Welcome to your Adjectives and Adverbs 1 lesson! In this topic we talk about:
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Have a look at these two sentences:
The kids are playing happily outside.
The bus got us to town quickly.
Happily and quickly are adverbs. Most adverbs are made by Adjective+LY:
Be careful! Not all words ending with +LY are adjectives. The following words are adjectives:
The difference between adjectives and adverbs
Let’s compare adjectives and adverbs:
|Adjectives are used to describe nouns:||Adverbs are used to describe verbs:|
Adjectives can also be used after these verbs: BE/FEEL/LOOK/SOUND etc:
Using adverbs with adjectives
Adverbs can be used before adjectives:
The hotel was relatively cheap.
We arrived in the city remarkably quickly.
We understood this lesson incredibly easily.
I’m terribly sorry for what happened.
Adverbs can also be used before a past participle:
No-one was badly injured after the accident.
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