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Post by Aline on July 22 at 02:09:24 PM

hi, " my" can be used as an adverb or adjectif.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014 3:19 AM

Post by Niyitegeka Emmanuel on July 16 at 03:07:16 AM

In the find the adverbs - why is 'up' in "took up" not an adverb?

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Post by Shincheul Kang on July 2 at 09:16:30 AM

In the phrase of "the plodded along" , what is the word form of along?

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Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:01 PM

Post by Hyun Kim on January 12 at 12:45:25 PM

In the third Sentence of "Adverbs and Adjectives" why is verb not an adverb?

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Sun Jun 23, 2013 12:10 PM

Post by John N on June 23, 2013

Since we have verbs and adjectives why do we need adverbs?

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Mon May 13, 2013 8:14 PM

Post by Ryan Canfield on May 12, 2013

Aren't "fast" and "far" describing how the hare RAN? If RAN is a verb, then wouldn't these two words (fast, far) be adverbs?

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Tue May 7, 2013 12:27 PM

Post by America Moctezuma on April 14, 2013

Quick question, can you use "I did excellent on the test"? instead of "well"

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Wed Apr 3, 2013 8:16 PM

Post by Brett Snodgrass on April 3, 2013

got so far ahead.....
so = adverb. .....?
far = adjective... ?
ahead = noun ?

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Wed Apr 3, 2013 8:15 PM

Post by praveen sambanthamurthy karkuzhali on January 1, 2013

Hello Madam,

Thanks for the great tutorial ,that ever i had on English grammar.

As you said in the previous lessons ,verb -state of being,then why do you say affection is not a verb?

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Wed Apr 3, 2013 4:59 PM

Post by Nathanael Shim on December 10, 2012

How come in the sentence," The tortoise is a very patient animal." Professor Hendershot didn't mark the word "very" as an adverb?
The word " very" is an adverb right??

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Fri Nov 30, 2012 12:03 AM

Post by PABLO AGREDANO on November 29, 2012

in the finding the adverbs slide with the tortoise and the hare. when you explained the "very clever tortoise", tortoise = noun, so clever = adjective and very = adverb.

i understand the adjective and the noun part. however i am a little confused about the very. i understand that a word that modifies an adjective = adverb. but in your adjective video you stated that you can stack up adjectives. so how did you know that very was an adverb modifying an adjective and not another adjective stacked up to modify the noun tortoise.

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Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:59 PM

Post by PABLO AGREDANO on November 29, 2012

adjectives have to be placed directly before the noun/pronoun? and the adverb can be located anywhere as long as its in the same clause? and it answers the questions: when, where, how, why?

i had previously thot that the adverb was like the adjective where it would have to be placed directly in front of the verb or behind it. but after working through your two example passages with the boy who cried wolf and the tortoise and the hare it does not seem that way

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Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:56 PM

Post by PABLO AGREDANO on November 29, 2012

in the slide @ 2:50, the adjective/sdverb slide. i have a question about the sentence : the tortoise is a very patient animal. in the slide you said that patient is an adjective that modifies animal. but isn't "animal" = adjective for the linking verb "is" and "tortoise". if that is true, then "patient" = adverb because it is modifying an adjective ?

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Wed Sep 26, 2012 1:31 PM

Post by Isaiah Jones on September 26, 2012

im not geting the adverb thing at allll..!!!! ughhh

Adverbs

  • Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. They describe when, where, how, why, under what conditions, and to what degree.
  • Adjectives modify nouns and pronouns; adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs.
  • Never use an adverb to modify a noun or pronoun, and never use an adjective in place of an adverb.

Adverbs

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