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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Types of adverb and position (with example)

TYPES OF ADVERB AND POSITION
Adverb is a word which is used to modify verb, adjective or adverb. There are six kinds of adverb in English. They are:
1) Adverb of Time
2) Adverb of Place
3) Adverb of Manner
4) Adverb of Frequency
5) Adverb of Probability
6) Adverb of Degree
1) Adverb of Time
Adverb of time is used to tell the time that an action happens or someone does something. There are many adverbs of time as the following.
Today, last night, yesterday, now, tomorrow, last month, before…
Formula1:
Sentence + Adverb of Time
Example:
- I study English today.
- He met his friends last night.
Formula2:
Adverb of Time + Sentence
Example:
- Yesterday she went to Phnom Penh.
- Now I’m learning English.
2) ADVERB OF PLACE
Adverb of place is used to tell the place where an action occurs or where someone does something. There are many adverbs of place as the following.
Here, there, inside, outside… or we can use with the preposition of place like at school, at the market…
Formula:
Sentence + Adverb of Place
Example:
- My dog sleeps outside.
- We have the meeting in the hotel.
3) ADVERB OF MANNER
Adverb of manner is used to tell how an action happens.
Those Adverbs of Manner are:
Badly, beautifully, carefully, quickly, softly, lately, hardly, late, hard, truly, fast, easily, fully, automatically…
Formula:
Subject + Intransitive Verb + Adverb of Manner
Example:
- She sings beautifully.
- He runs quickly.
NOTE: For lately and hardly its formula is:
Subject + Lately/Hardly + Verb + Complement
Example:
- She hardly believes you.
- He lately goes to USA.
WARNING: Don’t use adverb after “Linking Verb”.
4) ADVERB OF FREQUENCY
Adverb of frequency is used to expresses how often something happens or someone does something.
100%
80%
60%
Always
everyday
usually
normally
generally
often
frequently

50-40%
20%
10%
0%
sometime
occasionally
seldom
rarely
hardly ever
never
Formula:
Subject + Adverb of Frequency + Verb + Complement
Example:
- They always do their homework at night.
- We sometime go to the cinema at the weekend.
5) ADVERB OF PROBABILITY
Adverb of probability is used to show how sure when someone does something.
Probably, perhaps, definitely, obviously, certainly, truly, exactly....
Formula1:
Adverb of Probability + Sentence
Example:
- Perhaps she comes today.
- Probably I have to get up early tomorrow.
Formula2:
Subject + Modal Verb + Adverb of Probability + Main Verb + Complement
Example:
- He will probably get married next year.
- Many people can exactly speak English very well.
6) ADVERB OF DEGREE
Adverb of degree is used to give information about the extent or degree of something.
Very, quite, fairly, extremely, too, enough, so, almost, a lot...
Formula1:
Subject + Intransitive Verb + Adverb of Degree
Example:
- My friends talk a lot.
- The economy grows extremely.
Formula2:
Sub +Transitive Verb + Object + Adverb of Degree
Example:
- My boss treats all workers fairly.
- Children study English, too.
Formula3:
Subject +Linking Verb + Adverb of Degree + Adjective
Example:
She seems too hungry.

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