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ADVERBS

English Language (Primary Classes)

An adverb modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb.

Types of adverbs

  1. Adverbs of manner: they denote how an action is being carried out. Examples are boldly, quickly, friendly, happily etc.

 

  1. Adverbs of time: adverbs of time tell us the time when an action takes place. Examples are- yesterday, tonight, tomorrow, weekend etc.

 

  1. Adverbs of degree: adverbs of degree answers the question “How?”: for example; the food is too hot.

 

  1. Adverbs of place

This answers the question “Where?”

 

EXERCISE

Underline the adverbs in these sentences:

  1. Olu dressed neatly
  2. The girl smiles very beautifully
  1. Amina reads well
  2. We go to school everyday
  3. The man died last week
  1. Eze is here

 

See also

ANTONYMS

SENTENCE BUILDING: MODALS

PAST AND PAST CONTINOUS TENSE

SENTENCE FORMATION

QUESTION TAGS

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