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Adverbs: Functions, Types, Placement, and Meaning<br />Part VII: Adverbs<br />
UnitOverview<br />In thisunit, particular emphasisisgivento:<br />Sentenceorviewpointadverbs (actually, clearly, hopefully...
Background Notes<br />Call-in radio and TV programs are very popular in theUnitedStates and oftengivelistenersorviewersthe...
Vocabulary<br />Controversial: causing a lot of disagreement, becausemanypeoplehavestrongopinionsaboutthesubjectbeingdiscu...
Vocabulary<br />Adopt: toformallyapprove a proposal, especiallybyvoting.<br />Vaccine: a substancewhichcontains a weakform...
Vocabulary<br />Militaryrecruiter: someonewhofinds new peopletojointhemilitary.<br />Cloning: makinganexactcopy of a plant...
ComprehensionQuestions<br />Whatis Mike Burns’sopinion of themilitary in general?<br />Serviceshouldbevoluntary. A lot of ...
ComprehensionQuestions<br />Whatdoes Sarah Lopezthinkaboutvoluntarymilitaryservice?<br />Shethinksmilitaryserviceshouldber...
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11 Grade Adverbs Functions, Types, Placement, And Meaning

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11 Grade Adverbs Functions, Types, Placement, And Meaning

  1. 1. Adverbs: Functions, Types, Placement, and Meaning<br />Part VII: Adverbs<br />
  2. 2. UnitOverview<br />In thisunit, particular emphasisisgivento:<br />Sentenceorviewpointadverbs (actually, clearly, hopefully)<br />Focusadverbs: Changingthe position of a focusadverboftenchangesthemeaning of a sentence (Onlyteenagers can attend. Teenagers can onlyattend.).<br />Negative and otheradverbsrequiringinversion (Rarely do peoplemake a career of themilitary.)<br />
  3. 3. Background Notes<br />Call-in radio and TV programs are very popular in theUnitedStates and oftengivelistenersorviewersthe chance toexpressopinionson controversial issues. In thereading, thetheme of discussingdivisivetopicsfocusesonmilitaryservice; in particular, thereading explores questionsconcerningthedraft (thesystem in whichpeoplemustjointhemilitary) and women in themilitary and in combat.<br />
  4. 4. Vocabulary<br />Controversial: causing a lot of disagreement, becausemanypeoplehavestrongopinionsaboutthesubjectbeingdiscussed.<br />Voluntary: done willingly, withoutbeingforcedorwithoutbeingpaid.<br />Combat: organizedfighting, especially in a war.<br />Stereotype: an idea of what a particular group of peopleislikethatmanypeoplehave, especiallyonethatiswrongorunfair.<br />Spirited: havingenergy and determinationorshowinghisquality.<br />
  5. 5. Vocabulary<br />Adopt: toformallyapprove a proposal, especiallybyvoting.<br />Vaccine: a substancewhichcontains a weakform of the bacteria or virus that causes a disease and isusedtoprotectpeoplefromthatdisease.<br />Gambling: thepractice of riskingmoneyorpossessionsbecauseyoumightwin a lot more if a cardgame, race, etc. has theresultyouwant.<br />Lottery: a gameusedtomakemoneyfor a stateor a charity in whichpeoplebuynumbered tickets, so thatiftheirnumberispickedby chance, theywinmoneyor a prize.<br />Dam: a specialwallbuiltacross a river, stream, etc. to stop thewaterfromflowing.<br />
  6. 6. Vocabulary<br />Militaryrecruiter: someonewhofinds new peopletojointhemilitary.<br />Cloning: makinganexactcopy of a plantor animal bytaking a cellfromit and developingitartificially.<br />Stomp: towalkwith heavy stepsortoputyourfootdownveryhard, especiallybecauseyou are angry.<br />Roamaround: togoaroundwith no clearpurposeordirection.<br />
  7. 7. ComprehensionQuestions<br />Whatis Mike Burns’sopinion of themilitary in general?<br />Serviceshouldbevoluntary. A lot of evilthingshavebeen done bymilitaryforces. Maybeweshouldn’tevenhavethem.<br />Does Burns thinkthatwomen are tooweaktoserve?<br />No, he doesn’tthinkfightingisfeminine.<br />
  8. 8. ComprehensionQuestions<br />Whatdoes Sarah Lopezthinkaboutvoluntarymilitaryservice?<br />Shethinksmilitaryserviceshouldberequired.<br />WhatisLopez’sreasonforsupportingrequiredmilitaryservice?<br />It’stheonlywaytoensurefairtreatmentforall.<br />Does Sarah Lopezbelievethatcombatisfeminine?<br />Yes.<br />

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