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Aaverb phrase nawal al shehry-0879066

  1. 1. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />1<br />Adverb Phrase<br /> By<br />Nawal Ahmad Al-Shehri<br /> ID:0879066<br /> Syntax 334 Lane<br />
  2. 2. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />2<br />The Adverb Phrase:<br />•The adverb phrase consists of adverb preceded optionally by a degree adverb.<br />•It consists of one word or more than one word.<br />•Adverbs often add information in relation to circumstances of manner , time or place.<br />•many adverbs end in –ly but not all adverbs.<br />e.g. he speaks loudly she walks fast<br />
  3. 3. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />3<br />The Rule:<br />AdvP (deg) + Adv<br />•degree adverbs include words like quite, too, highly, extremely ,less , rather and so on.<br />•An adverb is said to modify a verb , so a degree adverb is said to modify or limit the sense of an adverb.<br />
  4. 4. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />4<br />e.g.<br />Huda walks very fast<br />S<br /> NP VP<br /> N V AdvP<br /> Deg Adv<br /> Huda walks very fast<br />S P Adverbial<br />
  5. 5. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />5<br />•Adverb phrases are not only modify verbs but adjectives and whole sentences too.<br />•Sentence adverbs can appear in a range of sentence positions and often express an attitude or evaluation.<br />•They include words like frankly , certainly , actually , perhaps ,and unfortunately.<br />
  6. 6. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />6<br />e.g.<br />Unfortunately, he travelled <br /> S<br />AdvP NP VP<br /> Adv Pro V<br /> unfortunately he travelled<br />Adverbial S P<br />
  7. 7. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />7<br />e.g.<br />He unfortunately travelled<br /> S<br /> NP AdvP VP<br /> Pro Adv V<br /> he unfortunately travelled<br />S Adverbial P <br />
  8. 8. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />8<br />e.g.<br />He travelled unfortunately <br /> S<br /> NP VP AdvP<br /> Pro V Adv<br /> he travelled unfortunately<br />S P Adverbial<br />
  9. 9. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />9<br />So, sentence adverbs modify the whole sentence and can appear in more than <br />one position.<br />
  10. 10. Nawal Al-Shehri<br />10<br />Thank<br />You<br />

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