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Adverbs: Types of adverbs, interrogative adverbs and adverbi
Transcript of Adverbs: Types of adverbs, interrogative adverbs and adverbi
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
Types of Adverbs
Adverbs of time
tell when or how often.
Types of adverbs cont.
Adverbs of affirmation
tell whether a statement is positive or expresses consent or approval.
Interrogative adverbs are used to ask questions. They are
how, when, where, and why.
Workbook pages 71-72
Types of adverbs, cont.
Adverbs of manner
tell how or in what manner/way.
An adverbial noun is a noun that acts as an adverb by describing a verb. Adverbial nouns usually express time, distance, measure, value, or direction.
Adverbs: Types of adverbs, interrogative adverbs and adverbial nouns
Social reformers have worked tirelessly against injustice.
Social reformers are strongly dedicated people.
Social reformers work extremely hard to help others.
ex. again, daily, early, now, soon, then, today, usually
Children sometimes worked long hours in factories.
Adverbs of place
ex. away, down, far, here, up, there
The conditions for workers were unsafe there.
ex. carefully, quickly, sincerely, steadily
Many reformers determinedly informed the public of the terrible conditions in factories.
Adverbs of degree
tell how much or how little.
ex. almost, extremely, much, quite, rather, too, and very.
The conditions for workers could be quite appalling.
ex. allegedly, indeed, positively, undoubtedly, yes
The reformers undoubtedly had a positive effect.
Adverbs of negation
express a negative condition or refusal.
ex. no, not, never
Laws did not allow child labor any longer.
Why did you choose the gold rush as a topic?
When did the California gold rush start?
Where did people go on the gold rushes of the 19th century?
How did people find out about discoveries of gold?
Time: The California gold rush lasted only a few years.
Distance: People traveled many miles on gold rushes.
Measure: During the trek over desert areas, temperatures could reach 100 degrees or more. One gold nugget weighed 150 pounds.
Value: An ounce of gold can cost 400 dollars.
Direction: People have voyaged north, south, east, and west in search of gold.