An adverb is a word that modifies (describe) verbs, adjectives and other adverbs. An adverb can also be described as a word which adds information to other words. Example of adverbs are: gently, yesterday, proudly, later, well, briefly, daily.
Types of Adverb
The following are some examples of the common types of adverb
- Adverb of frequency: It includes regularly, always.
Amina visits us regularly
- Adverb of degree: It includes very, entirely, absolutely
The water is very hot.
- Adverb of manner: It includes hard, accurately, nicely,
She dressed nicely to the party.
- Adverb of place: It includes there, here
I kept my book there.
- Adverb of time: It includes there, here, later, when, after.
The boy arrived in class later.
- Describe an adverb
- Mention five types of adverbs
Reading Assignment: Adverb
Reference: Contemporary English Grammar by Murthy, J.D.