POSITION OF ADVERBS

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POSITION OF ADVERBS by Mind Map: POSITION OF ADVERBS

1. What is position of adverbs

1.1. Adverbs

1.1.1. Adverbs are words that describe

1.1.1.1. Verbs = She walks SLOWLY.

1.1.1.2. Adjectives = She is VERY good

1.1.1.3. Other adverbs = She walks VERY SLOWLY

1.1.1.4. Clause = Fortunately , we got there in time

1.1.2. The position of adverbs in the sentence depends on what TYPE OF ADVERB it is.

1.1.2.1. TYPE OF ADVERB there are three normal position

1.1.2.1.1. -Front position

1.1.2.1.2. -Mid position

1.1.2.1.3. -End position

1.1.3. BUT!

1.1.3.1. Do not place an adverb between a verb & its object

1.1.3.1.1. EX. I carefully painted the house = correct(mid) I painted the house carefully = correct(end) I painted carefully the house = incorrect

2. Adverb of manner

2.1. How to use?

2.1.1. -Put behind the object (or behind the verb if there's no object)

2.1.1.1. EX. It is raining heavily. She speaks English well

2.2. EX. slowly , quickly , sadly , politely , heavily , gently , lazily , badly ,happily BUT**well , hard , fast don't use (ly)

3. Adverbs of place

3.1. How to use?

3.1.1. -Like adverbs of manner, there adverb s are put behind the object or the verb

3.1.1.1. EX. I looked everywhere. Hang the picture there

3.2. EX. here , there , nowhere , everywhere , above , below , inside , outside , over there , under , upstairs

4. Adverbs of time

4.1. How to use?

4.1.1. -Usually at the end of sentences.

4.1.1.1. EX. I will tell you the story. I haven't been going to the gym lately

4.2. EX. today , tonight , recently , hourly , soon , so far , already , now , yesterday , then , immediately , last

5. Adverbs of frequency

5.1. How to use?

5.1.1. -Normally put before the main verb

5.1.1.1. EX. You never visit us. I have always wanted to be a writer.

5.2. EX. never , always , rarely , sometimes , often , normally , seldom , usually , hardly , frequently , generally

6. Adverbs of degree

6.1. How to use?

6.1.1. -These words usually go before the world that they emphasize.

6.1.1.1. EX. He plays the piano extremely badly. This lesson is pretty easy to understand.

6.2. EX. almost , nearly , quite , just , too , enough , completely , totally , extremely , highly , entirely , greatly , very , strongly , perfectly

7. Adverbs of certainty

7.1. How to use?

7.1.1. -They are placed after auxiliary verbs and before other verbs when there are two or more auxiliary , the adverb goes after the first.

7.1.1.1. EX. She will probably come. I certainly feel better today.

7.2. EX. definitely , certainly , probably , obviously , surely

8. Comment adverbs

8.1. How to use?

8.1.1. -These adverbs are put at the beginning

8.1.1.1. EX. Fortunately , no one was hurt. Technically , we cannot fly to Mars and back.

8.2. EX. fortunately , unfortunately , luckily , honestly , amazingly ,hopefully , technically