I don't understand why: "David and Jean speak fluent Spanish" isn't correct? Lawless answer was: "David and Jean speak Spanish fluently

I don't understand why: "David and Jean speak fluent Spanish" isn't correct? Lawless answer was: "David and Jean speak Spanish fluently

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1Correct answer

Hi Margaret, the lesson is about forming adverbs. The answer was looking for this. In "fluent Spanish", "fluent" is an adjective, not an adverb. It isn't wrong but it isn't what they were looking for.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

MaxC1
My problem is taking a test w/o knowing what the lesson it was based on. Fortunately, I know when to ignore these issues. 

I don't understand why: "David and Jean speak fluent Spanish" isn't correct? Lawless answer was: "David and Jean speak Spanish fluently

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