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1AdverbsAn adverb is a word that modifies a verb, adjective or another adverb.An adverb answers one of the following questions about the word it modifies:
2Adverbs How? When? Where? To what extent? Many adverbs are formed by adding –ly to an adjective.(weak + -ly = weakly)
3Adverbs Common Adverbs afterward forth near almost hard never already here nextalso instead notback late noweven long often
4Adverbs Common Adverbs (cont.) far low slow fast more soon still straight thenthere today tomorrowtoo well yesterdayyet
5ConjunctionsA conjunction connects words or groups of words. There are 3 types of conjunction.Coordinating Conjunction: connect ideas of equal importance (Always 1 word)Ex. and, but, or, nor, for, so, yet
6Conjunctions Examples: Did the Italians or the Chinese invent pasta? (connecting what?)Simon overslept and missed soccer practice.(connect what?)
7Conjunctions2. Correlative Conjunction: like coordinating conjunctions, correlative conjunctions join similar words or groups of words; however, these conjunctions are always used in pairs.
8ConjunctionsEx. Both…and, neither…nor, whether…or, either…or, not only…but alsoExamples:Both oak and walnut are used to make furniture.Not only did Rosa win, but she also broke her record.
9Conjunctions Correlative Conjunction Examples (cont.) The coach debated whether to kick or to run.
10Conjunctions3. Subordinating Conjunction: begins a clause that cannot stand alone and joins it to a clause that can stand alone.Ex: after, although, as, as if, as though, because, before, even though, if, in order that, provided, since, so that, than, unless, until
11Conjunctions Subordinating Conjunction Examples (cont.) when, where, whereas, whileExamples:The fans were quiet while the golfer putted.Although I prefer peaches, I also like strawberries.