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ADVERB

By : Atika Siti Lee Ying Pei ping

DEFINITION A word that describes or modifies another verb, adjective, or adverb. a verb (He drove slowly. How did he drive?) an adjective (He drove a very fast car. How fast was his car?) another adverb (She moved quite slowly down the aisle. How slowly did she move?)

WORDS OFTEN USED AS ADVERBS

ADVERBS THAT TELL US HOW?


Q: quietly, quickly, quizzically R: really, recklessly, remorsefully, ruthlessly S: savagely, sloppily, so, stylishly U: unabashedly, unevenly, urgently W: well, wishfully, worriedly

ADVERBS THAT TELL US WHEN?


A: after, afterwards, annually B: before D: daily N: never, now S: soon, still

ADVERBS THAT TELL US WHERE?


A: abroad, anywhere, away E: everywhere H: here, home I: in, inside O: out, outside

ADVERBS THAT TELL US TO WHAT EXTENT?


E: extremely N: not (this includes n't) Q: quite R: rather, really T: terribly, too V: very

INDEPENDENT OF ADVERBS

AS A VERB MODIFIER
It is tiring to run quickly. My sister laughs loudly. The sun shone brightly. The captain went boldly. The farmer worked hard. (NB: Not hardly) The minister spoke well. (NB: Not goodly)

AS AN ADJECTIVE-MODIFIER

-AN ADJECTIVE CAN BE MODIFIED BY AN ADVERB, WHICH PRECEDES THE ADJECTIVE, EXCEPT 'ENOUGH' WHICH COMES AFTER.
His poetry is very beautiful. The meaning of this passage is abundantly clear. That sign is hardly visible

AS AN ADVERB-MODIFIER AN ADVERB CAN MODIFY ANOTHER. AS WITH ADJECTIVES, THE ADVERB PRECEDES THE ONE IT IS MODIFYING WITH 'ENOUGH' BEING THE EXCEPTION AGAIN.

I know that he can write more clearly. The sun came out quite suddenly. This species is the slightly slower growing one.

ADVERB MODIFIES A WHOLE SENTENCE Finally, she went home. Suddenly, the cat came in. Today, we can go on a day trip.

KINDS OF ADVERB

Adverbs of Manner - modify a verb to describe the way the action is done. She moved slowly and spoke quietly. Adverbs of Place - show where the action is done. She has lived on the island all her life. She still lives there now. Adverbs of Frequency tell how often or how frequently something happens. She takes the boat to the mainland every day. She often goes by herself.

KINDS OF ADVERB
Adverbs of Time - show when an action is done, or the duration or frequency She tries to get back before dark. It's starting to get dark now. She finished her tea first. She left early.

Adverbs of Purpose - describe why something happens. She drives her boat slowly to avoid hitting the rocks. She shops in several stores to get the best buys

COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES


Many adverbs can have different degrees. You may find that your horse can run quickly, your cat can run more quickly, and the mouse that they are chasing can run most quickly.

COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES


Regular
Positive
hard brightly quietly
Comparative Superlative

Irregular
Positive well much badly
Comparative Superlative

harder more brightly more quietly

hardest most brightly most quietly

better more worse

best most worst

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