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Chapter 8 Adverbs Comparative of Adverbs Agent Nouns If-Clauses
Adverbs slowly. carefully. sloppily. He worksfast. hard. well.
Adverbs Hes a careful driver. (adj.)(noun) (Adjective – describes a noun) He drives very carefully. (verb)(Adv) (Adverb – describes a verb) An adverb is a word that tells us more about a verb.
Adverbs An adverb is a word that tells us more about a verb. Examples: The man ran quickly. She moved slowly and spoke quietly. I watch them closely. I play well. I walk carefully.
Adverb The verb is ran. Now, HOW did Jason run? He ran quickly. The word quickly tells us HOW Jason ran. Quickly MODIFIES the verb. In this sentence, then, quickly is the adverb.
Agent Nouns Actorskier Dancerteacher Drivertranslator Painterworker Player Runner Singer
Page 72 A.I think hes a careless driver. B.I agree. He drives very carelessly. 1.A careful worker A.I think shes a careful worker. B.I agree. She works very carefully.
In class: Side by Side Page 72 #1-12
Comparative of Adverbs quicker. more quickly. more carefully. He should try to workmore accurately. faster. harder. better.
Page 73 A.Am I working fast enough? B.Actually, you should work faster. 1.Am I typing quickly enough? Actually, you should type more quickly.
In class: Side by Side Page 73 #1-6 Due tomorrow If talking, then due end of class
Page 74 A.Bob speaks very quickly. B.Youre right. He should try to speak slower. 1.Timothy types very slowly. Youre right. He should try to type faster.
In class: Work on page 74 #1-9 Due tomorrow
If - Clauses IIll wewell youfeelyoull Iftheybetter, theyllgo to work. hehell shefeelsshell ititll
If - Clauses ImIll werewell youreyoull Iftheyre tired,theyllgo to sleep early. heshell shesshell itsitll
If________ will_______ Page 76 What are they going to name their new baby? If they have a boy, theyll name him Jordan. If they have a girl, theyll name her Taylor. 1. How are you going to get to school tomorrow? If it rains, Ill ____________________. If its sunny, Ill __________________.
In class: Page 76 #1-4 How About You? #1-3 Due tomorrow If talking, due end of class If done early, go ahead and work on page 77
If ________ might________ Example: If you drive fast, you might have an accident. If you sleep too long, you might be more tired. If you dont study, you might not do well on your test. 1.Eat so quickly get a stomachache. If you eat so quickly, you might get a stomachache.
In class: Work on page 77 #1-9
Review What is Adjectives? What is Adverbs? What is Comparative of Adverbs? Examples: Careful worker Beautiful person Examples: Drives carelessly Reads carefully Runs beautifully Examples: Work faster Paint more carefully
In class: Side by Side Page 78 –Which Word is Correct? #1-5 –How About You? #1-4
Superstitions Many people believe that youll have GOOD luck... –If you find a four-leaf clover, –If you find a horseshoe, –If you give a new pair of shoes to a poor person, youll have good luck.
Superstitions Many people believe that youll have BAD luck... –If a black cat walks in front of you, –If you walk under a ladder, –If you open an umbrella in your home, –If you put your shoes on a table, youll have bad luck.
More superstitions: If your right eye itches, youll laugh soon. If you left eye itches, youll cry soon. If your right ear itches, somebody is saying good things about you. If your left ear itches, something is saying bad things about you. If a knife falls, a man will visit you soon. If a fork falls, a woman will visit soon. If a spoon falls, a baby will visit soon. If you break a mirror, youll have bad luck for seven year.
I have a few... If a coyote walks across the street in front of you, youll have bad luck for seven years.
Do you know any superstitions? Share them with others in your class.
In class: Side by Side Write 2 superstitions (see examples on page 79) Catch up any behind assignments Work on Job Application