December 22, 2014

Prepositions vs Adverbs

Words that are sometimes prepositions can act as adverbs. A preposition requires an object. An adverb does not. A single word acting as an adverb answers where, when, how or to what degree about the verb. If you want to see the eclipse, you … [Read more...]

Adverb Practice Exercise Answers

1. Marcella, deposit the money safely in the most powerful vault. SAFELY is an adverb modifying the verb DEPOSIT. MOST is an adverb modifying the adjective POWERFUL 2. The recently found journal said Wallace was so lost that he just wandered … [Read more...]

Adverb Practice Exercise


Identify the adverbs in each sentence as well as the words they modify. After indentifying the adverbs in the entire exercise, click on the "Are You Prepared?" button at the bottom of this page to see the answers. 1. Marcella, deposit the money … [Read more...]

Interactive Adverb Quiz #1

Choose what part of speech the identified adverb modifies. … [Read more...]

Conjunctive Adverbs


Conjunctive adverbs are not true conjunctions, but these adverbs often function as conjunctions in joining two independent clauses. They serve as transitional devices between one main thought and another. Common Conjunctive … [Read more...]

Parts of Speech: Adverbs


An adverb modifies--changes, enhances, limits, describes, intensifies, muffles -- a verb, an adjective or another adverb. AN ADVERB ANSWERS THE QUESTION HOW? [In the following examples, the adverb is bold and the word it modifies is … [Read more...]