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Common Adverbs

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An adverb is a word that describes a verb.

It tells you about an action, or the way something is done.

A lot of adverbs end in -ly.

For example:

The baby is sleeping soundly.

It is raining heavily.

9 Adverbs

Insert an adverb below into the spaces in the sentences. Only use each adverb once.

loudly already noisily politely
carelessly outside now early anywhere

Lesson by Amanda, Cape Town English language school

  • 1. The man shouted .
  • 2. He arrived .
  • 3. The train has left.
  • 4. He drove . He's a dangerous driver.
  • 5. The students talked .
  • 6. The children are playing .
  • 7. Let's go .
  • 8. Tom spoke to his teacher.
  • 9. Have you seen Anne's cat ?