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Also is usually used in front of a verb. If there is no auxiliary verb, you put also immediately in front of the verb, unless the verb is be.
If the verb is be, you put also after it.
If there is an auxiliary verb, you put also after the auxiliary verb.
If there is more than one auxiliary verb, you put also after the first one.
Also is sometimes put at the beginning of a clause.
Don't put also at the end of a clause.
You usually put too at the end of a clause.
In conversation, too is used after a word or phrase when you are making a brief comment on something that has just been said.
Too is sometimes put after the first noun phrase in a clause.
However, the position of too can make a difference to the meaning of a sentence. 'I am an American too' can mean either 'Like the person just mentioned, I am an American' or 'Besides having the other qualities just mentioned, I am an American'. However, 'I too am an American' can only mean 'Like the person just mentioned, I am an American'.
Don't put too at the beginning of a sentence.
As well always goes at the end of a clause.
You don't usually use 'also', 'too', or 'as well' in negative clauses. Don't say, for example, 'I'm not hungry and she's not hungry too'. You say 'I'm not hungry and she's not hungry either', 'I'm not hungry and neither is she', or 'I'm not hungry and nor is she'.
|Adv.||1.||also - in addition; "he has a Mercedes, too"|
a pianist who also plays guitar → un pianiste qui joue également de la guitare
also available in blue and green → également disponible en vert et bleu, existe aussi en vert et bleu
It's also worth remembering that → Il est également nécessaire de se souvenir que ..., Il est aussi nécessaire de se souvenir que ...