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Adverbs: Adverb Overview

There are many different English adverbs and these different words do different jobs and can be used in many different parts of sentences and texts.

Adverbs are often used to modify or change words adjectives, other adverbs or nouns:

adverb overiewexample1

Adverbs also help prepositions:

adverb overview example2

Adverbials are adverb phrases.

They add information to clauses, show the speaker's attitude or help connect text together.

In this part of the grammar you can study how to form adverbs; see how adverbs modify other words ;look at the very common adverbs of here, now, there, then and just; study time , place, process, and linking adverbs and see how adverbs can be compared.

copyright Robert Buckmaster 2008