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Sunday, 4 December 2011

Adverb..

We have seen that an adjective is a word that gives more information about a noun or pronoun.  How about adverb?
Lets check out these together! :D

An adverb is usually defined as 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.  
In the sentence Sue runs fast, fast describes how or the manner in which Sue runs
In the sentence Sue runs very fast, very describes the adverb fast and gives information about how fast Sue runs.

Most, but not all adverbs end in -ly as in  But not all words that end in -ly are adverbs (ugly is an adjective, supply and reply can both be nouns or verbs). 
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.  Below are some common  adverbs of time and frequency which you should learn:
 
Do it now.
I always do my homework
I 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.

Review this lesson as many time as you want and kindly do some practice for this chapter.
That's all from me :)

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