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Parts of Speech - Adverbs Parts of Speech - Adverbs Presentation Transcript

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