- I was also born in 1984!
- I also love riding bikes!
- She also lives in this neighbourhood!
“Also” is also used with modal verbs
- You can run very fast! I can also run fast.
- I should also start studying for my English exam.
When to use “Too”
“Too” is basically used in the same way as “Also”.
- Ben can speak English and Jordi speaks English too. – Ben can speak English and Jordi also speaks English,
- I like eating ice-cream, I like eating cake too. – I like eating ice-cream, I also like eating cake.
Remember: We use “Too” at the end of a sentence.
- I am hungry too.
- I am studying English too.
“Too” can also be used to express and excess
- I have eaten too much food! I feel ill!
- I am too tired to do my English homework!
- He is too tall to fit in the car!
- I am too old to run!