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This chapter discusses the different English adverbs. These different adverbs differ in their meaning and usage. The different adverbs are described in the subchapters.
Adverbs are used to explain in what way someone does something. Adverbs add information about the word they are connected to. The adverbs are able to modify verbs, adjectives, clauses, sentences and other adverbs.
Adverbs are formed by: adjective + ly
Adverbs are used to give more information about other words, usually verbs. Giving us more information about how often, when, or where an action took place.
|Modify other adverbs||
The adjectives are turned into an adverb when adding '-ly'.
Rule: adjective + ly
Keep in mind:
|Adjective ends in '-y'||
|Adjective ends in '-able', '-ible', '-le'||
|Adjective ends in '-ic'||
Most adverbs are formed by adding '-ly' to an adjective. However, there are some exceptions, which are shown in the table below.
|wrong||wrong, or wrongly|
The table below shows the different types of adverbs.
|Adverb||Position in the sentence||Example|
|Place||Placed at the end of the sentence.||The child played outside.|
|Manner||Placed after the verb.||He sings well.|
|Degree||Placed before the adjective or adverb.||The presentation was quite interesting.|
|Frequency||Placed before the verb, but after the verb 'to be'.||He is always on time.|
|Time||Placed at the end of the sentence and after place.||She was late today.|
|Certainty and probability||Placed depending on the sentence.||He will definitely come tonight.|
|Opinion and observation||Placed at the beginning of the sentence.||Obviously, she will come to the party tonight.|
|Quantity||Placed before the adjective or adverb.||There are many students absent today.|
When there are multiple adverbs in a sentence, there is an order for the adverbs:
The other adverbs will be placed depending on the nouns in the sentence or the type of sentence that is formulated.
Train your skills by doing the exercises!
|1 Position of adverbs in English||Study the position of the different English adverbs.|
|2 Adverbs of manner in English||Learn all about the adverbs of manner.|
|3 Adverbs of place in English||Study the adverbs of place in English with this overview of the grammar.|
|4 Adverbs of time in English||Study the adverbs of time in English with this overview of the grammar.|
|5 Adverbs of quantity in English||Learn about the adverbs of quantity in English.|
|6 Adverbs of frequency in English||Learn all about the adverbs of frequency in English.|
|7 Adverbs of degree in English||Study the adverbs of degree in English with this overview of the grammar.|
|8 Adverbs of probability and certainty in English||Learn about the adverbs of probability and certainty in English.|
|9 Adverbs of opinion and observation in English||Study the adverbs of opinion and observation with this overview of the grammar.|
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