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ADVERBS

Adverbs on the blackboard
English adverbs are very important because they have the function of changing the verb or adjective, like completing ideas.  Adverbs tell you how, when or where something happens. In English, adverbs are generally divided into five categories: Adverbs of Frequency, Manner, Time, Place and Degree.

Check the difference between an adjectve and an adverb:

I’ve always interested in fast cars. (adjective)

You are driving too fast. (adverb)

 

An adverb usually answers the questions below:

How?How often?When?Where?
 

Happily

Quickly

Sadly

Easily

 

Never

Always

Sometimes

Every day

 

Since

Yesterday

Now

Today

 

Outside

Everywhere

Inside

Away

 

Adverbs of Frequency

always
never
sometimes
often
seldom
usually

They usually go to the movie theater on Sundays

She is always late for work

 

Adverbs of Manner

kindly
quickly
slowly
carefully
really
fluently

They speak English fluently 

I’m really going to the lecture 

 

Adverbs of Time

now
soon
tomorrow
tonight
yesterday
early

I woke up early because there was too much noise

Yesterday it was raining a lot

 

Adverbs of Place

here
there
everywhere
upstairs
downstairs

Where is your sister? – She’s upstairs 

I see flowers everywhere 

Are you coming here? 

 

Adverbs of Degree

very
too
more
almost

They almost got married in Las Vegas 

He loves too much her

 

Also learn from Captain English about Comparative and Superlative here.