Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Lesson 63 - Parts of Speech - Adverbs

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Adverbs are words that modify (1) verbs, (2) adjectives, and (3) other adverbs. They tell how (manner), when (time), where (place), how much (degree), and why (cause). Why is a common one-word adverb that tells why. 
 
Adverbs that tell us how, when, where, and why always modify the verb. Adverbs that tell us how much modify adjectives or other adverbs. These adverbs are also called qualifiers because they strengthen or weaken the words they modify.

      Examples: 
      He kicked the ball solidly. (how)
      He kicked the ball immediately. (when)
      He kicked the ball forward. (where)
      He kicked the ball too hard. (how much)

Instructions: These sentences have adverbs that modify the verb and tell us where. Find the adverbs and tell what they modify.

1. The fighter moved forward to meet his opponent.

2. There went the boy for some fun.

3. Sit here in this comfortable chair.

4. We are playing outside.

5. Where have you been?


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Answers:

1. The fighter moved forward to meet his opponent.
    - forward modifies moved

2. There went the boy for some fun.
    - there modifies went

3. Sit here in this comfortable chair.
    - here modifies sit

4. We are playing outside.
    - outside modifies are playing

5. Where have you been?
    - where modifies have been


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