Basic Grammer- Adverbs

An adverb is a word that describes a verb. It tells you
about an action, or the way something is done.
A lot of adverbs end in -ly.

The dog is barking fiercely.
Alice skated beautifully.
The Prince and the Princess
lived happily ever after.
The birds are singing sweetly.
It is raining heavily.
The dog and the cat live
together peacefully.
The soldiers fought bravely.
The sun is shining brightly.
The old man walked slowly.

Some adverbs describe the way something is done.
They are called adverbs of manner.

Please write legibly.
Please speak clearly.
Look closely at these footprints.
You have all answered correctly.
You can shop cheaply
at this store.
Jamal dressed smartly for the party.
Maria is behaving selfishly.
The man drove carelessly.
The twins liked to dress differently.
She played skillfully.

Some adverbs describe when something happens.
They are called adverbs of time.

He often swims in the evening.
Lisa is always cheerful.
Sometimes I ride my bike to school.
Everyone arrived early.
David arrived late.
It’s snowing again.
The mother bird started to build her nest yesterday.

Some adverbs tell you where something happens. They
are called adverbs of place.

Come here!
Please put the books there.
The workers are moving the rubbish away.
The miners are working underground.
They are going abroad to study.
There are trees everywhere.
Alice lived next door.
Where’s Shamika?


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