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Do it adverbially

Level: intermediate and up
Age: any

One player leaves the class while the others decide on an adverb. The victim then returns and tries to guess by asking questions or giving orders; the others answer, or perform an action, in the manner of the adverb. 7 more words

All Ages

Adverbs are evil. They are not your friend - ever.

Last night as I edited using prowritingaid and I had a lightening bolt. I have always followed advice and used abverbs sparingly as I know a verb conveys greater action. 57 more words

Rachel Capps

"The Road to Hell is paved with Adverbs" ?

– Stephen King

The advice in vogue right now is this; get rid of adverbs. All of them, or at least the vast majority, must go if you expect to write well, some will tell you… and if you don’t know what they are (many don’t thanks to failing schools systems) you can get the low-down… 356 more words


Frequency adverbs

  • I sometimes write posts about grammar.
  • I always write them in English.
  • I never joke about learning languages.

Today we are going to learn how to use frequency adverbs. 422 more words


Using articles 4 – Ranking adjectives: ordinals and superlatives

“Ranking” adjectives show a noun’s or position in a hierarchy, list, sequence or category. On this page, we will be looking at ordinals and superlatives. Such adjectives mark exact places in groups and sequences, and therefore deserve to be accompanied by the… 449 more words

English Grammar

Make it interesting!

Today, grade 5s worked on adding descriptive language to simple starter sentences. The challenge for us was adding adjectives and adverbs rather than adding more… 24 more words