Tag: Adverb

Adverb PositionAdverb Position

When an adverb modifies a verb, there are usually 3 possible positions within the sentence or clause: 1. FRONT – before subject   Now I will read a book. 2. MID – between subject + verb I often read books. 3. END – after verb/object I read books carefully.   When an adverb modifies an adjective or another adverb, it usually goes in [...]

Kinds of AdverbsKinds of Adverbs

Here you can see the basic kinds of adverbs. Adverbs of Manner 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 us?) James Bond drives his cars fast. (How [...]

What is an Adverb?What is an Adverb?

adverb (noun): a word that modifies a verb, an adjective or another adverb, expressing manner, place, time or degree; a word that can modify a phrase, clause or sentence An adverb is a word that tells us more about a verb. It “qualifies” or “modifies” a verb(The man ran quickly). In the following examples, the adverb is in bold and [...]