4 An adverb tells you more about a verb (doing word) It tells you where, when, or to what extent something happens or is done.
5 Many adverbs are made by adding –ly onto the end of an adjective. KindThe boy kindly carried the old lady’s bags.StrangeIt was strangely quiet in the village.
6 AdverbsAn adverb is a word that gives more information about a verb, an adjective or another adverb.Adverbs describe verbs, adjectives and adverbs in terms of such qualities as time, frequency and manner.
7 Most, but not all adverbs end in -ly as in slowly. But not all words that end in -ly are adverbs (ugly is an adjective, reply can be a noun or a verb).Many times an adjective can be made into an adverb by adding -ly as in nicely, quickly, completely, sincerely.Adverbs of time tell when something happens and adverbs of frequency tell how often something happens.
8 Adverbs can also tell you when something happens. Our friends arrived yesterday.The holidays will soon be over.
9 The Adverb How? When? Where? Modifies or describes Answers the questions:Modifies or describesa verb, an adjective,or another adverb.How?He ran quickly.When?She left yesterday.Where?We went there.It was too hot!To what degree or how much?
10 Kinds of Adverbs How? When? How often? Where? Interrogative Adverbs introduce questionsHow did you break your leg?How?When?When does your plane leave?How often do you run?How often?Where?Where did you put the mouse trap?
11 Below are some common adverbs of time and frequency which you should learn: Adverbs of FrequencyDo it now.I always do my homeworkI will see you then.We sometimes get confused.They will be here soon.He usually gets good grades.I can't meet you today.I never went skiing.Let's go tomorrow.She rarely eats a big breakfast.They told me yesterday.He was once on TV.Have you traveled recently?He saw the movie twice.
12 Types of Adverbs Another type of adverb are adverbs of place. Adverbs of place tell “where?” an action occurred.Example:Did you put your book there on the table?Where did you put your book? There. That means that there is an adverb. Remember that an adverb is a single-word modifier.
13 Types of AdverbsThe most common type of adverbs are adverbs of manner.Adverbs of manner tell “how?” or “in what manner?” an action has occurred.Many adverbs of manner end in the letters “ly.”Example:We walked slowly down the hall.(How did we walk? Slowly. That means “slowly” is an adverb of manner.)
14 Types of AdverbsAdverbs of degree are the hardest type of adverb to locate in a sentence.Adverbs of manner tell “how much?” or “to what degree?” something occurs.Adverbs of manner are often the ones that describe adjectives or other adverbs.Example:I am very tired.(To what degree am I tired? Very.We were too sleepy to continue the activity.(How much were we sleepy? Too. That means that “too”is an adverb of degree.)
15 Types of AdverbsThe final type of adverb are adverbs of affirmation and negation.The three adverbs of affirmation are:yes, indeed, undoubtedlyThe three adverbs of negation are:no, not, neverAnytime these words appear in sentences, they are adverbs.
16 Adverbs can describe adjectives The movie was really funny.The rather rich look appealed to everyone completely
17 Adverbs Describing Adjectives Some adverbs describe adjectives.Pretty is an adjective.You could say:quite prettyreally prettynot prettydefinitely prettyQuite, really, not, definitely – these are all adverbs because they describe the adjective pretty.
18 An adverb can modify another adverb We very nearly had an accident!The deer ran quite quickly back into the woods.
19 Now you can use adverbs to make your writing more interesting. Great!Now you can use adverbs to make your writing more interesting.