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Adverbs are words that modify?
Verbs, adjectives and other adverbs or sentences.
If adverbs tell us HOW MUCH they modify?
Adjectives or other adverbs and are also called qualifiers because they strengthen or weaken the words they modify. (Almost nothing, Too late)
Give examples of some words that can act as either adverbs or adjectives?
HARD, FAST, LOW, EARLY, LONG, RIGHT, HOURLY, DAILY, YEARLY, etc [This meat is hard (adjective? modifies “meat”) I worked hard to get it (adverb modifies “worked”)]
Are nouns used as adverbs?
Yes, frequently. [The Pope will arrive today. ("today"= noun functioning as an adverb of time)]
When we use adverbs to say when something happened, they are known as?
Adverbs of Time and they are usually put at the end of the sentence. [I met him LAST TUESDAY. (Adverbs can be a word or a phrase as in this case) He went to her house YESTERDAY. We met one year ago TODAY.
Since adverbs of time are usually put at the end of the sentence, why would they ever be used in the beginning of the sentence?
To show emphasis. [NEXT WEEK I’m going to buy the tickets (Placed at the beginning for emphasis)]
When we use adverbs to say where something happened, they are known as?
Adverbs of Place. (We lived THERE last month. Is he HERE?.)
When we use adverbs to say how something happened, they are known as?
Adverbs of Manner. (You can speak English WELL. She plays sports BADLY.)
Can adverbs of manner come before the verb?
Yes. (That book was BADLY written.)
If we have more than one adverb, in what order should they be placed?
MANNER + PLACE + TIME. (I drove CAREFULLY this MORNING. Let’s meet HERE NEXT WEEK. Do you come HERE OFTEN?)
Iif the verb of the sentence is a verb indicating movement (go, come, etc..) then what is the order, where there are more than one adverb?
PLACE + MANNER + TIME (I went to the office by bus yesterday)
When we use adverbs to say how much something happened, they are known as?
Adverbs of degree and are usually placed before the adjective or adverb they modify. (There are ENOUGH chairs, don’t worry. I can HARDLY see. That mountain is too high. He speaks EXTREMELY fast. He’s rather late.)
When we use adverbs to say how often something happened, they are known as?
Adverbs of Frequency. (We USUALLY put them before the main verb. He USUALLY finishes work at 5. I RARELY eat fish.. I OFTEN go to the cinema.)
Is the adverb of frequency usually placed after the verb TO BE?
(He is usually late.)
Some adverbs have two slightly different forms but each with?
A different meaning. [He is deeply in love with Sue (= very) Do not go deep into your thought. ( = a long way down). They arrived late ( = not early) They have been studying hard lately (= recently)]
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SHE WORKS HARD ( = with effort) and SHE HARDLY WORKS THESE DAYS ( = almost never) are examples of ?
Some adverbs that have slightly different forms with a different meaning.