Adverbs- Ways To Use Them

ADVERB:

An adverb is a word that describes or modifies a verb and adjective or other verbs most adverbs tell you how, where or when something is done. In other words, they describe the manner, place or time of an action.

For example

Quickly

He runs quickly

sweetly

She sings sweetly

KINDS OF ADVERBS
  • • Adverb of Manner
  • • Adverb of Place
  • • Adverb of Time
  • • Adverb of Frequency
  • • Adverb of Degree or quantity
  • • Adverb of Affirmation or Negation
  • • Adverb of Reason
  • ADVERB OF MANNER

Adverb of manner shows How or in What manner action is done.

EXAMPLES:

clearly

Govind reads clearly

soundly

The child slept soundly

skillfully

He plays guitar skillfully

ADVERB OF PLACE Adverb of place shows where an action is done EXAMPLE away

The horse galloped away

everywhere

The little lamb followed marry everywhere

  still

Is Mark still in bed?

ADVERB OF TIME Adverb of time shows When the action is done EXAMPLES already

The train has already left

tv

Our favorite TV program starts at 6’O clock

ADVERB OF FREQUENCY
Adverb of frequency shows How Many Times the action is done Examples
often

The children always go to school on a bus

shoe

Raju polishes his shoes twice a week

  ADVERB OF DEGREE OR QUANTITY
Adverb of degree or quantity shows How much or to what extent EXAMPLES ripe

These mangoes are almost ripe

storm

The sea is very stormy

ADVERB OF AFFIRMATION OR NEGATION Adverb of affirmation says yes if it is yes and no if its no EXAMPLES *Surely you are mistaken *He certainly went ADVERB OF REASON Adverb of reason tells about the reason EXAMPLES *He, therefore, left the school *He is hence unable to refute the charge.     Happy Learning!

Written by: Kalpana Chatterjee

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