Kinds of adverbs
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Kinds of adverbs
KINDS OF ADVERBS
An adverb is a word that qualifies a verb,
an adjective or an adverb.
The basic kinds of adverbs are
1.Adverbs of Manner
2.Adverbs of Place
3.Adverbs of Time
4.Adverbs of Degree
Kinds of Adverbs
Adverbs of Manner tell us the manner or way
in which something happens.
They answer the question "how?".
Adverbs of Manner mainly modify verbs.
He speaks slowly. (How does he speak?)
They helped us cheerfully. (How did they help
James Bond drives his cars fast. (How does
James Bond drive his cars?)
ADVERBS OF MANNER
Adverbs of Place tell us the place where
They answer the question "where?".
Adverbs of Place mainly modify verbs.
Please sit here. (Where should I sit?)
They looked everywhere. (Where did they
Two cars were parked outside. (Where were
two cars parked?)
ADVERBS OF PLACE
Adverbs of Time tell us something about the time that
Adverbs of Time mainly modify verbs.
They can answer the question "when?":
He came yesterday. (When did he come?)
I want it now. (When do I want it?)
Or they can answer the question "how often?":
They deliver the newspaper daily. (How often do they
deliver the newspaper?)
We sometimes watch a movie. (How often do we watch
ADVERBS OF TIME
Adverbs of Degree tell us the degree or extent to which
They answer the question "how much?" or "to what
Adverbs of Degree can modify verbs, adjectives and
She entirely agrees with him. (How much does she
agree with him?)
Mary is very beautiful. (To what degree is Mary
beautiful? How beautiful is Mary?)
He drove quite dangerously. (To what degree did he
drive dangerously? How dangerously did he drive?)
ADVERBS OF DEGREE