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Adjectives & Adverbs Art & Language
An adjective describes or modifies a noun or a pronoun. –Adds info about what kind, which one, or how many –Describes how things look, smell, feel, taste, sound Adj: This girl is very quiet. She is a good dancer.
An adverb describes or modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. –Answers info about; How? When? Where? How often? How sure?. –Often ends in –ly. Adv: She often sneaks out of the house quietly. She dances well.
We can make adverbs by adding –ly to many adjectives. Sometimes the spelling of the adjective changes before –ly is added. AdjectiveAdverb quickquickly accurateaccurately dangerousdangerously safesafely wonderfulwonderfully carefulcarefully gentlegently noisynoisily easyeasily
IRREGULAR ADVERBS AdjectiveAdverb goodWell Fast Hard Early late
Adj. & Adv. With Same Form Some adjectives and adverbs have the same form. –early, far, angry, fast, hard, high, late, often, past, right, soon.
The only way to distinguish them is to identify what they modify. –Adj: The fast car drove around the curve. –Adv: The car drove fast around the curve.
Irregular Adjectives & Adverbs Four common adjectives & adverbs have irregular forms: good, well, bad, badly. Good vs. Well –Good is an adjective, so use it to describe a noun or pronoun. She has a good job.
–Well is an adverb, so use it to describe a verb or an adjective. She writes well. –(Well can also be used as an adjective when it is describing someone’s health.) I am not well today. (adjective) She does not feel well. (adverb)
Irregular Adjectives & Adverbs Bad vs. Badly –Bad is an adjective, so use it to describe a noun or pronoun. She has a bad reputation. –Badly is an adverb, so use it to describe a verb or an adjective. He behaved badly in school today.
II. Choose the word that best fits each sentence. 1. My father arrived ___ yesterday afternoon. a) late b) lately 2. I had a ___ time doing my homework last night. a) hard b) hardly 3. He entered the room ___ since the baby was sleeping. a) quiet b) quietly
4. She shouted ___ at him. a) angry b) angrily 5. He is a __________ worker a) careless b) carelessly 6. Why are you ___? a) angry b) angrily 7. You are always so ___, come on! a) slow b) slowly