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ADVERBS OF MANNERS ESERCIZI CHIUSI (lasciate perder e le spiegazioni in tedesco!!)

html mediate SPIEGAZIONI GRAMMATICALI (molto chiara, esercizi i n fondo alle spiegazioni) (abbastanza chiara, esercizi in f ondo alle spiegazioni) GRAMM + ESERCIZI r/gramch25.html DOC IN PDF, non puoi fare copia ed incolla, puoi stamparlo e poi controllare le soluzioni con la pagina delle correzioni verbs.pdf ADVERBS OF MANNER Adverbs of manner say how something happens or is done/ gli avverbi di frequenza ti dicono come viene fatto qualche cosa Examples are: happily, angrily, slowly, carefully, fast etc. She walked slowly. John drove carefully. The soldiers fought bravely. POSITION / POSIZIONE Adverbs of manner normally go in end position (at the end of a clause) / Gli avv erbi di frequenza di solito, vanno alla fine della frase She sang well. He talked loudly. She walked slowly. He managed it skillfully. She speaks English well. ADVERBS OF DEGREE An adverb of manner modifying an adjective or another adverb normally goes befor e it / un avverbio che modifica un aggettivo o unaltro avverbio, di solito va pri ma di esso She is seriously ill (ill = ammalato = aggettivo) I was terribly busy.

Points to be noted / da notare 1 Adverbs of manner can come in mid position if the adverb is not important to t he meaning of the verb / gli avverbi di frequenza sono in posizione centrale (ci o fra soggetto e verbo) se lavverbio non importante per la connotazione del verbo She angrily tore up the letter. (The manner in which she tore up the letter is n ot important.) His health slowly began to improve. 2. If there is a preposition before the object, we can place the adverb either b efore the preposition or after the object / se c un complemento con preposizione, lavverbio va prima del complemento o dopo di esso The man walked happily towards his home. The man walked towards his home happily. 3. To emphasize the point, sometimes, an adverb of manner is placed before the m ain verb / qualche volta lavverbio posto prima del verbo principale se si vuole d are maggior risalto al verbo stesso He gently woke up the woman 4. Some writers put adverbs of manner at the beginning of a sentence to catch ou r attention / quando si scrive, talvolta si pu mettere lavverbio allinizio della fr ase per catturare lattenzione di chi legge Happily Tom went home. Slowly he walked away. Adverbs of manner tell us how something happens. They are usually he main verb or after the object. Examples: He swims well, (after the main verb) He ran... rapidly, slowly, quickly.. She spoke... softly, loudly, aggressively.. James coughed loudly to attract her attention. He plays the flute beautifully. (after the object) He ate the chocolate cake greedily. BE CAREFUL! The adverb should not be put between the verb and the He ate greedily the chocolate cake [incorrect] He ate the chocolate cake greedily [correct] If there is a preposition before the object, e.g. at, towards, we adverb either before the preposition or after the object. Example: The child ran happily towards his mother. The child ran towards his mother happily. Sometimes an adverb of manner is placed before a verb + object to He gently woke the sleeping woman. placed after t

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Also, these common adverbs are almost always placed AFTER the verb / questi avve rbi, di solito, sono posti dopo il verbo: well badly hard fast Notice the difference in meaning between the following pairs of sentences: She quickly agreed to re-type the letter (= her agreement was quick) She agreed to re-type the letter quickly (= the re-typing was quick) He quietly asked me to leave the house (= his request was quiet)

He asked me to leave the house quietly (= the leaving was quiet) ELENCO DI AVVERBI VARI CHE NON DIFFERISCONO DALLAGGETTIVO Adjective Adverb of Manner fast fast hard hard little little loud loud or loudly much much straight straight Adjective far high low near wide Adjective early first late long Adverb of Location far high low near wide Adverb of Time early first late long

Adjective Adverb of Frequency daily daily monthly monthly weekly weekly yearly yearly

Adverbs of manner are usually placed after the main verb. He swims fast. She sings beautifully. It is possible to place the adverb before the verb. This places emphasis on the adverb. She calmly announced that she had fallen in love with someone else. She quickly finished her dinner. But some adverbs are always placed after the verb. These adverbs are: well, badly, hard, fast. The team well played. - WRONG The team played well. - RIGHT He performed badly. The students tried hard. (note: hard is an irregular adverb - don t say hardly) The dogs ran fast. (note: fast is an irregular adverb - don t say fastly) Adverbs of manner - verbs with objects If the verb has an object, the adverb of manner is usually placed after the obje ct, not between the verb and object. I opened wide the door. - WRONG

I opened the door wide. - RIGHT He ate the chocolate cake greedily. She typed the email hurriedly.

However, it is still possible to place the adverb before the verb, to emphasise the adverb. He greedily ate the chocolate cake. She hurriedly typed the email When there is more than one important. If it is placed he verb. If it is placed at e whole action described in verb in a clause, the position of the adverb is very with the verb, it modifies the action described by t the end of the clause, it describes the manner of th the clause.

Compare: She slowly decided to leave the party. = slowly modifies decided. She decided to leave the party slowly. = slowly modifies leave the party. The teacher quietly asked the children to finish their game. = quietly modifies asked. The teacher asked the children to finish their game quietly. = quietly modifies finish (their game). ADVERBS OF DEGREE You can give more information about most adverbs of manner by using a word such as: a bit quite most fairly really very extremely These words are always placed before the adverb. Very carefully, she carried the baby upstairs. She carried the baby upstairs very carefully. She very carefully carried the baby upstairs. He finished his homework really quickly. angrily badly beautifully calmingly carefully cautiously cleverly dangerously eagerly excitedly foolishly fast furiously greedily happily hard hurriedly kindly nervously politely quickly quietly secretly silently slowly softly stupidly unhappily well wickedly willingly wisely