WRITING. Types of adverbs Practice Writing a story. Types of adverbs. Adverbs of manner : standing behind intransitive verbs or objects of transitive verbs E.g.: She danced beautifully. He gave her the money reluctantly.
E.g.: She danced beautifully.
He gave her the money reluctantly.
E.g.: She went away.
I look for it everywhere.
E.g.: Eventually he came.
We’ll go immediately.
E.g.: He is always in time for meals
They sometimes stay up all night.
He can never understand.
Have you ever ridden a camel?
E.g.: Apparently he knew the town well.
He actually lives next door.
She is obviously intelligent.
E.g.: You are absolutely right.
He drives too fast.
Tom didn’t like it much but I really enjoyed it.
Complete the sentences with the adverbs in the correct place.
1. A tiger jumped out of a tree. (suddenly)
2. Thank you for the invitation. I can’t come. (unfortunately)
3. I got out of bed and went to make a cup of tea. (downstairs)
4. She checked in her luggage. She went to have a cup of coffee. (then)
Suddenly, a tiger jumped out of a tree.
Thank you for your invitation. Unfortunately, I can’t come
I got out of bed and went downstairs to make a cup of tea
She checked in her luggage. Then she went to have a cup of coffee.
5. I was sitting at home when something very strange happened. (last Thursday evening)
6. Keith’s lying in bed because he doesn’t feel well. (upstairs)
7. They have a son called Simon, and we have a son called Simon. (too)
8. There’s a programme on TV tonight that I’m interested in. (very)
9. I worked all last week. ( hard)
I’m sitting at home last Thursday evening when something very
Keith’s upstairs lying in bed because he doesn’t feel very well
They have a son called Simon and we have a son called Simon too.
There’s a programme on TV tonight that I’m very interested in.
I worked hard all last week.
Put the adverbs in the correct place in the story, then finish the last sentence of each paragraph with your own ideas.
very suddenly last Monday morning
quietly then downstairs
finally at first upstairs quickly
unfortunately too then