Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Adverbs, part of Grammar Foundations.
Adverbs further explain, …illustrate, or show degrees. …In grammar jargon, they modify. …Adjectives do that also, so what is the difference …between the two groups of modifiers? …The main difference is in what they modify. …Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. …Once again, each part of speech must be …understood, because they are all interconnected. …One clue to adverbs is that most L-Y words are adverbs. …Their counterpart, the adjectives, …generally do not end with L-Y, although as with …most grammar rules, exceptions do exist. …Cowardly, for example, ends in L-Y but is an adjective, …as in the cowardly lion. …Look at these word groups. …Each group will be in the sentences we'll examine. …Quick and quickly, swift, swiftly, …real, really, slight, slightly, …extreme, extremely, rapid and rapidly. …The first word in each group is an adjective, …the second an adverb, so keep that L-Y in mind …as we examine how adverbs modify verbs. …Lynn worked quick or quickly. …In determining if quick or quickly is correct, …
- Differentiate between concrete and abstract nouns.
- Demonstrate proper use of articles.
- Distinguish between restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses.
- Create parallel sentences.
- Use pronouns correctly.
- Recognize look-alikes and sound-alikes.
- Apply appropriate punctuation rules.
- Distinguish between passive and active voice.
Skill Level Intermediate
Business Writing Principleswith Judy Steiner-Williams1h 32m Beginner
1. Overview of Grammar
2. The Parts of Speech
3. Common Problems
Practicing the grammar rules1m 46s
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