Lower class work
An adverb is a word that tells us more about verbs, adjectives and other adverbs.
Classes of adverbs.
- Adverbs of manner e.g. beautifully, nicely.
- Adverbs of time e.g. yesterday, soon, before, today.
- Adverbs of duration e.g.
- Adverbs of frequency e.g. often, rarely, usually, ever, seldom, normally, commonly, frequently.
- Adverbs of place e.g. nowhere, every where, here, three, out side, any where, at home.
- Adverbs of degree e.g. much, almost, only, rather, very, quite.
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Lesson 2 -3
FORMATION OF ADVERBS.
Most adverbs are formed out of adjectives by simply adding “ly”
- Clear clearly
Adverbs that are formed by adding “ly” although they end with “e”
- Nice nicely
That end with a vowel before “e”
Adverbs which are formed by dropping “le” and replacing it with “ly”
- Humble humbly
Adjectives that end with “y” changes “y” to “I “ and add “ ly”
- Angry angrily
Adjectives that end with “I” form adverbs b y simply adding “ly”
- Grateful gratefully
Complete the following sentences with the correct form of the given word.
- The boy left the dormitory at night ……………..( stealthy)
- I got the answer to that question……… ( accidental )
- The work men………….protested against their working conditions (angry)
- On hearing the noise the doctor, went to the theatre……….. ( immediate)
- She ate her food………… ( hurry)
Use an adverb in the place of the underlined words.
- The thief was beaten with out mercy.
- The cup was broken with force.
- He shouted at her with anger.
- The president left the rally in a hurry.
- She welcomed her mother by cheering.
Order of adverbs.
The order of adverbs is manner, place and time.
- Beautiful aunt my is a lady very.
My aunt is a very beautiful lady.
- Was hurriedly yesterday Mary school to going.
Mary was hurriedly ( manner) going to school (place) yesterday (time)
- Congratulate on, for, up on
- Concentrate on
- Conscious of
- Lean against
- Escape from
- Good at
- Familiar to / with
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