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					                         Adverbs

          • In German adjectives and
          adverbs have the same form.
          • In English we use different
          forms.




Adverb / Adjective 6te                    1
                         Function
We use adverbs to:

•   describe verbs
•   describe other adverbs
•   describe adjectives
•   describe complete sentences



Adverb / Adjective 6te              2
                         Practice Page
• It's terribly cold.           •   adjective
• This steak is badly           •   adjective
  cooked.                       •   adjective
• He is unusually fast.         •   adjective
• He madly loves her.           •   verb
• Luckily, he didn‘t fall.      •   sentence
• They beat them terribly       •   adverb
  easily


Adverb / Adjective 6te                          3
                         Exceptions
• good
• -ly words (friendly, ugly, silly, lovely)
• fast, long, low, daily, monthly, weekly
• hard

 • well
 • in a ............ way
 • adjective = adverb
 • hard / hardly
Adverb / Adjective 6te                        4
                           Practice Page
Janet talks so quickly that nobody can understand her      easily
Dave plays tennis fairly well
Susan is dangerous , stupid and terrible
They built this house terribly cleverly
His arm was aching badly




Quick; easy; fair; good; dangerous; stupid; terrible; clever



  Adverb / Adjective 6te                                            5
                         Comparison
•   more, most => all adverbs ending in –ly
•   -er; -est   => all adverbs with one syllable
•   well – better – best
•   badly – worse - worst




Adverb / Adjective 6te                         6
                          Word order
• manner – place – time
• They practised hard in the gym before the game
• Never put adverbs between verb and object!
• Sie spricht gut Englisch / She speaks E. well.




 Adverb / Adjective 6te                            7

				
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