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Adverbs r.v.
Adverbs r.v.
Adverbs r.v.
Adverbs r.v.
Adverbs r.v.
Adverbs r.v.
Adverbs r.v.
Adverbs r.v.
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Adverbs r.v.

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  1. oTHE DEFINITION OF ADVERBS oTYPES OF ADVERBS oORDER OF ADVERBS
  2. THE DEFINITION Adverbs are words that modify: • a verb ( He drives slowly ) • an adjective ( David is extremely clever) • another adverb ( She moved very slowly down the aisle ) • a whole sentence ( Luckily, the car stopped in time ) Adverbs often tell when , where , why , how or how much something happens or happened.
  3. Type Example Answer the question Other adverbs Adverb of manner She sings beautifully How ?! Slowly , clearly , easily Adverb of place The concert was held outdoors Where ? Away , here , up , there Adverb of time I’ll see you tomorrow When ? Later , now , soon Adverb of frequency I never arrive late How often?! Always , usually , forever Adverb of degree It was too hot! Extremely, so , very , almost How much?
  4. Many adverbs are formed by adding –ly to an adjective Adjective slow beautiful Adverb slowly beautifully quietly quiet easy specific easily specifically Note : There are some adjectives also end in –ly, including costly, manly, deadly, friendly, lively, and timely. These are not adverbs
  5. Where is the adjective and where is the adverb? I’ll catch the early train. I woke up early this morning. This is the adj. because it comes before the noun. This is the adv. because it comes after the verb.
  6. Position of adverbs : Adverb of manner : -It comes after the verb or at the end of the sentence. She walks quietly out of the house. Their teacher speaks quietly. Adverb of time : -It usually comes at the end of the sentence. I will tell you the story tomorrow. -But if you want to emphasize the time you should put it at the beginning of the sentence. Tomorrow, I will tell you the story . Adverb of place : -It comes after the direct object. I didn’t see him here. -If there is no object it comes after the main verb. He stayed behind.
  7. Adverb of degree : - It comes before what it modifies. The exam was extremely difficult . It was quite hot. Adverb of frequency : -It comes before the main verb. I always get up at 6:00. -Or between the auxiliary and the main verb. He doesn’t always play tennis. Mandy can usually play football on Sundays. -Or after the verb to be. Susan is never late. -The adverbs normally, usually, sometimes and occasionally can go at the beginning of the sentence. Sometimes, I go swimming.
  8. Order of adverbs: There is a basic order in which adverbs will appear when there is more than one verb manner place frequency Dad walks slowly into town every afternoon time before supper to get a newspaper
  9. Order of adverbs: There is a basic order in which adverbs will appear when there is more than one verb manner place frequency Dad walks slowly into town every afternoon time before supper to get a newspaper

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