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Adverbs. Here’s the idea. An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. Adverbs Modify. Verbs Bob walked quickly . Adjectives Nick has a very red balloon. Other adverbs Mandy ran extremely fast . Adverbs answer 4 Questions: .

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Here s the idea
Here’s the idea

  • An adverb is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.


Adverbs modify
Adverbs Modify

  • Verbs Bob walkedquickly.

  • Adjectives Nick has a veryred balloon.

  • Other adverbs Mandy ran extremelyfast.


Adverbs answer 4 questions
Adverbs answer 4 Questions:

  • Where? Here, there, up, ahead

  • When? Today, never, now, later, soon

  • How? Slowly, fast, suddenly, sadly

  • To what extent? Too, very, completely, fully


Adverbs can appear in different positions in sentences
Adverbs can appear in different positions in sentences

  • The tourists boarded the bus eagerly. (after the verb)

  • The tourists eagerly boarded the bus. (before the verb)

  • Eagerly, the tourists boarded the bus. (at the beginning)


Practice
Practice

  • Complete the practice section on your notes.

  • Circle all the adverbs in each sentence.


Answers to practice
Answers to practice

  • Marco Polo told really wonderful tales of China.

  • People were very eager to hear his stories

  • They nearly always hung on every word.

  • There is a big sale at the mall.

  • People who shop wisely can save a great deal of money.

  • Emma always goes to sales

  • In the past, she has been very lucky with her buys.

  • She bought a rather expensive necklace verycheaply.

  • She feels happy when she finds a real deal.

  • She is amazingly skillful in spending and saving money.


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