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Adverbs

  1. 1. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345
  2. 2. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Hail Mary full of grace the lord is with you. Blessed are you among women and blessed is the fruit of your womb Jesus. Holy Mary mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. AMEN. Mama Mary, lead us to Jesus…
  3. 3. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 EDR2009-2010
  4. 4. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Objectives At the end of the lesson, the students should be able to: a) define ADVERBS; b) identify and differentiate the classifications of adverbs; c) answer the given exercises. EDR2009-2010
  5. 5. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 EDR2009-2010
  6. 6. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 English Plus
  7. 7. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Definition• An adverb is a part of speech that describes or modifies a verb, an adjective, another adverb, clause, or sentence. • Adverbs answer the questions "How?", "When?", "Where?", "Why?", "In what way?", "How much?", "How often?", "Under what condition", "To what degree?" EDR2009-2010
  8. 8. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs as Modifiers An adverb modifies a verb • He walked quickly. ('quickly' modifies verb 'walked') • I accepted new task willingly. ('willingly' modifies verb 'accepted') • Mike snored melodically. ('melodically' modifies verb 'snored') EDR2009-2010
  9. 9. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs as Modifiers An adverb modifies an adjective • They were really unhappy. ('really' modifies adjective 'unhappy') • My brother is completely fearless. ('completely' modifies adjective 'fearless') • I know she is very careful. ('very' modifies adjective 'careful') EDR2009-2010
  10. 10. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs as Modifiers An adverb modifies an adverb • He is almost always hungry. ('almost' modifies adverb 'hungry') • John plays tennis very well. ('very' modifies adverb 'well') • You never can work too carefully. ('too' modifies adverb 'carefully') EDR2009-2010
  11. 11. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs as Modifiers An adverb modifies a clause • Perhaps you are correct, but not at first glance. ('perhaps' modifies clause 'you are correct') • Surely he will be on time, but I hope not. ('surely' modifies clause 'he will be on time') EDR2009-2010
  12. 12. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs as Modifiers An adverb modifies a sentence • Suddenly, she went home. ('suddenly' modifies a whole sentence) • Finally, he will be on time. ('finally' modifies a whole sentence) • Today, we can take a vacation.('today' modifies a whole sentence) EDR2009-2010
  13. 13. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 EDR2009-2010
  14. 14. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 • from an adjective • careful - carefully • beautiful - beautifully • fitting - fittingly • from a present participle • willing - willingly • glowing - glowingly • surprising - surprisingly • from a past participle • assured - assuredly • affected - affectedly EDR2009-2010
  15. 15. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 • horrible - horribly • terrible - terribly EDR2009-2010
  16. 16. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 • happy - happily • lucky - luckily EDR2009-2010
  17. 17. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 • economic - economically • ironic - ironically EDR2009-2010
  18. 18. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Positions of an Adverb Adverbs can be placed anywhere in a sentence. • At the front (prior to the subject). – Today we will study adverbs. • At the center of the sentence (between the subject and the verb). – He seldom goes to movies. • At the end of the sentence. – I learn English slowly. EDR2009-2010
  19. 19. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 EDR2009-2010
  20. 20. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs of manner - answer the question How? • I watch them closely. • I play well. • I walk carefully. List: cheerfully, fast, quickly, slowly, inadequately, healthy EDR2009-2010
  21. 21. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs of time - answer the question When? • He has not played chess recently. • I arrive late for most appointments. • Lately, I have had many sleepless nights. List: early, never, now, often, soon, then, today, tomorrow EDR2009-2010
  22. 22. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs of place (location, direction) - answer the question Where? • I walked downstairs. • Have you ever gone there? • I will meet you outside. List: above, away, below, down, here, inside, there, up EDR2009-2010
  23. 23. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs of degree - answer the question How much? • He is totally prepared for his birthday. • I am too tired to play tennis tonight. • He is completely tired from the journey. List: almost, entirely, little, much, rather, very, too EDR2009-2010
  24. 24. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Adverbs of frequency - answer the question How often? • He rarely goes by himself. • She constantly finishes her job first. List: always, never, usually, frequently, sometimes, occasionally EDR2009-2010
  25. 25. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Exercises1. Give it back, now! 2. The president spoke well today. 3. Erika has never seen snow. 4. Everybody worked hard. It was a hard work. 5. Be extremely good and life will be very boring. 6. Peter sang his song very quietly. EDR2009-2010
  26. 26. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Exercises7. They whispered softly. 8. The deer runs very gracefully. 9. The house was impressively tall. 10. Mike walked quickly towards the door. 11. Finally, Mark quietly went home. 12. The cat ran incredibly quickly. EDR2009-2010
  27. 27. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Answers • Give it back, now! - Time • The president spoke well today. -Manner & Time • Erika has never seen snow. -Time • Everybody worked hard. -Manner • Be extremely good and life will be very boring. -Degree • Peter sang his song very quietly. -Degree & Manner EDR2009-2010
  28. 28. GREEN FIEND GREENFIEND1234 Sample Street, Anytown, St. 12345 Answers • They whispered softly. -Manner • The deer runs very gracefully. -Degree & Manner • The house was impressively tall. -Manner • Mike walked quickly towards the door. -Manner • Finally, Mark quietly went home. -Time & Manner • The cat ran incredibly quickly. -Manner & Manner EDR2009-2010

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