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Every word in the English language fits into a specific category. These categories include verbs, nouns, adjectives, articles, prepositions, conjunctions, and adverbs. Together these words are known as the particles or parts of speech.

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1. Types Of Adverbs

Knowing what each type of word is for and how to use it isn't just a crucial skill for grammar teachers. Having a good understanding of how language works means you can write better quality sentences, and pass on your knowledge to others.

Adverbs modify other words in a sentence which means they give more information about how action happens. They can describe how, where, when, and how action occurs. There are four main types of adverbs.

  • Adverbs for manner: happily, sadly, greedily, joyfully, easily.
  • Adverbs of time: now, tonight, tomorrow, yesterday, soon.
  • Adverbs of frequency: sometimes, frequently, daily, never, often.
  • Adverbs of place: ahead, there, inside, near, above.

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