Alguns adjetivos e advérbios têm a mesma forma. Os mais comuns são: fasthardlatefinelow highearlystraightlong
Observação 1 Hard (advérbio) significa arduamente, muito, intensamente The principal works hard. (trabalha muito) Hardly (advérbio) significa quase não, quase nunca, raramente Exemplos: Her son hardly studies. (quase não estuda)
Late (advérbio) significa tarde Lately (advérbio) significa ultimamente Observação 2 Exemplos: She usually comes home late. (chega tarde) My sister hasn’t studied lately. (não tem estudado ultimamente)
Adverbs of manner - position Após o verbo ou após o complemento ou objeto. Exemplos: The police officer came silently. (o advérbio veio após o verbo) The police officer opened the door quietly. (o advérbio veio após o objeto)
Adverbs of place - position Após o verbo ou após o complemento ou objeto. My uncle lives in Scotland. Those women studied English in Michigan. Exemplos: (o advérbio veio após o objeto) (o advérbio veio após o verbo)
Adverbs of time - position No final ou no início da sentença. Some friends went to Chicago last night. (no final) (no final) Yesterday I started the task. (no início) (no início) Exemplos:
Adverbs of frequency - position Antes do verbo principal ou após o verbo auxiliar (be, have, will, would, can, had etc) são eles: frequentlyalwaysoftennormally constantlyseldomnevergenerally hardlyoccasionallyusuallyrarelyever Exemplos: He is always trying to sing. She often goes to the movies on Fridays.
Observação 3 Quando existem vários advérbios na oração, a ordem é Exemplos: They danced very / slowly 1 / at the party 2 / yesterday 3 /. She sang / beautifully 1 / in Chicago 2 / last month 3 /. MaLeTaMaLeTaMaLeTaMaLeTa modo - lugar - tempo
Observação 4 Para os verbos de deslocamento (to go, to come, to arrive, to travel, to drive, to fly...) a ordem é Exemplos: She went to / Rome 1 / by train 2 / last week 3 /. Paul arrived from / Boston 1 / by plane 2 / last week 3 /. LiMiTeLiMiTeLiMiTeLiMiTe lugar - modo - tempo
Complete the following sentences by using adverbs correctly. 1.She is a wise woman. She makes decisions _______. 2.Paul is a different singer. He sings_______________. 3.Sally is a slow runner. She runs_______________. 4.Mr. Smith is a gentle professor. He teaches______________. 5.We are true warriors. We fight______________. wisely differently slowly gently truly
6.You are a brave soldier. You act________________. 7.She is a patient mother. She listens_____________. 8.He is a good drawer. He draws_________. 9.John is a careful physician. He acts_______________. 10.She is a simple girl. She behaves________as if the world were a rose garden. bravely patiently well carefully simply
Put in the correct form of the adjective or adverb to complete these sentences. (whole) 1.Few women are__________jelous. (whole) (high) 2.Throw the ball as__________as you can. (high) (late) 3.We haven't read books _________. (late) (straight) 4.This street goes_________from the school to the post-office. (straight) (good) 5.Françoise speaks French _______. (good) (fast) 6.Don't run so__________. (fast) (late) 7.She never comes on time. She is always _______. (late) (good) 8.My brother swims ___________. (good) (hard) 9.He _______ adapt to a difficult situation. He is too stubborn! (hard) (hard) 10. God! It was a______day. (hard) wholly high lately straight well fast late well hardly hard
Put the adverbs in their correct position. (rarely) 1.He reads the newspaper. (rarely) ___________________________________ (quickly) 2.She opened the letter. (quickly) ___________________________________ (good) 3.The teacher explained. (good) ___________________________________ (often) 4.He makes the same mistake. (often) ___________________________________ (always) 5.George comes home late. (always) ___________________________________ rarely He rarely reads the newspaper. quickly She opened the letter quickly. well The teacher spoke well. often He often makes the same mistake. always George always comes home late.
(glad) 6.He ate that apple. (glad) _______________________________________ (slowly) 7.The two young men traveled. (slowly) _______________________________________ (seldom) 8.The dog barks. (seldom) _______________________________________ (well) 9.She plays the piano. (well) _______________________________________ (yesterday) 10.I saw André at the snack bar. (yesterday) ________________________________________ gladly He ate that apple gladly. slowly The two young men traveled slowly. seldom The dog seldom barks. well She plays the piano well. yesterday I saw André at the snack bar yesterday.
Insert the adverbs in parentheses in their correct place. 1.We will see you. (next week/in São Paulo) ______________________________________________________________________ (tomorrow/here) 2.Those people will meet you. (tomorrow/here) ______________________________________________________________________ 3.They invented a new bomb. (last year/in U.S.A.) ______________________________________________________________________ 4.The lecturer spoke. (last night/at school/brillantly) ______________________________________________________________________ 5.His brother died. (in Tokio/suddenly/in 1978) ______________________________________________________________________ 6.My daughter got married. (in the morning /yesterday/at ten o'clock) ______________________________________________________________________ 7.We go to the theatre. (usually) ______________________________________________________________________ in São Paulo 1 / next week 2 We will see you in São Paulo 1 / next week 2. here 1 / tomorrow 2 Those people will meet you here 1 / tomorrow 2. in U.S.A. 1 / last year 2 They invented a new bomb in U.S.A. 1 / last year 2. brillantly 1 /at school 2 / last night 3 The lecturer spoke brillantly 1 /at school 2 / last night 3. suddenly 1 /in Tokio 2 / in 1978 3 His brother died suddenly 1 /in Tokio 2 / in 1978 3. at ten o’clock 1 / in the morning 2 /yesterday 3 My daughter got married at ten o’clock 1 / in the morning 2 /yesterday 3. usually We usually go to the theatre on Saturdays.
8.That woman arrives.(late/always) ____________________________________________________________ 9.She danced.(yesterday/well/at the party) ____________________________________________________________ 10.She went.(at 10 o'clock/to school) ____________________________________________________________ 11.Those boys stayed.(all day/quietly/there) ____________________________________________________________ 12.Let's go.(tonight/to the movies) ____________________________________________________________ 13.I saw my relatives.(this morning/at the station/at 7 o'clock) ____________________________________________________________ 14.I met your sister. (last night /at that restaurant) ____________________________________________________________ alwayslate That woman always arrives late. well 1 /at the party 2 / yesterday 3 She danced well 1 /at the party 2 / yesterday 3. to school 1 /at ten o’clock 2 She went to school 1 /at ten o’clock 2. quietly 1 /there 2 / all day 3 Those boys stayed quietly 1 /there 2 / all day 3. to the movies 1 /tonight 2 Let’s go to the movies 1 /tonight 2. at the station 1 /at 7 o’clock 2 / this morning 3 I saw my relatives at the station 1 /at 7 o’clock 2 / this morning 3. at that restaurant 1 / last night 2 I met your sister at that restaurant 1 / last night 2.
Test 1 (Fuvest) (Fuvest) – Todas as alternativas abaixo trazem advérbios de freqüência exceto: a) seldom b) well c) never d) often e) rarely
Test 2 (Cefet - PR) (Cefet - PR) - Mark the sentence in which the adverb “Never” is in the correct position: a) Never I have seen such a strange behaviour. b) I never have seen such a strange behaviour. c) I have never seen such a strange behaviour. d) I have seen never such a strange behaviour. e) I have seen such a strange behaviour never.
(UFPR) (UFPR) - Assinale a(s) alternativa(s) correta(s): 01. Our teacher spoke to us in class very rudely yesterday morning. 02. Our teacher spoke to us very rudely in class yesterday morning. 04. Our teacher spoke to us very rudely this morning in class. 08. Yesterday morning, our teacher spoke to us in class very rudely. 16. Our teacher very rudely spoke to us yesterday morning in class. 32. Yesterday morning, our teacher spoke to us very rudely in class. Test 3
(Univ. Brasília - DF) (Univ. Brasília - DF) - Marque a correta: a) Mary always has been sad. b) Mary always walks to school. c) Mary always is sad. d) Mary wakes up always early. e) Mary wakes always up early. Test 4
(UEM) (UEM) - Assinale a(s) alternativa(s) correta(s): “Oh! yes”, said Mike with a sigh. It was love at the first sight. I still remember that look in her eyes when we met... 01. At two o’clock - in 1943 - on a Sunday - At the station 02. At the station - At two o’clock - on a Sunday - in 1943 04. on a Sunday - at two o’clock - in 1943 - at the station 08. At the station - on a Sunday - at two o’clock - in 1943 16. In 1943 - At two o’clock - at the station - on a Sunday Test 5