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English Grammar

Five Types of Adverbs

There are five types of adverbs.

  1. Adverbs of Degree - states "how much" or to "what degree"
    • Very - He cooks very well.
    • Extremely - She speaks extremely well.
    • Quite - The food was quite good.
    • Barely - There was barely room for everyone in the bus.
  2. Adverbs of Manner - states "how" something happens
    • Fast - The girls walk eagerly to school.
    • Slow - The teacher writes clearly.
    • Calmly - The doctor speaks calmly.
    • Patiently - We wait patiently for the bus.
  3. Adverbs of Frequency - states "how often" something happens
    • Always - We always go to school.
    • Slow - The teacher writes clearly.
    • Calmly - The doctor speaks calmly.
    • Patiently - We wait patiently for the bus.
  4. Adverbs of Time - states "when" something happens
    • Later - I will call her later.
    • Tomorrow - We will go to work tomorrow.
    • Next Week - Are you going to the city next week?.
    • Last Year - We went to Europe last year.
  5. Adverbs of Place - states "where" something happens
    • Under - Can you put your shoes under the bed.
    • Downstairs - We need to take the boxes downstairs.
    • Near - Can you sit near me?
    • South - I live south of the city.

What are adverbs?

Five Types of Adverbs

Types of Adverbs

Adverbs of Degree

Adverbs of Time

Adverbs of Place

Adverbs of Place Quiz #1

Adverbs of Place Quiz #2

Adverbs of Degree Quiz

Adverbs of Manner

Adverbs of Manner List

Adverbs of Manner Quiz

Adverb Spelling Rules

Adverb of Frequency

Adverb of Frequency Chart

Adverb of Frequency Quiz