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  • 1. ADVERB •An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, and adjective, or another adverb.
  • 2. Examples ◦ An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, and adjective, or another adverb. ◦ Explorers eagerly chase adventure. ◦ Some explorers visit amazingly beautiful places. ◦ Others quite bravely explore the unknownspace.
  • 3. Example It is tiring to run quickly.  His brother laughs loudly.  The sun shone brightly.  The captain went boldly.  The farmer worked hard.  The minister spoke well. 
  • 4. Kinds of Adverb  Adverbs of Manner  Adverbs of Manner tell us the manner or way in which something happens. They answer the question "how?". Adverbs of Manner mainly modify verbs.  He speaks slowly. (How does he speak?) They helped us cheerfully. (How did they help us?) James Bond drives his cars fast. (How does James Bond drive his cars?)     
  • 5. Adverbs of Place  Adverbs of Place tell us the place where something happens. They answer the question "where?". Adverbs of Place mainly modify verbs.        Please sit here. (Where should I sit?) They looked everywhere. (Where did they look?) Two cars were parked outside. (Where were two cars parked?)
  • 6. Adverbs of Time  Adverbs of Time tell us something about the time that something happens. Adverbs of Time mainly modify verbs.  They can answer the question "when?":  He came yesterday.  (When did he come?)  I want it now.  (When do I want it?)   Or they can answer the question "how often?": They deliver the newspaper daily.  (How often do they deliver the newspaper?)  We sometimes watch a movie.  (How often do we watch a movie?) 
  • 7.         Adverbs 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. She entirely agrees with him. (How much does she agree with him?) Mary is very beautiful. (To what degree is Mary beautiful? How beautiful is Mary?) He drove quite dangerously. (To what degree did he drive dangerously? How dangerously did he drive?)
  • 8. Let’s Practice! Complete the sentences with the correct forms of the word in parentheses, and say whether they are adjectives or adverbs. (slow) Tom is ___________. He works __________. Tom is slow. (Adj.) He works slowly. (Adv.)
  • 9. Let’s Practice! Complete the sentences with the correct forms of the word in parentheses, and say whether they are adjectives or adverbs. (careful) Sue is a ___________ girl. She __________ climbed up the ladder. Sue is a careful girl. (Adj.) She carefully climbed up the ladder. (Adv.)
  • 10. Let’s Practice! Complete the sentences with the correct forms of the word in parentheses, and say whether they are adjectives or adverbs. (awful) It’s ___________ cold today. The wind is __________ . It’s awfully cold today. (Adv.) The wind is awful. (Adj.)
  • 11. Let’s Practice! Complete the sentences with the correct forms of the word in parentheses, and say whether they are adjectives or adverbs. (easy) They learn English ___________ . They think English is __________ language. They learn English easily. (Adv.) They think English is an easy language. (Adj.)
  • 12. Let’s Practice! Complete the sentences with the correct forms of the word in parentheses, and say whether they are adjectives or adverbs. (good) Max is a ___________ singer. He sings __________. Max is a good singer. (Adj.) He sings well. (Adv.)
  • 13. Let’s Practice! Identify the adverbs in the sentences. Remember: adverbs answer –who, when, -where, and –to what extent. Paige jumped up and rudely pushed her sister. rudely
  • 14. Let’s Practice! Identify the adverbs in the sentences. Remember: adverbs answer –who, when, -where, and –to what extent. Rarely did Christian go to company meetings. rarely
  • 15. Let’s Practice! Identify the adverbs in the sentences. Remember: adverbs answer –who, when, -where, and –to what extent. The writer became terribly annoyed by her neighbor’s extremely loud music. terribly, extremely
  • 16. Let’s Practice! Identify the adverbs in the sentences. Remember: adverbs answer –who, when, -where, and –to what extent. We will be eating lunch outside so that we can enjoy the splendid weather. outside
  • 17. Let’s Practice! Identify the adverbs in the sentences. Remember: adverbs answer –who, when, -where, and –to what extent. I always brush my teeth before bed. always
  • 18. Let’s Practice! Identify the adverbs in the sentences. Remember: adverbs answer –who, when, -where, and –to what extent. After the very late show, I dragged myself wearily to bed. very, wearily
  • 19. Answer keys :D  Answer Key:  I-  1. quickly  2. excitedly  3. carelessly  4. finally  5. slowly  6. easily  7. suddenly  8. loudly  9. well  10. beautifully  II-  1. quickly  2. quiet  3. happily  4. beautifully  5. well6. loudly  7. careful  8. good  9. angrily  10. completely

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