Adverbs like; quickly, softly, badly, suddenly, etc.
Adverbs tells you how something happens or how somebody does something (the car stopped suddenly, the nurse was speaking softly, you must listen carefully, he understands perfectly).
|She is very quiet.||She speaks quietly.|
|Be polite !||Ask politely.|
|It was a bad game.||We played badly.|
|You feel nervous.||You reacted nervously.|
hard, fast, late, early : These words are adjectives and adverbs.
|Her job is very hard.||She works very hard.|
|He is a fast walker.||He walks very fast.|
|The train is late / early.||The train arrived late / early.|
good (adjective) and well (adverb)
|Your book is very good.||You write very well.|
|It was a good decision.||You did very well.|
well is also an adjective (not ill = in good health) (How are you ? I am very well, thank you. And you ?).
Adverbs of degree
|Enough means a satisfactory amount or degree||Too means more than enough, an excessive amount or degree||Very means something is done to a high degree, it is usually factual|
|comes after adjectives and adverbs, and before nouns||Comes before adjectives||Comes before adjectives or other adverbs|
|This jacket isn’t big enough for me.We have enough money to buy our own apartment||Our apartment is too small for us||He finishes his work very quickly|
Adverbs of time
|FOR||DURING – WHILE||WHEN – WHILE|
|For shows how long something happened. It is used to refer to a period of time.||Both during and while refer to a period of time in which something happens.||When and while can both be used when two things happen at the same time.|
|During is used with a noun .||While is used with a subject and verb.||When is used when two short events happen at the same time.||While is used when two continuous actions happen at the same time.|
|She’s in New York for a few days.||We were busy during the weekend.||We went shopping while you were sleeping.||I heard you when you opened the door.||’While you were studying I went out shopping.’|