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 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)