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

He runs quickly

                                                             

                                                   

                                 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:
                                             

Govind reads clearly

                                  

The child slept soundly   

                                      

He plays guitar skillfully

ADVERB OF PLACE

Adverb of place shows where an action is done

EXAMPLE
                 

The horse galloped away 

             

The little lamb followed marry everywhere

 

Is Mark still in bed?

ADVERB OF TIME

Adverb of time shows When the action is done

EXAMPLES

The train has already left

                       

Our favorite TV program starts at 6’O clock

ADVERB OF FREQUENCY

Adverb of frequency shows How Many Times the action is done

Examples

The children always go to school on a bus

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

These mangoes are almost ripe

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!

Kalpana Chatterjee

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