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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Adverbs

Adverbs are words that describe or modify verbs.
They describe how, when and where an action happens. Read the examples below:

Nirmala spoke to her teacher quietly. The adverb quietly describes how(Manner) Nirmala spoke to her teacher.

Shanthi usually eats string hopper for breakfast. The adverb usually describes when(Time) Shanthi eats string hopper.

The dog ran outside. The adverb outside describes where(Place) the dog ran.



Read each word. Decide if it is a noun, a verb, an adjective, or an adverb. If it is a noun, color it blue. If it is a verb, color it red. If it is an adjective,color it yellow. If it is an adverb, color it green.      

Suddenly
Built
king
Door
Hot
Tasty
Cloudy
Long
Later
Soon
Quickly
Run
loud
Soon
Deligtfully
Pet
Rat
House
Walked
Down
Carefully
Cool
Ram
Flower
Nicely
Easily
Hans Bringer
Beautiful
Blue
Loudly
      
Manner

Underline the adverb of manner.
1. The rabbit jumped high.
2. Walk carefully.
3. I was terribly upset.
4. He is seriously speaking.                          
5. The kids played happily.           
6. The old man drank the milk slowly.

Place

Circle the adverb of place.

1. I searched for you  everywhere.
2. They went  downstairs.
3. May I go out?
4. She came forward.
5. I decided to go there.
6. We have been staying here for  a year.

Time

Box the adverb of time.

1. He will come tomorrow.
2.She arrived  two days ago.
3. I wrote to him last month.
4. I will be back soon.
5.
I have prepared it already.
6. I haven’t  sent a message  lately.


Circle the adverb(s) in each sentence below. Underline the verb it describes.

1.    Cheetahs can run very quickly.
2.    My aunt arrived at our house today.
3.    The boy cried sadly when he lost his balloon.
4.    My family will go shopping tomorrow.
5.    The song sang joyfully!
6.    Maithiri completed his homework neatly.
7.    Abyrani goes to the pool often.
8.    Mother kissed her baby softly.
9.    We will leave the park soon.
10. The little puppy barked loudly.
10.
Complete the sentences with the best adverb.

Hint: Not every adverb is needed.

slowly     carefully   beautifully      well        loudly        carelessly       easily       excitedly       sucessfully      suddenly       quickly           quietly

1.    Come here quickly. You have to see this!
2.    He ______________ put the vase on the table. It fell to the floor.
3.    Sameer is arranging a party on Saturday. She ___________ finished her exam
4.    Let’s walk ________________. I don’t want to be the first one at the meeting.
5.    Manju_____________ put up the bookshelves. It was too difficult for me to do on my own.
6.    It is watermelon season.We can ____________ buy them in the market.
7.    A dog  ____________ run into the garden and chase the cat away.
8.    The teacher ask the the students to read ____________.because she didn’t hear them.
9.    I was so surprised. His new apartment was _____________ decorated.
10. Tamil people celebrated their recent festival____________ .

To make adverbs we often add –ly at the end of an adjective (words that describe a noun)

Example: beautiful (adjective) Beautifully(adverb)

Adjective
Adverb
happy
happily
careful
carefully
hard
hardly
Perfect
perfectly
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