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  • 1. Dell Youth Learning Implemented by Learning Links Foundation 1 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
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  • 3. Meaning of Adverbs ADVERBS ARE Words that usually describe a Verb Can sometimes describe other words Can tell us How, When & Where 3 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 4. Definition The part of speech (or word class) that is primarily used to modify a verb, adjective, or other adverb. Adverbs can also modify prepositional phrases, subordinate clauses, and complete sentences. 4 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 5. 5 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 6. Kinds of Adverbs: • Adverb of Time • Adverb of Place • Adverb of Manner • Adverb of Frequency • Adverb of Degree • Adverb of Comment • Adverb of Confirmation and Negation 6 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 7. Adverb of Time Adverbs of Time tell us when an action happened, but also for how long, and how often. Adverbs of time show when an action is done, or the duration or frequency. Here are some examples for Adverb of Time: 7 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 8. Exercise Choose the adverb from the following sentences: 1. 2. The play will begin now 3. The boy came early 4. I will see him tomorrow 5. He has arrived today 6. Your desire will be fulfilled soon 7. Tom has already bought a car 8. 8 She will come soon She never does it DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 9. Exercise Choose the adverb from the following sentences: 1. 2. The play will begin now 3. The boy came early 4. I will see him tomorrow 5. He has arrived today 6. Your desire will be fulfilled soon 7. Tom has already bought a car 8. 9 She will come soon She never does it DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 10. Adverb of Place Adverbs of Place tell us where something happens. They are usually placed after the main verb or after the object. Here are some examples for Adverb of Place: Above, Away, Behind, Down, East, Elsewhere Far, Nearby, Outside, Upstairs, Indoors, There Towards, Over, In, Here 10 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 11. Exercise Choose the adverb from the following sentences: 1. 2. They built a house nearby 3. She took the child outside 4. Come here 5. Please go there and give them company 6. The solders were standing outside of the gate 7. The doctors saw infection inside the body 8. 11 I looked everywhere They dug a hole under a tree DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 12. Exercise Choose the adverb from the following sentences: 1. 2. They built a house nearby 3. She took the child outside 4. Come here 5. Please go there and give them company 6. The solders were standing outside of the gate 7. The doctors saw infection inside the body 8. 12 I looked everywhere They dug a hole under a tree DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 13. Adverb of Degree Adverbs of Degree tell us the degree or extent to which something happens. They answer the question "how much?" or "to what degree?". Adverbs of Degree can modify verbs, adjectives and other adverbs Here are some examples for Adverb of Degree: 13 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 14. Adverb of Degree Here are some examples for Adverb of Degree: List of common single-word degree adverbs: Almost, Absolutely, Barely, Completely, Deeply, Enough, Entirely, Fairly, Fully, Greatly, Hardly, Indeed, Just, Least, Less, Little, Much, Nearly, Positively, Practically, Really, Simply, Strongly, Well 14 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 15. Exercise Rearrange the words to make a correct sentence and draw a circle around the adverb of degree: 1. man talks fast The extremely. 2. almost She finished has. 3. is She beautiful very. 4. quite coffee My is hot. 5. food enough have We. 6. very water cold The was. 15 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 16. Exercise Rearrange the words to make a correct sentence and underline the adverb of degree: 1. man talks fast The extremely. The man talks extremely fast 2. almost She finished has. She has almost finished 3. is She beautiful very. 4. quite coffee My is hot. My coffee is quite hot 5. food enough have We. We have enough food 6. tired I am work too to. I am too tired to work 16 She is very beautiful DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 17. Adverb of Comment Adverbs of comment state a comment, or opinion about a situation Adverb of comment are usually placed at the beginning of a sentence and are separated from the rest of the sentence by a comma. Examples Definitely, I don’t agree with your plan Cleverly, he fixed my broken tablet. Foolishly, the boy kicked the ball to his own goalpost. 17 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 18. Exercise Fill in the blanks with correct adverb from the options: 1. , the teacher explained the subject (Clearly, Cleverly, Kindly) 2. , she refused to participate in that program. (Wisely, Obviously, Possibly) 3. 4. 18 , I'd rather go by train. (Ideally, Officially, Personally) , this car is cheaper than the smaller model.(Honestly, Surprisingly, Clearly) DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 19. Exercise Fill in the blanks with correct adverb from the options: 1. , the teacher explained the subject (Clearly, Cleverly, Kindly) 2. , she refused to participate in that program. (Wisely, Obviously, Possibly) 3. 4. 19 , I'd rather go by train. (Ideally, Officially, Personally) , this car is cheaper than the smaller model.(Honestly, Surprisingly, Clearly) DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 20. Adverb of Manner Adverbs of manner tell us how something happens. They are usually placed after the main verb or after the object. Here are some examples for Adverb of Manner: Examples: He talked loudly. She walked slowly. He managed it skillfully. She speaks English well. 20 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 21. Adverb of Manner Here are some examples for Adverb of Manner: List of common single-word Manner adverbs: Fast, Slowly, Happily, angrily, Well, Badly, Right, Carefully, patiently, 21 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 22. Exercise Choose a word in brackets to fill the gaps for adverb of Manner: 1. Arun painted the kitchen very ________________________. (bad / badly) 2. She speaks very ________________________. (quiet / quietly) 3. She knows the road ________________________. (good / well) 4. He plays the guitar ________________________. (terrible / terribly) 5. We're going camping tomorrow so we have to get up ________________________. (early / soon) 22 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 23. Answer Choose a word in brackets to fill the gaps for adverb of Manner: 1. Arun painted the kitchen very Badly. (bad / badly) 2. She speaks very quietly. (quiet / quietly) 3. She knows the road well. (good / well) 4. He plays the guitar terribly. (terrible / terribly) 5. We're going camping tomorrow so we have to get up early. (early / soon) 23 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 24. Adverb of Frequency Adverbs of Frequency are Adverbs of Time that answer the question "How frequently?" or "How often?". They tell us how often something happens. Here are some examples for Adverb of Frequency: Examples: She is always hungry. She always comes late. She often goes by herself. Sunil can usually play football on Sundays. 24 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 25. Adverb of Frequency Here are some examples for Adverb of Frequency: List of common single-word Frequency adverbs: Always, Usually, regularly, normally, Rarely, seldom, never often, sometimes, occasionally, 25 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 26. Exercise Put the adverb of frequency on the right place: 1. He listens to the radio. (often) _______________________. 2. They read a book. (sometimes) ________________________. 3. Sita gets angry. (never) ________________________. 4. Shilpa is hungry. (often) _______________________. 5. They watch TV in the afternoon. (never) ________________________. 26 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 27. Answer Put the adverb of frequency on the right place: 1. Ans: He listens to the radio. (often) He often listens to the radio 2. Ans: They read a book. (sometimes) They sometimes read a book 3. Ans: Sita gets angry. (never) Sita never gets angry 4. Ans: Shilpa is hungry. (often) Shilpa is often hungry 5. Ans: They watch TV in the afternoon. (never) They never watch TV in the afternoon. 27 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
  • 28. Adverb of Affirmation & Negation These adverbs are used to answer the questions raised by others. Here are some examples for Adverb of Affirmation & Negation: Adverbs such as YES and YEAH are called Adverbs of Affirmation. E.g.: Yes. I like sweets. Yes. I would come with you. Adverbs such as NO and NEVER are called Adverbs of Negation. E.g.: No. I do not like sweets. No. You should not call me now 28 DELL YOUTH LEARNING
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