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This presentation is about what adverbs do and how they are used in sentences.

This presentation is about what adverbs do and how they are used in sentences.


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  • 1. A dverbs
  • 2. E xamples
    • The man spoke quietly .
    • They started the race slowly .
    • Fortunately nothing was stolen.
  • 3. U se
    • A dverbs describe a verb , an
    • adjective , another adverb , or a whole
    • situation .
  • 4. U se
    • A verb
    • Examples:
    • The race started slowly . (Slowly describes how the race started.)
    • They talked quietly about the match. (Quietly describes how they talked.)
  • 5. U se
    • A n adjective
    • Examples:
    • The plate was really hot. (Really describes how hot the plate was.)
    • The food tasted surprisingly good. (Surprisingly describes how good the food tasted.)
  • 6. U se
    • A n adverb
    • Examples:
    • The race started really slowly. (Really describes how slowly the race started.)
    • They talked very quietly about the match. (Very describes how quietly they talked.)
  • 7. U se
    • W hole situations
    • Examples:
    • Fortunately nothing was stolen. (Fortunately describes how fortunate it was that nothing was stolen.)
    • Perhaps Sarah is working late. (Perhaps describes how likely it is that Sarah is working late.)
  • 8. U se
    • T he -ly ending.
    • We often form an adverb from an adjective + ly .
    • Examples:
    • polite -> politely
    • quick -> quickly
    • safe -> safely
  • 9. U se
    • S pecial Spelling Rules
    • We do not leave out e
    • Example: nice -> nicely
    • y -> ily after a consonant
    • Example: easy -> easily
    • le -> ly
    • Example: possible -> possibly
    • ic -> ically
    • Example: dramatic -> dramatically
    • Note : There are some exceptions to these rules.
  • 10. U se
    • E xceptions (1)
    • Some adjective already end in -ly. In those cases we use way or manner to make an adverb.
    • Example:
    • Friendly -> He spoke to us in a friendly manner .
    • Silly-> They looked at us in a silly way.
  • 11. U se
    • E xceptions (2)
    • Some words can be used as an adjective and an adverb.
    • Example:
    • We did some hard work. (adjective)
    • We worked hard . (adverb)
  • 12. U se
    • E xceptions (3)
    • There a some pairs of adverbs that have different meanings.
    • Examples:
    • I tied hard , but didn’t succeed.
    • I have got hardly any money left. (Hardly means almost none.)
  • 13. U se
    • E xceptions (4)
    • Sometimes adjectives have an adverb that is a completely different word.
    • Example:
    • Natasha is a good pianist. (adjective)
    • She plays the piano very well . (adverb)
  • 14. U se
    • E xceptions (5)
    • There are some adverbs that don’t end in ly .
    • Example:
    • Perhaps Sarah is working late
    • Maybe he is not going to show up at all
  • 15. T he C omparison of A dverbs
    • S ome adverbs have the same form as an adjective. They also get er and est
    • Example:
    • earlier , faster , harder , higher
    • M any adverbs are an adjective + ly. When used in a comparison we use more and most ( or less and least ).
    • Example:
    • We could do this more easily with a computer.
    • He planned his tactics most carefully .
  • 16. T he C omparison of A dverbs (2)
    • S ome adverbs have their own form .
    • Example:
    • well-better-best
    • badly-worse-worst
    • far-farther-farthest
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