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  1. 1. Adverbs and adverb phrase<br />By <br />Khadra Al- Beshi<br />
  2. 2. Adverbs : often add information in relation to circumstances of manner ,time or place , they answer the questions as How ? when? where ? … For Example:<br />Ken snores loudly <br />Loudly is Adv and it is called Circumstance Adverb ,it modify the verb snores <br />
  3. 3. The Adv P Rules : <br /> Adv P ( deg ) + adv <br /> Function : A<br />
  4. 4. Adverb phrase (Adv P): it can be one or more constituent .<br />-ken snores loudly adv p<br />-ken snores very loudly adv p<br />In this case , loudly is the circumstance adverb and very is a degree adverb (deg) <br />
  5. 5. Degree adverb , tell us what degree something is done , it modify or limit the sense of an adverb . <br />Itincludes words like quite , too , highly …<br />
  6. 6. The Tree Diagram : <br /> S <br /> NP VP <br /> N V Adv p <br /> deg adv <br /> Ken snores very loudly <br /> Adv P (deg ) + Adv <br />
  7. 7. Adverb Phrase not only modify the verbs but a whole sentence and adjective too .<br />-sentence adverbs: can a pear in range of sentence positions and often express an attitude or evaluation . For Example :<br /> - Unfortunately , the cat killed the mouse <br /> - The cat unfortunately killed the mouse <br /> - The cat killed the mouse , unfortunately <br />
  8. 8. The tree diagram would look like the following : <br /> S<br /> Adv P NP VP <br />Det N V NP <br />Det N <br /> unfortunately the cat killed the mouse <br />
  9. 9. The Adv P node is immediately dominated by the S node as the example above .<br />Also, adverbs can modify the adjectives : <br /> - the disgustingly fat dog … AP<br />Adv PA <br />Adv <br />disgustinglyfat <br />
  10. 10. The Adv P function as adverbial :<br /> Ken snores very loudly <br /> S P Adv <br /> Rules to remember : Adverb Phrase (Adv P):<br />Adv P (deg ) + Adv <br />Function : A<br />
  11. 11. Thankyou <br />

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