So and Too

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Both so and too can be used differently. It depends on the situations.

Too For Agreement

We can use too to agree with someone. We use too to avoid repeating what someone says to us. In this case, the statement must be a positive sentence. Let's see the following examples.

 Someone Says  You Say
 I'm happy with his performance. I am too.
 I  like his performance. I do too.
 I went to the football match yesterday. I did too.
 I have seen her lately. I have too.
 I had had that food before we visited Nice. I had too.
 I can speak German. I can too.
 I will see her again. I will too.
 I was slim when I was young. I was too.

So For Agreement

We can use so to agree with someone. We use so to avoid repeating what someone says to us. In this case, the statement must be a positive sentence. Let's see the following examples.

 Someone Says  You Say
 I'm  happy with his performance.So am I.
 I like his performance.So do I.
 I went to the football match yesterday.So did I.
 I have seen her lately.So have I.
 I had had that food before we visited Nice.So had I.
 I can  speak German.So can I.
 I will see her again.So will I.
 I was slim when I was young.So was I.

So and Too Exercises

Exercise I

Complete the sentences with so or too where appropriate.
  1. He knows her well, and .... do I.
  2. She can dance very well, and he can ....
  3. She often eats in that restaurant, and ... does her mother.
  4. Mr. Black is American, and ...is his boss.
  5. He will come and his wife will ....
  6. Mike loves boxing, and ....do his children.
  7. I was so tired last night, and my brother was ....
  8. He made some mistakes, and ... did I.

Exercise II

Complete the sentences below with the correct word.
  1. She likes to play games, and so .......her brother.
  2. I can play guitar well, and my brother .........too.
  3. My sister is tall, and so ........I.
  4. The teacher was happy, and so ..........the students.
  5. My mother went to work yesterday, and my father .........too.
  6. She's ever been to Venice, and so ..............I.
  7. We must obey the rules, and so ............they.
  8. The car is expensive, and the motorbike .......too.
  9. I want some oranges, and my sister ...........too.
  10. I saw the ghost, and so ............. the baby.

Exercise III

Agree with your friend using the words in the bracket. 
Example    : I  have a car. ( so )
You write  : So do I.

 Your Friend SaysYou Say
  1. I can drive a car. (too)
  2. I enjoyed the film much. (so)
  3. I've ever been to Nice. (so)
  4. I like dancing. (too)
  5. I will conceal it. (so)
  1. ....
  2. ....
  3. ....
  4. ....
  5. .....


Answer

Exercise I

  1. so
  2. too
  3. so
  4. so
  5. too
  6. so
  7. too
  8. so

Exercise II

  1. does
  2. can
  3. am
  4. were
  5. did
  6. have
  7. must
  8. is
  9. does
  10. did

Exercise III

 Your Friend SaysYou Say
  1. I can drive a car. (too )
  2. I enjoyed the film much. (so)
  3. I've ever been to Nice. (so)
  4. I like dancing. (too)
  5. I will conceal it. (so)
  1. I can too.
  2. So did I.
  3. So have I.
  4. I do too.
  5. So will I

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