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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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