Adverbs - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

adverbs n.
Download
Skip this Video
Loading SlideShow in 5 Seconds..
Adverbs PowerPoint Presentation
play fullscreen
1 / 34
Adverbs
644 Views
Download Presentation
libitha
Download Presentation

Adverbs

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

  1. Adverbs

  2. Adverbs modifyverbsadjectivesother adverbsquantifiersandwhole sentences

  3. They answer the questionsHow?When?Where?How often?How sure?

  4. Adverbs that modify verbs can go in several different places in a sentence.At the beginningAt the endAfter the helping verb

  5. Adverbs that modify adjectives and other adverbs go directly before the words they modify.She is always late.

  6. Add –ly to adjectives to form many adverbs.Quick – quicklycareful – carefullynice – nicelyeasy - easily

  7. Children learn new languages easily.He speaks English very well.

  8. Fast Here Late Often Now There Sometimes Today Upstairs Downstairs Very Well Yesterday Inside Outside Always Many adverbs do not end in –ly.

  9. Adverbs of timeadverbs of manneradverbs of frequencyadverbs of possibility

  10. Adverbs of manner tell how something happens.Fast, slowlywell, badlycarefullypatientlyright

  11. Position of adverbs of manner: After the main verb when there is no object. After the verb + object

  12. I speak slowly.I read the article slowly

  13. Many adverbs of manner are formed from adjectives + lyAdjectives that end in –y drop the -y and add –ilyAdjectives that end in –ic or –ical add -ally

  14. Irregular forms of adverbs and adjectives: • Fast • Hard • Right • Wrong • Loud • Long • Friendly, lively, lovely, lonely • Good, well

  15. Adverbs of place tell where something is or where it happens. (location). They also express where something or someone is going (direction).Here, there, up, down, in, out, inside, together, back, away

  16. Position of adverb of place: After the main verb when there is no object, or after verb + object Direction adverbs always come after a pronoun object

  17. We left her here.We took the children backWe gave back the money.We took it back.

  18. Adverbs of time tell when something happens. Yesterday, tomorrow, afterwards, now, early, late, then

  19. Position of adverbs of time. At the beginning or at the end of the clause Early and late go at the end

  20. Yesterday, I took the children to the movies.I took the children to the movies yesterday.I went home early.She came late.

  21. Adverbs of frequency tell how often something happensalways, usually, often,sometimes,seldom, never

  22. Position of adverbs of frequency After the subject and be. Before other main verbs

  23. She is always hungry.She always comes late.

  24. Adverbs of possibility tell howsure we are about somethingcertainly, definitely, probably, perhaps, maybe, possibly

  25. Position of adverbs of possibility Perhaps and maybe are at the beginning of the sentence The others go after the subject and be but before other main verbs

  26. Perhaps we should eat in the cafeteria today. I certainly want you in the next class.

  27. Adverbs of degree make the word they modify stronger or weaker.Extremely, too, very, so, really, quite, enough, almost, hardly

  28. Position of adverbs of degree Before the word they modify Enough comes after the word it modifies

  29. They are also called intensifiers. They modify verbs, adjectives, other adverbs and quantifiers.

  30. You work too hard.I don’t eat very much.You almost failed the exam.You don’t sleep enoughShe doesn’t try hard enough.

  31. Hard and HardlyHe works hard.He is a hard worker.He hardly works.

  32. Enough (quantifier)I have enough money to live comfortably.It comes before the noun Enough (intensifier)You aren’t eating enough.It comes after the noun it modifies.

  33. SoandSuchShe is so nice.She is such a nice girl.

  34. The end!