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JSS1: ENGLISH LANGUAGE - 2ND TERM

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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

  1. Adverb of frequency: It includes regularly, always. 

Amina visits us regularly

  1. Adverb of degree: It includes very, entirely, absolutely

The water is very hot.

  1. Adverb of manner: It includes hard, accurately, nicely, 

She dressed nicely to the party.

  1. Adverb of place: It includes there, here

I kept my book there.

  1. Adverb of time: It includes there, here, later, when, after.

The boy arrived in class later.

Evaluation:

  1. Describe an adverb
  2. Mention five types of adverbs

Reading Assignment: Adverb

Reference: Contemporary English Grammar by Murthy, J.D.

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