'Working hard or hardly working?'
Adverbs are used to give us more information about a verb. They give us information on how something happens or how something is done. For example:
'She cried badly when her dog died'.
'He easily climbed the wall'.
Many English adverbs end in –ly. They are often made by adding –ly to the end of an adjective: quick + ly = quickly.
Sometimes adjectives end in –ly. For example:
friendly, lonely and lovely.
Adjectives are used to tell us about nouns. They tell us about people and things.
'That was a bad film'.
'My exam was easy'.
Adverbs can be used with adjectives. Take a look at the following examples:
Now read the following sentences and decide if an adverb or adjective is needed: