Grammar: Introduction to Adverbs (Features and Functions)

 

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In today’s class, we will be talking about grammar: introduction to adverbs, etc. Enjoy the class!

Grammar: Introduction to Adverbs (Features and Functions)

adverbs example english classnotesng

Fill in the blanks with suitable adverbs. Choose from those given below.

Slowly   Quickly    Completely       Probably            Upstairs

Even        Often        Tomorrow

Only     Certainly       Neatly          Definitely         Happily

Example:

  1. Polite people ……………………….. say thank-you.
  2. I …………………………… have headaches.
  3. You have ……………………….. been working too hard.
  4. He always wears a coat, ………………………… in summer.
  5. ……………………….. he can do a thing like that.
  6. ………………………… I have got a meeting in New York.
  7. She got dressed ……………………………
  8. This time tomorrow I will be…………………………. working in my garden.
  9. It will …………………………… rain this evening.
  10. The children are playing ………………………..
  11. I ……………………. feel better today.
  12. My brother ………………………….. forgot my birthday.
  13. Write your answers ………………………
  14. She read the letter ……………………………

 

Composition: Informal Letter- Letter to your cousin, telling him about your new school

          

Literature: Review of recommended text/ Figures of speech

Evaluation: With reference to the recommended text, highlight the figures of speech used

General Evaluation:

  1. Write to your sick grandma in the village, wishing her a quick recovery.
  2. Give five examples of three different kinds of adverbs

Weekend Assignment:

Identify the figure of speech used in the following sentences.

  1. The camel is the ship of the desert. a) Metaphor b) Simile c) Oxymoron d) Epigram
  2. Death lays its icy hands on Kings. a) Epigram b) Antithesis c) Metaphor d) Personification
  3. O, Hamlet! Thou has cleft my heart in twain. a) Metaphor b) Hyperbole c) Oxymoron d) Apostrophe
  4. O death! Where is thy sting? O grave! Where is thy victory? a) Oxymoron b) Hyperbole c) Metaphor d) Apostrophe
  5. Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale .a) Simile b) Metaphor c) Hyperbole d) Apostrophe
  6. Variety is the spice of life. a) Metaphor b) Simile c) Hyperbole d) Antithesis
  7. Pride goeth forth on horseback, grand and gay a) Personification b) Hyperbole c) Apostrophe d) Metaphor
  8. O Solitude! Where are the charms that sages have seen in thy face? a) Personification b) Apostrophe c) Hyperbole d) Antithesis
  9. Here is the smell of blood still; all the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand. a) Hyperbole b) Antithesis c) Personification d) Metaphor
  10. Many are called, few are chosen a) Oxymoron b) Antithesis c) Hyperbole d) Personification

 

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