Adverbs of manner

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Adverbs of Manner
El adverbio es una parte de la oración cuya función principal es modificar o complementar el significado del verbo, del adjetivo o de otro adverbio.
The teacher speaks slowly /El profesor habla despacio
Los adverbios explican cómo ocurre una acción. 'slowly' (despacio) nos indica la forma en la que el profesor habla. Es por lo tanto un adverbio de modo. Como veremos,existen muchas más clases de adverbios.
Los Adverbs of Manner expresan cómo se realiza una acción. La mayoría suelen terminar en -ly (equivale a la terminación adverbial española 'mente' y por lo tantosuelen formarse a partir del correspondiente adjetivo al que se agrega dicha terminación..
careful - carefully (cuidadosamente), easy - easily (fácilmente), etc.

aunque existen excepciones,well (bien), aloud (en voz alta), etc.

# Most adverbs of manner are formed by adding ‘-ly’ to an adjective, but sometimes other spelling changes are needed.
# We cannot form adverbs from adjectivesthat end in ‘-ly’.
# Some adverbs have the same form as adjectives.
# We do not use adverbs after link verbs, you use adjectives.
# Adverbials of manner are sometimes prepositional phrases or noungroups.

1. Adverbs of manner are often formed by adding ‘-ly’to an adjective.

Adjectives
bad
beautiful
careful
quick
quiet
soft
Adverbs
badly
beautifully
carefully
quicklyquietly
softly

2. Adverbs formed in this way usually have a similar meaning to the adjective.
She is as clever as she is beautiful.
He talked so politely and danced so beautifully.
‘We must nottalk. We must be quiet,’ said Sita.
She wanted to sit quietly, to relax.
3. There are sometimes changes in spelling when an adverb is formed from an adjective.

‘-le’ changes to ‘-ly’:
‘-y’ changesto ‘-ily’:
‘-ic’ changes to ‘-ically’:
‘-ue’ changes to ‘-uly’:
‘-ll’ changes to ‘-lly’:
Adjectives
gentle
easy
automatic
true
full
Adverbs
gently
easily
automatically
truly
fully...
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