Adverbs rules, examples

Adverbs + -ly

Adverbs are often formed from adjectives and end in -ly. Use adverbs with verbs. Adverbs express a relation of place, time, manner and cause. Adverbs answer how, when, where, why, how often, how much.

Examples: coldly, wonderfully, madly

Adjectives

Adjectives explain how something is.

Examples: cold, wonderful, mad

Adverb or adjective?

adjective adverb

She is a nice girl.
 He is a careful driver.
 Mr Frog is an exited teacher.

She writes nicely.
He drives carefully.
Mr Frog looks exitedly.


Adjective -ic: add -ally.
- Example: automatic - automatically

Adjective with 2 consonants + -le: replace the final -e with -y on its own.
- Example: simple - simply

Adjective with two syllables and ends in -y, replace the -y with -ily:
- Example: happy - happily

Irregular adverbs

 adjective adverb

fast
good
hard

fast
well
hard

Adverbs word order

adverb of manner place time

It's not good to eat
Ben comes

quickly
nervously



into the room.
in the morning.

English adverbs - list

actively
actually
alphabetically
angrily
automatically
badly
barely
beautifully
bravely
calmly
carefully
cleverly
duly
dutifully
easily
elegantly
exactly
famously
fast
finally
generously
gladly
hard
happily
honestly
immediately
interestingly
joyfully
kindly
lazily
likely

loudly
madly
mainly
monthly
mostly
nearly
nervously
nicely
officially
often
perfectly
prettily
quickly
quietly
really
sadly
simply
slowly
tenderly
too
truly
unhappily
unusually
usually
verbally
warmly
weakly
well
yearly
zoologically

Adverbs exercises

01 Adverbs rules
02 Adverbs - adverbs
03 Adverbs - Adjectives
04 Adjective or Adverb?
05 Adjektiv or Adverb?
06 Adjektiv or Adverb?

Comparison of adverbs

07 Comparison of adverbs
08 Comparison of adverbs - irregular
09 Comparison of adverbs - irregular
10 English adverbs mixed
11 English adverbs mixed

Adverbs end position

12 English adverbs
13 English adverbs
14 English adverbs
15 English adverbs
16 English adverbs

Adverbs - before Place

17 English adverbs before place
18 English adverbs before place
19 English adverbs before place
20 English adverbs before place

Adverbs - before time

21 adverbs
22 adverbs
23 adverbs time
24 adverbs time
25 adverbs time

Tests adverbs

26 adverbs test
27 adverbs test
28 adverbs test
29 adverbs test
30 adverbs test
31 adverbs test

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