Grade 8 Grammar. “Learning about Adverbs”. “ Aim”(Learning objective). To identify and use adverbs within sentences correctly. What we are going to learn?. The Meaning of Adverbs The Use of Adverbs The Comparison of Adverbs The Correct Use of Adverbs Adverb Challenge.
“Learning about Adverbs”
We left France on Wednesday and yesterday we started
our Italian trip. At first my parents intended to spend all
the time in Rome. However, they then decided to visit
Naples and the surrounding area first and go to Rome
Earlier today, we went to see the remains at Pompeii
and Herculaneum. They were buried when the volcano
Mount Vesuvius all of a sudden erupted in 79 AD. I was in
a state of excitement all that night. I was extremely anxious
to see such famous remains.
Adverbs usually express a relation of place, time,
manner, number or degree with the verb.
express a relation of PLACE;
here, there, inside, outside, everywhere, southward
after, before, since, already, soon, then, now
hard, easily, loudly, quickly, silently, happily, sadly
they express a relation of NUMBER;
always, never, seldom, frequently, once, twice, often
EXTENT?' they express a relation of DEGREE;
almost, also, only, very, enough, rather, too
yes, no, not, certainly, probably, perhaps
how, why, where, when
(The adverb very modifies the adjective popular)
(The adverb right modifies the preposition on)
(The adverb nearly modifies phrase on the top of the hill.)
Ex. – Fortunately,I remembered in time who he was.
“Adverb and Adverbial” Adverbial = a word or group of words function as an adverb.
Ex.- He will come soon. (adverb) He will come in a few days. (adverbial)
He will come after he finished his work.(adverbial)
adverb can go. They are called front, mid and end position adverb.
After verb when it modified verb:
-The old woman walks slowly.
Before adjective when it modified adjective:
- Sam is very strong.
Before adverb when it modified adverb:
- The train is very fast.
Before sentence when it modified sentence:
- Fortunately, the weather stayed fine.
- We probably won’t get there in time.
1. Adverb of Manner is usually add with “ly”
2. Adverb has the same with Adjective:
fast, hard, straight, low, long, enough
3. Adjective with “ly”
manly, cowardly, brotherly, silly, lively, lovely, elderly,
Here are the four adverbs categories; time, place
manner and degree:
yesterday really lazilytheresoon
over carefully dailynervouslyscarcely
hurriedly forward hereveryeverywhere
almost tomorrow hardlybefore
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