1. Adverbs and Adverbs of Frequency And no, this is not about adding verbs...
2. What does an adverb do?It modifies a verbIt modifies an adjectiveIt modifies another adverbTell when, where or why something happensAll of the aboveThe answer is E, an adverb can do all of thesethings.
3. Rules about what is an adverb!American students are told that if the word ends in ly then it is an adverb. THIS IS NOT TRUE!!! There are also adjectives that end in ly such as: lovely, smelly, friendly, and chilly. The adverb will always be next to the word that it is modifying. THIS IS NOT TRUE!!I An adjective does not need to be next to the word that it is modifying Example: He cooked the food for us well.Well modifies how he cooked and it is separated by an object and a prepositional phrase.
4. Spot the AdverbsHe went to the club to meet girls.The train from Zamin-Uud went fast, I was very happy.He is always a fast runner.John was awake last night working very hard.That student is quite clever, he always finishes first.I have never eaten dog meat.I never say bad words.
5. Adverbs of Manner These adverbs are easiest: She ran slowly because she is fat.He acted stupidly because he was drunk. My students finished the test quickly.
6. Adverbs of PlaceThese adverbs describe where something is.She will come here tomorrow.She lives there now.These adverbs can also be a prepositional phrase:I was walking down the street.The bird flew off of our roof.
7. Adverbs of TimeThese adverbs describe when something happensShe will come here tomorrow.She lives there now.These adverbs can also be a prepositional phraseI finished my homework before class.I have class at 6 oclock.
8. Adverbs of PurposeThese adverbs explain why someone doessomething.They use the infinitive form (to ___) of the verb.He drives his car slowly to be safe.She shops in different stores to save money.I chewed gum to stop smoking cigarettes.We study to do well on tests.
9. Challenge!In two minutes can someone write a sentence with all the types of adverbs we have learned so far? Manner Time Place Purpose In the morning, in my cold ger, I quickly make a hot breakfast to feel warm.
10. Adverbs of FrequencyThese adverbs tell how often something is done.I brush my teeth 2 times a day.I sometimes eat buuz.I cook food often.I rarely smoke cigarettes.I never drink vodka.I have never gone to China.I always say “please” and “thank you.”
11. What tense? sMost adverbs of frequency use the simple present tensePast and future tenses are also simpleI rarely smoke cigarettes.I rarely smoked cigarettes.I will rarely smoke cigarettes.I sometimes eat buuz.I cook food often.I brush my teeth two times a day.I always say “please” and “thank you.”I never do my homework.
12. NeverThe adverb of frequency “never” uses the present perfect tense Future tense uses simple futureI have never been to the Shambala monasteryI have never eaten dog meat.I will never eat dog meat.I have never gone to China.I will never go to China.
13. When do we use each?Never means that it is not doneNever have means that it has not been done.Rarely means it only happens once in a long time (maybe a few times a year) Sometimes means it happens less than half of the time. Often means it happens more than half of the time. Always means it happens every time.
14. Spot the AdverbsHe went to the club to meet girls.He went to the club to meet girls.The train from Zamin-Uud went fast, I was very happy.The train from Zamin-Uud went fast, I was very happy.He is always a fast runner. He is always running fast.He is always a fast runner. He is always running fast.John was awake last night working very hard.John was awake last night working very hard.That student is quite clever, he always finishes first.That student is quite clever, he always finishes first.I have never eaten dog meat.I have never eaten dog meat.I never say bad words.I never say bad words.