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1 AdverbsAn 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:
2 Adverbs How? When? Where? To what extent? Many adverbs are formed by adding –ly to an adjective.(weak + -ly = weakly)
3 Adverbs Common Adverbs afterward forth near almost hard never already here nextalso instead notback late noweven long often
4 Adverbs Common Adverbs (cont.) far low slow fast more soon still straight thenthere today tomorrowtoo well yesterdayyet
5 ConjunctionsA 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
6 Conjunctions Examples: Did the Italians or the Chinese invent pasta? (connecting what?)Simon overslept and missed soccer practice.(connect what?)
7 Conjunctions2. Correlative Conjunction: like coordinating conjunctions, correlative conjunctions join similar words or groups of words; however, these conjunctions are always used in pairs.
8 ConjunctionsEx. 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.
9 Conjunctions Correlative Conjunction Examples (cont.) The coach debated whether to kick or to run.
10 Conjunctions3. 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
11 Conjunctions Subordinating Conjunction Examples (cont.) when, where, whereas, whileExamples:The fans were quiet while the golfer putted.Although I prefer peaches, I also like strawberries.