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  • GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE Adverbs: Part One Definition Adverbs give more information about verbs. Example Jill walks slowly. Explanation Adverbs -- • describe the action of a verb. • usually end in "ly." • have irregular forms. • usually follow the verb they describe.
  • GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples Adverbs: Part One Sentences using regular adverbs Example Sentence Adverb Benjamin runs quickly. quickly My teenage daughter drives carefully. carefully Bart sings loudly in the shower. loudly The cat walks quietly in the house. quietly The server brings us our food slowly. slowly Sentences using irregular adverbs Example Sentence Adverb The boy hits the ball hard. hard Heather swims fast. fast My father wakes up early. early My mother wakes up late. late Shondra plays the piano well. well
  • GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises Adverbs: Part One Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of adverbs. Choose the adverbs in the following sentences. Example The receptionist answers the telephone constantly. receptionist telephone constantly answers The correct answer is "constantly". 1. The server clears the table quickly. server table quickly clears 2. The boat sails slowly across the water. slowly sails across boat 3. The children play noisily in the corner. children corner in
  • noisily 4. The chef skillfully cuts the meat. cuts skillfully chef the 5. The tourists talk happily about their trip. talk about happily tourists Choose the correct word to complete the sentences. 6. The mountain is ______ to climb. hard hardly 7. The family plays ______ together. well good 8. Cars move ______ along the highway. fastly fast 9. I wake up ______ every morning. earlily early
  • 10 Grant is ______ for work after lunch. . late lately
  • GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE Adverbs: Part Two Definition Adverbs describe how, when, where, and how often an action happens. Example Gerry often plays badminton at lunch. Explanation Adverbs -- • answer the questions: When? How often? How long? and Where? • can come at the beginning, end, or in the middle of a sentence.
  • GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Examples Adverbs: Part Two Adverbs of Time: When? after (later than) I'll phone you after work. already (at some past time) I already saw that movie. during (at the same time) I phoned John during the TV commercial. I've been waiting for six weeks, but I finally (in the end) finally got a letter from my friend travelling in Europe. They just got married. Now they are just (close past) leaving on their honeymoon. last (the most recent) Last night I went out for dinner. Why don't we go for coffee later? I can't go later (after a time) now. next (nearest in future) I'm going to Hawaii next week. Why don't we go for coffee later? I can't go now (at this time, present) now. Judy recently won a big prize for her latest recently (close past) novel. Soon I'll be on holidays and then we can go soon (close future) to Paris. Soon I'll be on holidays and then we can go then (at that time, future or past) to Paris.
  • tomorrow (the next day, future) Tomorrow is my birthday. when (at that time, past or future) Call me when you finish your homework. while (at the same time) While you were out, your girlfriend called. Did you watch the hockey game on TV yesterday (the day before, past) yesterday? Adverbs of Time: Frequency (How often?) Shown in order of most often to least often always I always have lunch at 12 o'clock. often I see Jane often. She works in the same building as I do. every I have dinner at my grandmother's house every Thursday. once a ______ I have dinner with my grandmother once a week. usually When I visit my grandmother, we usually watch TV after dinner. sometimes Sometimes my grandmother and I play cards. from time to time I see Tom from time to time. I saw him a month ago. seldom I seldom see Mary. I can't remember the last time I saw her. rarely I rarely see Jim. He lives 50 kilometres from me and I haven't seen him in two
  • years. never I will never go to that restaurant again. It was terrible! Adverbs of Time: Duration (How long?) for (amount of time) The doctor told Tom to stay in bed for three days. forever (all time) Tom wants to live in Canada forever. from ___ to ____ Mary is going to be in Tokyo from April 1 to April 21. since (action begins at a specific Tom has been afraid of heights since last time in the past) year, when he fell off a ladder and broke his leg. still (action continues) Mary is still on holidays. She returns next week. until (action finishes at a specific We can't leave the children until the point) babysitter arrives. Adverbs of Place: (Where?) everywhere (in all places) Flowers are blossoming everywhere in the city. here (the place you are) Bring the letter here, so I can read it. there (a place far from you) Jack was there this morning. Do you know where he is now?
  • GRAMMAR & STRUCTURE — Exercises Adverbs: Part Two Answer the following questions to check your knowledge of adverbs. Choose the adverbs in the following sentences. Example I am going on holiday soon. holiday going soon on The correct answer is "soon". 1. I rarely eat meat. I meat rarely eat 2. I want to go there for dinner. there go for dinner 3. I seldom eat dinner at that restaurant. at that seldom
  • restaurant 4. I just returned from a wonderful trip to Europe. just from wonderful trip 5. What are you doing here? here doing what are Choose the type of adverb used in each of the following sentences. 6. Angela seldom works in the office. adverb of frequency (how often) adverb of time (when) adverb of place (where) adverb of duration (how long) 7. George will be tired when he arrives. adverb of frequency (how often) adverb of time (when) adverb of place (where) adverb of duration (how long) 8. I never have time to exercise. adverb of frequency (how often) adverb of time (when) adverb of place (where)
  • adverb of duration (how long) 9. We have to work until we finish the project. adverb of frequency (how often) adverb of time (when) adverb of place (where) adverb of duration (how long) 10. Tim feels tired because he just woke up. adverb of frequency (how often) adverb of time (when) adverb of place (where) adverb of duration (how long)