Parts of Speech - Adverbs

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Parts of Speech - Adverbs

  1. 1. Adverbs<br />Degrees - Positive, Comparative, Superlative<br />Interrogative Adverbs<br />Adverbs VS. Adjectives<br />Adverbs VS. Direct Objects<br />ADVERB LIST<br />
  2. 2. What is an adverb?<br />Adverbs modify three things:<br />Verbs<br />Adjectives<br />Other Adverbs<br />An adverb tells you many things:<br />How?<br />When?<br />Where?<br />Why?<br />How Much (to what extent)?<br />
  3. 3. Adverbs modify verbs<br />Adverbs modify verbs, answering the questions<br />How?<br />Worked quietly<br />Where?<br />The soldiers marched forward<br />When?<br />She visits often<br />ADVERB LIST<br />
  4. 4. Adverbs modify adjectives<br />Adverbs modify adjectives, answering the question<br />To what extent<br />The light was very bright<br />The barrel was almost full<br />ADVERB LIST<br />
  5. 5. Adverbs modify adverbs<br />Adverbs modify adverbs, answering the question<br />To what extent<br />He walked veryslowly<br />The movie finished tooabruptly<br />ADVERB LIST<br />
  6. 6. Adverbs VS. adjectives<br />Adjectives modify NOUNS<br />Used as a complement after a linking verb<br />Adverbs modify VERBS, ADJECTIVES, and OTHER ADVERBS<br />Never can be used as a complement<br />ADVERB LIST<br />
  7. 7. Degrees of adverbs<br />Positive = No comparison<br />Comparative = Compares two people or things<br />Superlative = Compares more than two people or things<br />
  8. 8. Modifying adverbs<br />All adverbs that have an “ly” ending form their comparative and superlative forms by adding the adverbs more or most in front of it.<br />
  9. 9. AFFIRMATION and NEGATION<br />Tell whether or not a fact is true<br />Negation Adverbs = Nowhere, Scarcely, Not, Never<br />Affirmation Adverbs = Yes, No<br />
  10. 10. Interrogative adverbs<br />Answers the questions<br />How? Where did you put my book?<br />Where? When did you visit grandma?<br />Why? Why did you fail that last exam?<br />When? How did you work that problem?<br />
  11. 11. Adverbs VS. nouns<br />Nouns (Direct objects) answer the question WHAT? or WHO?<br />He bought some vegetables. (answers What?)<br />She visits Devin. (answers Who?)<br />Adverbs answer the question HOW?, WHERE?, WHY?, and WHEN?<br />He went home. (answers Where?)<br />I left last week. (answers When?)<br />
  12. 12. Need more adverb practice?<br />HUGE ADVERB LIST<br />COMMON ADVERB LIST<br />uOttowa Grammar <br />Owl Grammar<br />

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