Class 8 English Grammar – Adverbs

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Adverbs

 

Definition of Adjectives:

 

Adverbs are words that tell you more about verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs.

Subject+main verb+adverb

 

Examples:

  • He writes slowly.
  • The parents walked quickly into the room.
  • Sai quickly read the book.

Q. How did sai read the book?

A. Sai read the bok quickly.

  • Akash left early.

Q. When did Akash leave?

A. Akash left early.

  • Uma and Reema played here.

Q. Where did Uma and Reema played?

A. Uma and Reema played here.

 

Adverb modifies an adjective or another adverb. If an Adverb modifies an adjective or another adverb, then that Adverb is used before the adjective or another adverb.

 

Example:

  • She is wonderfully
  • Tanya is a wonderful

 

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TYPES OF ADVERBS

 

1. ADVERB OF MANNER

Some adverbs and adverb phrases describe the way people do things. They answer the question “How?”

 

Example:

  • The men answered all the questions correctly.
  • She was driving carelessly.
  • The helicopter landed safely.
  • Priyanka plays the piano skillfully.
  • Ram is behaving like a baby.
  • Please put this wrapper in the dustbin.

 

2. ADVERBS OF TIME

Some adverbs and adverb phrases answer the question “when?”

 

Example:

  • I am going to my new drawing class tomorrow.
  • The metro train has already left.
  • Our favourite TV Program starts at 8’ O Clock.

 

3. ADVERBS OF PLACE

Some adverbs and adverb phrases answer the question “where?”

 

Example:

  • It’s very sunny but cold outside.
  • The girls are playing upstairs.
  • That’s our bat there.

 

4. ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY (HOW MUCH?)

It tells “HOW OFTEN” something happens. Express the importance/degree/level of the action in the sentence.

 

Example:

  • Suraj practices the piano regularly.
  • The children always go to school on the bus.
  • The milk is delivered daily.
  • We walk home from class every day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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