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What is an Adverb?

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  1. 1. ADVERBS
  2. 2. What is an adverb? <ul><li>An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Types of Adverbs <ul><li>Where: There, Here Outside, Inside, Away </li></ul><ul><li>When: Now, Then, Later, Immediately, Yesterday </li></ul><ul><li>How: Quickly, Slowly, Stupidly, Gracefully, Effortlessly </li></ul><ul><li>How Often or How Long: Frequently, Never Twice </li></ul><ul><li>How Much: Hardly, Extremely, Minimally, Greatly </li></ul>
  4. 4. Examples of Adverbs <ul><li>He pounded the drums hard . </li></ul><ul><li>I flew high in the sky. </li></ul><ul><li>Sit close to me. </li></ul><ul><li>She dived deep into the water. </li></ul><ul><li>He’s not cheating; he not playing fair . </li></ul><ul><li>The teacher said I spelled It right . </li></ul><ul><li>I slept late this morning. </li></ul><ul><li>Go straight to your room. </li></ul><ul><li>*Adverbs in Blue </li></ul>
  5. 5. References <ul><li>Elliot, R. (1997). Painless Grammer . Hauppauge, NY: Barron’s Educational Series. </li></ul><ul><li>Enlich, E.H. (2000). Schaum’s Outline of Theory and Problems of English Grammar . New York, NY: McGraw- Hill. </li></ul><ul><li>Strong, W. (2000). English Matters . Danbury, CT: Grolier Educational. </li></ul>