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Unformatted text preview: hard. She ate slowly. NOT slowly ate 4 The adverbs almost, also, hardly, just, nearly, never and still go in the middle of the sentence: before the lexical verb (Unit 3) We nearly missed the train. but after the first auxiliary I have never missed it. I am still learning. and after the verb be I am also a teacher. NOTICE: Except for the verb be , adverbs cannot go between the verb and another part of the basic sentence (NOT we go sometimes swimming). 5 The rules for the position of adverbs are difficult. If you are not sure where to put an adverb, put it at the end of the basic sentence (most adverbs can go here). NOTICE: Different adverb positions sometimes give different meanings to sentences (Unit 67)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course ESL 100 taught by Professor Online during the Spring '10 term at Open Uni..
- Spring '10