English Adverbs -P.4

Adverbs are words that describe actions

ADVERBS

Lesson 1

Lower class work

An adverb is a word that tells us more about verbs, adjectives and other adverbs.

Classes of adverbs.

  1. Adverbs of manner e.g. beautifully, nicely.
  2. Adverbs of time e.g. yesterday, soon, before, today.
  3. Adverbs of duration e.g.
  4. Adverbs of frequency e.g. often, rarely, usually, ever, seldom, normally, commonly, frequently.
  5. Adverbs of place e.g. nowhere, every where, here, three, out side, any where, at home.
  6. Adverbs of degree e.g. much, almost, only, rather, very, quite.

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW TO LEARN ABOUT ADVERBS AND THEIR USAGE

Lesson 2 -3

FORMATION OF ADVERBS.

Most adverbs are formed out of adjectives by simply adding “ly”

Example

Adjective                                                      Adverb.

  1. Clear                                                       clearly
  2. Proud
  3. Quick
  4. Poor
  5. Fair
  6. Cheap
  7. Sudden

Adverbs that are formed by adding “ly” although they end with “e”

Word                                                           adverb.

  1. Nice                                                        nicely
  2. Wise
  3. Rude
  4. Complete
  5. Sincere
  6. Polite
  7. Care

That end with a vowel before “e”

Word                                                           adverb

True                                                            truly

Adverbs which are formed by dropping “le” and replacing it with “ly”

Word                                                           adverbs.

  1. Humble                                                   humbly
  2. Simple
  3. Possible
  4. Terrible
  5. Sensible
  6. Gentle
  7. Suitable
  8. Miserable
  9. Probable

Adjectives that end with “y” changes “y” to “I “ and add “ ly”

Adjective                                            adverb

  1. Angry                                            angrily
  2. Lucky
  3. Steady
  4. Easy
  5. Heavy
  6. Lazy
  7. Noisy
  8. Clumsy
  9. Merry

Verb                                                   adverb

Hurry                                                 hurriedly

Steal                                                  stealthily

Adjectives that end with “I” form adverbs b y simply adding “ly”

Adjective                                            Adverb

  1. Grateful                                         gratefully
  2. Careful
  3. Equal
  4. Practical
  5. Accidental
  6. Skilful
  7. Royal
  8. Annual
  9. Mental
  10. Hopeful

Activity

Complete the following sentences with the correct form of the given word.

  1. The boy left the dormitory at night ……………..( stealthy)
  2. I got the answer to that question……… ( accidental )
  3. The work men………….protested against their working conditions (angry)
  4. On hearing the noise the doctor, went to the theatre……….. ( immediate)
  5. She ate her food………… ( hurry)

Use an adverb in the place of the underlined words.

  1. The thief was beaten with out mercy.
  2. The cup was broken with force.
  3. He shouted at her with anger.
  4. The president left the rally in a hurry.
  5. She welcomed her mother by cheering.

Order of adverbs.

The order of adverbs is manner, place and time.

 

Examples.

  1. Beautiful aunt my is a lady very.

My aunt is a very beautiful lady.

  1. Was hurriedly yesterday Mary school to going.

Mary was hurriedly ( manner) going to school (place) yesterday (time)

PREPOSITION

Word                                                   preposition.

  1. Congratulate                                   on, for, up on
  2. Concentrate                                    on
  3. Conscious                                      of
  4. Lean                                               against
  5. Escape                                          from
  6. Good                                             at
  7. Familiar                                         to / with

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW TO LEARN ABOUT THE USE OF PREPOSITIONS

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