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Adverbs&adjectives ready lecture

Adverbs&adjectives ready lecture






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    • Adjectives and Adverbs .The modifiers
    • DefinitionsAdjectives: Adverbs: An Adjective is a  An Adverb is a word word that modifies a that modifies a verb, noun or a pronoun. an adjective, and It may point out, another adverb by describe, add or limit making its meaning the meaning of a more specific. noun or a pronoun by making it more specific.
    • Examples: Saucer slipped to  Drive carefully. landing. The huge, shiny,  Some drivers are silvery saucer very careful. slipped slowly, silently to a soft landing.  Drive especially carefully on wet roads.
    • :FunctionsAdjectives: Adverbs: An Adjective usually  Adverb modifies a answers one of verb. these questions:  Adverb modifies an What kind of? adjectives. Which?  Adverb modifies How many? another adverb. How?
    • Examples: The huge, shiny, silvery  Drive carefully. saucer slipped slowly, silently to a soft landing.  Some drivers are very What kind of___ the careful. huge, shiny Which____ slivery  Drive especially How many___ one carefully on wet roads. How_____ slowly, silently and softly.
    • :Types of Adjectives Articles--- a, an, the. Demonstrative adjectives--- this, that, these, those. Distributive adjective--- each, every, either.
    • :Types of Adjectives Interrogative adjective--- whose, what, which. Possessive Adjective--- my, our, his, her. Numerical Adjective--- six, sixth / twenty-four, twenty-fourth.
    • :Types of Adjectives Adjective of Quality--- honest, rich, new. Adjective of Quantity--- some, much, few. Proper Adjective---- Pakistani Dress, English pen
    • Types of Adverbs Adverb of manner---quickly, happily etc Adverb of place---here, there, up, down Adverb of time---late, ago, now, soon Adverb of frequency---often, twice, always
    • Types of Adverbs Adverb of certainty---surely, definitely, certainly Adverb of degree---very, fairly, rather Interrogative Adverb---When, Why, where Relative Adverb--- where-as, where-by
    • Degrees of ComparisonAdjectives Adverb Positive  PositiveClever GoodWeak Little Comparative  ComparativeCleverer BetterWeaker Less Superlative  SuperlativeCleverest Bestweakest Least
    • Adjective vs Adverb Generally adverbs differ from adjective in APPEARANCE. For example, patient and patiently. Adverbs usually end in -ly But NOT ALWAYS. For example, fast, well.
    • Formation of Adverbs from:Adjective By adding –ly to adjective Adjective ending in –y (pretty, merry) Adjective ending in –e (fortunate, simple) Adjective ending in –ic and –ical (basic, geographical ) Adjective ending in –able (terrible, impossible)
    • !I think its enough