1. Hail Mary full of grace
the lord is with you.
Blessed are you among
women and blessed is
the fruit of your womb
Holy Mary mother of
God, pray for us sinners,
now and at the hour of
Mama Mary, lead us
At the end of the lesson, the students should be able
a) define ADVERBS;
b) Differentiate adverbs from adjectives
c) identify and differentiate the classifications of
d) answer the given exercises.
4. Flow of Discussion
 Opening Prayer
 Checking of Attendance
 Defining Adverbs
 Elaboration of the Definition of Adverbs
 Locating Adverbs
 Forming Adverbs
 Classifying Adverbs
 An adverb is a part of speech that describes
or modifies a verb, an adjective, another
adverb, clause, or sentence.
 Adverbs answer the questions "How?",
"When?", "Where?", "Why?", "In what way?",
"How much?", "How often?", "Under what
condition", "To what degree?"
7. Adverbs as Modifiers
An adverb modifies a verb
 He walked quickly. ('quickly' modifies verb
 I accepted new task willingly. ('willingly'
modifies verb 'accepted')
 Mike snored melodically. ('melodically'
modifies verb 'snored')
8. Adverbs as Modifiers
An adverb modifies an adjective
 They were really unhappy. ('really' modifies
 My brother is completely fearless.
('completely' modifies adjective 'fearless')
 I know she is very careful. ('very' modifies
9. Adverbs as Modifiers
An adverb modifies an adverb
 He is almost always hungry. ('almost'
modifies adverb 'hungry')
 John plays tennis very well. ('very' modifies
 You never can work too carefully. ('too'
modifies adverb 'carefully')
10. Adverbs as Modifiers
An adverb modifies a clause
 Perhaps you are correct, but not at first
glance. ('perhaps' modifies clause 'you are
 Surely he will be on time, but I hope not.
('surely' modifies clause 'he will be on time')
11. Adverbs as Modifiers
An adverb modifies a sentence
 Suddenly, she went home. ('suddenly'
modifies a whole sentence)
 Finally, he will be on time. ('finally' modifies a
 Today, we can take a vacation.('today'
modifies a whole sentence)
13.  from an adjective
• careful - carefully
• beautiful - beautifully
• fitting - fittingly
 from a present participle
• willing - willingly
• glowing - glowingly
• surprising - surprisingly
 from a past participle
• assured - assuredly
• affected - affectedly
17. Positions of an Adverb
Adverbs can be placed anywhere in a sentence.
 At the front (prior to the subject).
 Today we will study adverbs.
 At the center of the sentence (between the
subject and the verb).
 He seldom goes to movies.
 At the end of the sentence.
 I learn English slowly.
19. Adverbs of manner - answer the question How?
 I watch them closely.
 I play well.
 I walk carefully.
List: cheerfully, fast, quickly, slowly,
20. Adverbs of time - answer the question When?
 He has not played chess recently.
 I arrive late for most appointments.
 Lately, I have had many sleepless nights.
List: early, never, now, often, soon, then, today,
21. Adverbs of place (location, direction) - answer the
 I walked downstairs.
 Have you ever gone there?
 I will meet you outside.
List: above, away, below, down, here, inside,
22. Adverbs of degree - answer the question How
 He is totally prepared for his birthday.
 I am too tired to play tennis tonight.
 He is completely tired from the journey.
List: almost, entirely, little, much, rather, very,
23. Adverbs of frequency - answer the question How
 He rarely goes by himself.
 She constantly finishes her job first.
List: always, never, usually, frequently,
Adverbs. (n.d.). Retrieved from esldesk.com:
1. Give it back, now!
2. The president spoke well today.
3. Erika has never seen snow.
4. Everybody worked hard. It was a hard work.
5. Be extremely good and life will be very boring.
6. Peter sang his song very quietly.
7. They whispered softly.
8. The deer runs very gracefully.
9. The house was impressively tall.
10. Mike walked quickly towards the door.
11. Finally, Mark quietly went home.
12. The cat ran incredibly quickly.
 Give it back, now! - Time
 The president spoke well today. -Manner & Time
 Erika has never seen snow. -Time
 Everybody worked hard. -Manner
 Be extremely good and life will be very boring. -
 Peter sang his song very quietly. -Degree & Manner
 They whispered softly. -Manner
 The deer runs very gracefully. -Degree & Manner
 The house was impressively tall. -Manner
 Mike walked quickly towards the door. -Manner
 Finally, Mark quietly went home. -Time & Manner
 The cat ran incredibly quickly. -Manner & Manner