Adverbs for Class 6

Adverb Definition for class 6:  An adverb is a word that is used to modify the verb, an adjective, or the whole sentence. In other words, it can be said that they are used to show the qualities of a verb or an adjective. An interesting fact about adverbs is that they can modify an adverb in a sentence.

5 Examples of adverbs:

  1. An incredible pretty girl sat down beside me in the theatre. (Here an adverb ‘incredible’ is used to modify the adjective ‘pretty’)
  2. Muskan runs very quickly. ( Here an adverb ‘very’ is used to modify an adverb ‘quickly’)
  3. He is happily discussing with his friends.
  4. Ram is much smarter than Shyam.
  5. Seema sings well.

Types/Kinds of Adverb for Class 6

According to class 6, an adverb can be categorized into five types that are:

  1. Adverbs of time
  2. Adverbs of manner
  3. Adverbs of degree
  4. Adverbs of place
  5. Adverbs of frequency

1. Adverbs of Time

An adverb of time is used to give information about when the verb takes place. They are usually placed at the end of the sentences.

Some of the words that are used as adverbs of time – annually, daily, monthly, recently, regularly, yet, soon, etc.

Examples of Adverbs of Time:

  1. I finish all my small works during my free time.
  2. He hasn’t reached at the destination yet.
  3. You will recover from this disease soon.
  4. It is necessary to check out the accounts monthly.
  5. In our school, a sports competition is held annually.

2. Adverbs of Place

An adverb of place describes more about the place of a verb where it has taken place. These are generally used after the main verb of the sentence.

Some of the adverbs that are used as adverbs of place – here, there, nowhere, everywhere, out, in, above, below, etc.

Examples of Adverbs of Place:

  1. The thief who has stolen my wallet was found nowhere.
  2. In my college plants are everywhere in the garden.
  3. Books are placed above the table.
  4. The cat is sitting below the table.
  5. He comes to my house every day.

3. Adverbs of Degree

An adverb of degree describes more about the intensity of the verb in the sentence. They are generally used before the main verb in a sentence.

Some of the words are as adverbs of degree – almost, quite, nearly, too, etc.

Examples of Adverbs of Degree:

  1. You hardly know about India.
  2. Ram’ mother is in extremely critical condition.
  3. Raju is so excited to go for a picnic.
  4. It is quite natural that you will learn from your mistakes.
  5. I almost finished my project.

4. Adverbs of Manners

An adverb of manner describes in what manner, the verb was carried out. They are easily picked out from the sentences because they generally end up with -ly.

Some of the words that are used as adverbs of manner – neatly, slowly, quickly, sadly, etc.

Examples of Adverbs of Manner:

  1. She neatly cleaned up her room.
  2. Let us quickly finish our office work.
  3. He is walking slowly.
  4. Sita is sitting quietly on the balcony.
  5. Drive the car fast if you want to catch the train.

5. Adverbs of Frequency

An adverb of frequency describes the recurrency of the verb. They are mostly used to modify verbs. They are generally used before the main verb.

Some of the words that are used as adverbs of frequencynever, always, rarely, sometimes, usually, again, etc.

Examples of Adverbs of Frequency:

  1. He always calls his parents before I sleep in the hostel.
  2. She will never come in the party with you again.
  3. We usually go for weekends with friends.
  4. I feel sometimes that you have scolded him more than he deserves.
  5. My father rarely use his mobile while eating food.

Let us discuss each one of them in detail and understand how to use them in a sentence but before that let’s do some exercise on adverbs till now what we have learned so we can easily determine our progress.

Exercise/Worksheet on Adverbs for Class 6

Find out the adverbs from the sentences given below.

  1. He sadly talked with us.
  2. I always get up early in the morning.
  3. Vishal comes very late in the party.
  4. The workshop was very good to learn something new.
  5. I recently went to Shimla.
  6. We will discuss this matter later.
  7. She rarely go out in the party.
  8. Students warmly welcomed the chief guest in the college.
  9. She swims very fast.
  10. Anu is much faster than you.

Answers:

  1. Sadly
  2. Always
  3. Very
  4. Very
  5. Recently
  6. Later
  7. Rarely
  8. Warmly
  9. Very
  10. Much

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