ADVERBS
ADVERBS CAN <ul><li>describe ACTION:  He walked  slowly </li></ul><ul><li>modify adjectives:  It’s  incredibly  expensive ...
TYPES OF ADVERBS <ul><li>Manner:  quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency:  hardly ever </li></ul><ul><li>Time:  soon </li></u...
MANNER (how somebody does something) <ul><li>example :  quickly ,  seriously, ___________ </li></ul><ul><li>position :  </...
FREQUENCY <ul><li>example:  always ,  sometimes , _________ </li></ul><ul><li>position:  </li></ul><ul><li>I  never  have ...
TIME <ul><li>example:  soon ,  all day,   yesterday , _______ </li></ul><ul><li>position:  </li></ul><ul><li>I’ll see you ...
DEGREE   (they describe how much something is done or modify an adjective)   <ul><li>example:  nearly ,  incredibly ,  ver...
COMMENT (which give the speaker’s opinion) <ul><li>Example:  unfortunately , ideally,  obviously ,  apparently , _______ <...
<ul><li>NOTE:  most other adverbs go in mid-position: </li></ul><ul><li>I  just  need ten more minutes </li></ul><ul><li>S...
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Adverbs

  1. 1. ADVERBS
  2. 2. ADVERBS CAN <ul><li>describe ACTION: He walked slowly </li></ul><ul><li>modify adjectives: It’s incredibly expensive </li></ul><ul><li>modify other adverbs: He works very hard </li></ul>
  3. 3. TYPES OF ADVERBS <ul><li>Manner: quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency: hardly ever </li></ul><ul><li>Time: soon </li></ul><ul><li>Degree: extremely </li></ul><ul><li>Comment: obviously </li></ul>
  4. 4. MANNER (how somebody does something) <ul><li>example : quickly , seriously, ___________ </li></ul><ul><li>position : </li></ul><ul><li>You speak quickly </li></ul><ul><li>The driver was seriously injured </li></ul>
  5. 5. FREQUENCY <ul><li>example: always , sometimes , _________ </li></ul><ul><li>position: </li></ul><ul><li>I never have breakfast </li></ul><ul><li>You’re always late </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE : sometimes , usually and normally can go at the beginning of a sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes I go to the swimming pool </li></ul>
  6. 6. TIME <ul><li>example: soon , all day, yesterday , _______ </li></ul><ul><li>position: </li></ul><ul><li>I’ll see you soon </li></ul><ul><li>He came here yesterday </li></ul>
  7. 7. DEGREE (they describe how much something is done or modify an adjective) <ul><li>example: nearly , incredibly , very , a lot , ___ </li></ul><ul><li>Position </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>extremely, incredibly, very , etc. are used with adjectives and adverbs and go BEFORE them </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We’re incredibly tired </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>much and a lot are often used with verbs and go AFTER the verb or verb phrase </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>We work a lot </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a little/a bit can be used with adjectives or verbs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>I’m a bit tired I’ve slept a bit </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. COMMENT (which give the speaker’s opinion) <ul><li>Example: unfortunately , ideally, obviously , apparently , _______ </li></ul><ul><li>Position: beginning of a sentence </li></ul><ul><li>Unfortunately , we arrived half an hour late </li></ul><ul><li>Ideally , we should leave at 10pm </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>NOTE: most other adverbs go in mid-position: </li></ul><ul><li>I just need ten more minutes </li></ul><ul><li>She didn’t even say goodbye </li></ul>

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