An adverb is a word that modifies a verb

An adverb is a word that modifies a verb - ment Unlike the...

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An  adverb  is a word that modifies a verb, an adjective, or another adverb. It often expresses how the  subject performs an action. In French, many adverbs are formed by adding an ending to the  masculine or feminine form of the related adjective. Other adverbs are totally distinct in nature and  must be memorized.  Adverbs in French tend to have the same position in a sentence as they do in English. Many English adverbs are generally recognized by their “-ly” ending. The equivalent French ending is 
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Unformatted text preview: - ment . Unlike the required agreement of French adjectives, adverbs in French do not agree with anything because they modify verbs, adjectives, or adverbs and not nouns or pronouns. To form an adverb, following two rules: • Add - ment to the masculine singular form of an adjective that ends with a vowel, as shown in the following table . Adjective Adverb facile (easy) facilement (easily) rapide (rapid) rapidement (rapidly) poli (polite) poliment (politely) sincère (sincere) sincèrement (sincerely)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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