Grammar 101: AdverbsA Lesson by Laura Maidah
Adverbs are used to describe or modify a verb, adjective, clause, or another adverb. Basically, they modify everything except nouns and pronouns (which are modified by adjectives).
Example of an adverb modifying a verb:
Example of an adverb modifying an adjective:
Example of an adverb modifying a sentence:
Usually adverbs answer to the questions “When?” (adverbs of time), “Where?” (adverbs of place), and “How?” (adverbs of manner).
Adverbs can also be used to connect clauses and sentences (in this case they are called conjunctive adverbs). For example:
Added on June 24, 2012
Last Updated on June 24, 2012