Meaning of WELL in English
BAD : Everything was well until somebody came and sat in the seat next to mine.
GOOD : Everything was fine until somebody came and sat in the seat next to mine.
BAD : His table manners were not very well.
GOOD : His table manners were not very good.
Well is usually used as an adverb: 'The team played well on Saturday.' As an adjective, well usually means 'in good health': 'George can't come because he's not very well.' 'He always looks well after a holiday.'
BAD : Each week he wrote her three letters, as well as telephoned her.
GOOD : Each week he wrote her three letters, as well as telephoning her.
as well as + v-ing: 'Did you realize that, as well as being a dress designer, she manages a chain of health food shops?'
BAD : I don't have a car and I don't want one as well.
GOOD : I don't have a car and I don't want one either.
See note at TOO 5 (↑ too )
BAD : As good Spaniards, they know as well how to enjoy life.
GOOD : As good Spaniards, they also know how to enjoy life.
GOOD : As good Spaniards, they know how to enjoy life as well/too.
BAD : Could you bring as well a tape recorder?
GOOD : Could you also bring a tape recorder?
GOOD : Could you bring a tape recorder as well/too?
As well usually goes at the end of the clause: 'Do we have to invite their husbands as well?'
See KNOW 4 (↑ know )
DUBIOUS : The book is useful for teachers and pupils as well.
GOOD : The book is useful for teachers and pupils alike.
To emphasize that something is equally true for each of the people, groups or things mentioned, use alike : 'This new medical dictionary will serve doctors and nurses alike.'
Longman Common Errors English vocabulary. Английский словарь распространенных ошибок Longman. 2012