Thursday, October 25, 2012

Adverbs

副词

An adverb is a word which describes or adds meaning to a verb, an adjective or another adverb.
副词是用来修饰动、形容词或另一个副词的词。

Adverbs or manner describe the way an action or event occurs. Most adverbs of manner are formed by adding "ly" to an adjective.
表示状态的副词形容一个动作或事件进行的方式。大部分这类的副词由形容词加 “ly” 构成。

e.g
The maid always does her work carelessly.
We waited patiently at the gate.


Adverbs of frequency are used to indicate how often an action or event occurs.
表示频率的副词显示某动作或事件进行的频率。

e.g.
He rarely goes out during weekends.
The girls always help their mother at home.

Adverbs of time are used to indicate when an action or event occurs.
表示时间的副词显示某动作或事件进行的时间。

e.g.
The football match will be held tomorrow.
Mr. Tan be leaving KL today.





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