Juan always makes his friends laugh. almost always
My parents are almost always at home.
generally, They usually/generally/normally/regularly normally, regularly go to the cinema on Sundays.
sometimes occasionally hardly ever, seldom, rarely, almost never, never
Paco often/frequently plays tennis with AndrĂŠs. He sometimes/occasionally studies English. Juan is hardly ever/seldom/rarely/almost neverupset. Paco never gets angry.
Rewrite the complete sentence using the adverb in brackets in its correct position. Example: I play tennis on Sundays. (often) Answer: I often play tennis on Sundays. 1) He listens to the radio. (often) 2) They read a book. (sometimes) 3) Pete gets angry. (never) 4) Tom is very friendly. (usually) 5) I take sugar in my coffee. (sometimes) 6) Ramon and Frank are hungry. (often) 7) My grandmother goes for a walk in the evening. (always) 8) Walter helps his father in the kitchen. (usually) 9) They watch TV in the afternoon. (never) 10) Christine smokes. (never) Adverbs of Frequency Quiz 1
Nancy and I [30%] coffee together. Andrea lives next door so we We meet Meeting.
go out for
see her. at the Annual General
rains here in the summer.
we take the dog off his leash at the beach.
My sister in a row.
two days of school
My boyfriend and I take vacations together quite
Andy [10%] his cousins.
gets to visit with
went to college
once / twice / three times / four day / week / month / a times ... year daily / weekly / monthly / yearly / annually morning / afternoon / evening every
day / week / month / year Monday / Tuesday ... other day /now and then / so often
constantly / continuously Mondays / Tuesdays ... on
again and again from time to time / now and again
Spelling rules for adding -ly In most cases,- ly is simply added to the positive form of the adjective. For example: Adjective
1. Adjectives ending in -ic When the adjective ends in -ic, the syllable -al is usually added before the -ly ending. For example: Adjective
2. Adjectives ending in le When the adjective ends in -le preceded by a consonant, the final e is usually changed to y, to form the -ly ending. For example: Adjective
When the adjective ends in -le preceded by a vowel, in most cases, ly is simply added to the positive form of the adjective. For example: Adjective
However, in the case of the adjective whole, the final e is removed before the ending -ly is added: Adjective
3. Adjectives ending in -ll When the adjective ends in -ll, only y is added. For example: Adjective
4. Adjectives ending in -ue When the adjective ends in -ue, the final e is usually omitted before the ending ly is added. For example:
5. Adjectives ending in -y When the adjective ends in y preceded by a consonant, the y is usually changed to i before the ending ly is added. For example: Adjective
However, in the case of the adjectives shy and sly, -ly is simply added to the positive form of the adjective: Adjective
When the adjective ends in -y preceded by a vowel, in most cases, -ly is simply added to the positive form of the adjective. For example: Adjective
Click on all adverbs. 1. They worked hard to pass the exam. 2. She quickly crossed the street and managed to catch the bus. 3. He was extremely impolite when she disturbed him. 4. She is very good at German, but she does speak French well. 5. They play soccer badly. 6. Tracy's dress was extremely expensive. 7. She is an efficient secretary. 8 She is a famous actress in the U.S.A. 9. I don't know him well. 10. She could hardly get what they were talking about.
Exercise - Adjective or Adverb Write down the correct form of the word in brackets (adjective or adverb). slow
Tom is (slow)
Sue is a (careful)
girl. She climbed up the ladder
The dog is (angry)
. It barks
He acted (excellent)
. He works
. He's an
They learn English (easy) language.
. They think English is an
Max is a (good)
Dogs rely on their noses as they can smell (extreme / good)
singer. He sings
The little boy looked (sad) me
cold today. The cold wind is
true, why does dog food smell so (terrible)
. . If that is
? . I went over to comfort him and he looked at
. I tasted the soup (careful)
but it tasted (wonderful)
Q1 - Nunca Nunca ir allí. Nunca ir allí. Nunca voy allí. Q2 - Por lo general, Normalmente me levanto a las seis y media. llego normalmente a las seis y media. Q3 - A menudo A menudo voy allí. voy allí a menudo. Tanto Q4 - En general, En general, no leo el periódico. Yo no leo un periódico en general. Tanto Q5 - Rara vez Rara vez voy. voy allí raramente. Tanto Q6 - Pronto Lo haré pronto. Voy a hacer pronto. Tanto Q7 - Frecuentes Estoy con frecuencia tarde al trabajo. Con frecuencia llego tarde al trabajo. Tanto Q8 - Siempre Estoy siempre en el tiempo. siempre estoy a tiempo. Tanto P9 - Sin embargo, No he terminado todavía. No lo he terminado todavía. Tanto Q10 - Ahora Quiero ahora. lo quiero ahora. Tanto Q11 - Mañana Mañana voy a ir allí. Iré allí mañana. Tanto Q12 - Ayer Yo ayer fui allí. Fui allí ayer. Tanto P13 - Hoy Llega hoy. Ella llega hoy. Tanto Q14 - Sin embargo, Yo no lo he hecho todavía. todavía no he hecho. Tanto Q15 - Aún
Yo todavía no he terminado. Todavía no he terminado todavía. Tanto
ADVERBS a, hacia
acaso, en una de esas
alguna vez, algunas veces
al mismo tiempo (que)
at the same time (as)
a menudo, raras veces
antes que, después que before, after a propósito, con intención
a propósito (ya que hablamos del tema)
by the way
aquí mismo, allí mismo, right here, right there, por allá over there arriba, abajo
así, de este modo
bastante, poco, mucho, enough, little, much,
cada vez mรกs
more and more
cerca de, lejos de
near, far from
in accordance with
delante de, detrรกs de
in front of, behind
de mala gana
desde ... hacia
from ... to
at, in, by
MORE INFORMATION http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/adverbs.htm
Published on Feb 19, 2013