What is an adverb?•   An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, and    adjective, or another adverb.    – Explorers eagerl...
AdverbsAdverbs answer the questions how, when, where, or to what extent. - How? suddenly, carefully, sadly - When? now, la...
Adverbs Adverbs can appear in different positions in sentences.    The tourists boarded the bus eagerly.     (after the ...
Adverbs   Adverbs that modify adjectives or other    adverbs usually come directly before the    words they modify.   Th...
-LY Adverbs Many    adverbs are formed by adding the suffix, -ly to the end of an adjective. Sometimes the spelling if t...
Comparative adverbs         He finished sooner than she did.•   Comparative adverbs are similar to    comparative adjectiv...
Superlative adverbs    He ran the quickest of the three boys.•   An adverb with one syllable = –est    –Rare = the rarest ...
Superlative Adverbs The    comparative and superlative forms of some adverbs are completely different words:   Adverb    ...
Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives...
Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives...
Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives...
Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives...
Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives...
Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent. Pai...
Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent.   R...
Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent.The ...
Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent.We w...
Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent.   I...
Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent.    ...
Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent. Aft...
Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent.Oh n...
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09 13 adverbs

  1. 1. What is an adverb?• An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, and adjective, or another adverb. – Explorers eagerly chase adventure. • Eagerly is an adverb because it is modifying the verb, chase. – Some explorers visit amazingly beautiful places. • Amazingly is an adverb because it is modifying the adjective, beautiful. – Others quite bravely explore the unknown- space. • Quite is an adverb because it is modifying the adverb, bravely, which is modifying the verb explore.
  2. 2. AdverbsAdverbs answer the questions how, when, where, or to what extent. - How? suddenly, carefully, sadly - When? now, later, soon, often, usually - Where? there, up, ahead - To What Extent? completely, totally, fully
  3. 3. Adverbs Adverbs can appear in different positions in sentences.  The tourists boarded the bus eagerly. (after the verb)  The tourists eagerly boarded the bus. (before the verb)  Eagerly, the tourists boarded the bus. (at the beginning)
  4. 4. Adverbs Adverbs that modify adjectives or other adverbs usually come directly before the words they modify. They usually answer the question to what extent. – Marco Polo told really wonderful tales of China. • Really modifies the adjective, wonderful. – People were very eager to hear his stories. • Very modifies the adjective, eager. – They nearly always hung on every word. • Nearly modifies the adverb, always.
  5. 5. -LY Adverbs Many adverbs are formed by adding the suffix, -ly to the end of an adjective. Sometimes the spelling if the base word changes when –ly is added.  Near: add –ly to make it an adverb- nearly  Gentle: drop the e and add –ly to make it an adverb- gently  Easy: change the y to i and add –ly to make it an adverb- easily
  6. 6. Comparative adverbs He finished sooner than she did.• Comparative adverbs are similar to comparative adjectives, but there is a difference:• An adverb with one syllable = –er–rare=rarer–soon = sooner• An adverb with two or more syllables = more–often = more often–quickly = more quickly *even though it ends in -y
  7. 7. Superlative adverbs He ran the quickest of the three boys.• An adverb with one syllable = –est –Rare = the rarest –soon = the soonest• An adverb with two or more syllables = the most –Often = the most often –Briskly = the most briskly
  8. 8. Superlative Adverbs The comparative and superlative forms of some adverbs are completely different words: Adverb Comparative Superlative well better the best badly worse the worst
  9. 9. Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives or adverbs.(slow) Tom is ___________. He works __________.Tom is slow. (Adj.)He works slowly. (Adv.)
  10. 10. Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives or adverbs.(careful) Sue is a ___________ girl. She __________ climbed up the ladder.Sue is a careful girl. (Adj.)She carefully climbed up the ladder. (Adv.)
  11. 11. Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives or adverbs.(awful) It’s ___________ cold today. The wind is __________ .It’s awfully cold today. (Adv.)The wind is awful. (Adj.)
  12. 12. Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives or adverbs.(easy) They learn English ___________ . They think English is __________ language.They learn English easily. (Adv.)They think English is an easy language.(Adj.)
  13. 13. Let’s practice!Complete the sentences with the correctforms of the word in parentheses, and saywhether they are adjectives or adverbs.(good) Max is a ___________ singer. He sings __________.Max is a good singer. (Adj.)He sings well. (Adv.)
  14. 14. Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent. Paige jumped up and rudely pushed her sister. rudely
  15. 15. Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent. Rarely did Christian go to company meetings. rarely
  16. 16. Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent.The writer became terribly annoyed by her neighbor’s extremely loud music. terribly, extremely
  17. 17. Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent.We will be eating lunch outside so that we can enjoy the splendid weather. outside
  18. 18. Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent. I always brush my teeth before bed. always
  19. 19. Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent. Haven’t we met before? before
  20. 20. Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent. After the very late show, I dragged myself wearily to bed. very, wearily
  21. 21. Let’s practice!Identify the adverbs in the sentences.Remember: adverbs answer –who, -when,-where, and –to what extent.Oh no! I’m really sorry! I didn’t mean to spill coffee on your new shirt. really
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