adjectives and adverbs

adjectives and adverbs - EXAMPLES: • Interrogative: –...

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ADJECTIVES & ADVERBS RULES TO FOLLOW
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ADJECTIVES Modifies Nouns Modifies Pronouns
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DEFINITION OF AN ADJECTIVE: It tells what kind of person, place, or thing. A noun or a pronoun is. It may also point out which one or how many.
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EXAMPLES: The ship was an English vessel. (what kind) This factory is mine. (which one) Many people enjoy the annual dinner. (how many, which one)
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AN ADVERB: Modifies an active verb or a verb phrase by expressing manner, place, time, degree, or number.
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TYPES OF ADVERBS: Simple Interrogative Negative
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EXAMPLES: SIMPLE: She moved quietly . (Manner and tell how) I waited there for an hour. (Place and tell where) You may leave soon . (Time, tells when) I called you once . (Number, tells how many) He sat very still. (Degree, tells how much)
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Interrogative Adverb Introduces a sentence that asks a question where, when, why and how
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Unformatted text preview: EXAMPLES: • Interrogative: – When will you return? – How is the trunk being sent? Negative Adverb • Denies or contradicts a statement • no, not , never, only, scarcely and hardly Note: two negative adverbs should not be used together. EXAMPLES: • Negative •- I can scarcely believe my eyes. ( correct) •- I haven’t no more sea shells. (incorrect) Familiar Adverbs to Know • almost finally seldom unusually certainly hardly quite so usually just rather very rather fairly nearly too scarcely well This powerpoint was kindly donated to www.worldofteaching.com http://www.worldofteaching.com is home to over a thousand powerpoints submitted by teachers. This is a completely free site and requires no registration. Please visit and I hope it will help in your teaching....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course ENGLISH 110 taught by Professor Lisathomas during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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