2 What are Adverbs?Adverbs are modifiers and can modify verbs, adjectives or other adverbs.Adverbs tell us in what way someone does something.
3 Adjective vs. Adverbs Mandy is a driver. Mandy drives. Mandy is a careful driver.Mandy drives carefully.nounverbThis sentence is about Mandy, the driver, so it uses the adjective CAREFUL to describe her.This sentence is about her way of driving, so uses the adverb Carefully to modify the verb drives.
4 Adverbs: how to form them? Adverbs are formed adding -ly to adjectives.Tip: Not all words ending in -ly are adverbs.adjectives ending in -ly:friendly, silly, lonely, uglynouns, ending in -ly:ally, bully, Italy, melancholyverbs, ending in -ly:apply, rely, supplyThere is no adverb for an adjective ending in -ly.
5 Adverbs: how to form them? The following adjectives and adverbs have the same form:The following adverbs are not derived from adjectives:
6 Adverbs: how to form them? The following adverbs have two form:
8 Let´s practice: Form the Adverbs from the following adjectives: PerfectQuietCarefulRegularNiceTerribleHeavyGoodHardFantasticPerfectlyQuietlyCarefullyRegularlyNicelyTerriblyHeavilyWellHardFantastically
9 Types of adverbs1) Adverbs of manner quickly kindly 2) Adverbs of degree very rather 3) Adverbs of frequency often sometimes4) Adverbs of time now today5) Adverbs of place here nowhere
10 The position of adverbs in sentences we never put an adverb between the verb and the object.The three main positions are:1) Adverb at the beginning of a sentenceUnfortunately, we could not see Mount Snowdon.2) Adverb in the middle of a sentenceThe children often ride their bikes.3) Adverb at the end of a sentenceAndy reads a comic every afternoon.The Object is found asking What after the verb:Could not see What?Rides What?Reads What?
11 The position of adverbs in sentences Adverbs of frequency are positioned before the main verb (usually, regularly, normally , always, often, sometimes, occasionally, rarely, seldom, never ) :Or after a form of the Verb to be (am, is, are)These adverbs can go at the benining or the end of a sentence.
12 Adverbs: word order at the end of the sentence If there are more adverbs at the end of a sentence, the word order is normally:Manner - Place – TimePeter sang the song happily in the bathroom yesterday evening.Adverbs tell us in what way someone does something.When Peter sang?How Peter sang ?Where Peter sang ?
13 Rewrite the complete sentence using the adverb in brackets in its usual position. Our friends must also write a test.I was only joking.Did you both enjoy the flight?Mary hardly ever watches TV.He drives his car carefully.The children play football in the garden.We went to the cinema yesterday.John almost fell off the bike.Her boyfriend will probably buy her some flowers.My uncle is definitely moving to Stockholm soon.Our friends must write a test. (also)I was joking. (only)Did you enjoy the flight? (both)Mary watches TV. (hardly) (ever)He drives his car. (carefully)The children play football. (in the garden)We went to the cinema. (yesterday)John fell off the bike. (almost)Her boyfriend will buy her some flowers. (probably)My uncle is moving to Stockholm soon. (definitely)