Adverbs of manner

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Adverbs of manner

  1. 1. ADVERBS OF MANNER<br />
  2. 2. Weuse<br />adverbs of mannerto describe howsomethinghappens.<br />“He eatsveryhealthily.”<br /> “John writesquickly.”<br /> “Oldpeopleusually drive slowly.”<br />
  3. 3. Weusuallyformadverbs of mannerbyadding–lytotheadjective.<br />bad - badly<br />careful - carefully<br />
  4. 4. Iftheadjectiveends in –e , take offthe–e.<br />gentle – gently<br />simple – simply<br />reasonable - reasonably<br />
  5. 5. Iftheadjectiveends in –y, weusuallychangethe–yto–i.<br />angry – angrily<br />easy – easily<br />happy – happily<br />healthy – healthily<br />heavily – heavily<br />noisy – nosily<br />busy – busily<br />butshy - shyly<br />
  6. 6. Iftheadjectivesends in –ic, weadd–ally.<br />dramatic – dramatically<br />tragic – tragically<br />
  7. 7. Someadjectivesend in –ly:<br />friendly, lonely, lovely, silly, ugly, deadly, lively …<br />Wedon’tadd–lytomaketheadverb. We use: in a ... way / manner<br /> “He wastalkingin a sillyway.”<br /> “Theydanced in a livelymanner.”<br />
  8. 8. Someadverbs are thesame as theadjectives:<br />early<br />fast<br />hard<br />high<br /> late<br />low<br />right<br />wrong<br />
  9. 9. well is the adverb from good<br /> “Sleep well.”<br /> “He plays football well.”<br />well can also be an adjective. It means healthy.<br /> “My teacher was not at school today. He is not well.”<br />
  10. 10. Adverbs of manner can come before or after a verb. <br /> “He drove carefully because the weather was bad.<br /> “She quietly went upstairs.” <br />But they must come after an object if there is one.<br />“You speak English well.”<br />“You speak well English.”<br />
  11. 11. When a sentenceconsists of <br />verb + preposition + object<br />we can puttheadverbbeforetheprepositionoraftertheobject.<br /> “Shelistenedto me carefully.”<br /> “Shelistenedcarefullyto me.”<br />
  12. 12. Whenwe use a passiveform, theadverbgoesbeforethepastparticiple.<br />“He wasbadlyinjured.”<br />“The CD wasslightlydamaged in the post butstillworked.”<br />

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