Focusing Adverbs and Adverbs of Time Presented By: Ana Mercedes Salazar Clarita de Ho Juan Manuel Londoño Isabel Velazco
Focusing Adverbs Points to a particular part of a clause.
Focusing Adverbs The conveyed, m o e fta eni n g dependsupon their position.
Focusing Adverbs Most Common Also Either Mainly Just Only Mostly Even Neither
Focusing Adverbs John helped me to buy the house, but didn´t actually buy it for me. John onlyhelped me to buy the house. ONLY John, no one Example else helped me . Only, John helped me to buy the house.
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Focusing Adverbs Exceptions She not only speaks 1 Esnhgel isshp;eaks as French well. Example He not only he plays 2 stinhge s;piano too.
Focusing Adverbs P R A C T I C E 1. Maria helped me to study. 2. He can´t sew a button ALSO o 3n . . I drink coffee in the mornings and JUST pancakes. EVEN 4. I was about to leave when ONLY he called. MAINLY 5. The people I saw in the streets were
MOSTLY tourists. EITHER 6. The land is flat. NEITHER 7. Joseph don´t like math, 8 p. h Y y o si u c sc.an give one or two books.
Adverbs of Time
Adverbs of Time Adverbs of time tells uswhen an action happened, but fo al rs h o ow long,and how often.
Adverbs of Time WHEN FOR HOW LONG HOW OFTEN Today All Day Sometimes Yesterday Not Long Frequently Later For a While Never Now Since Last Year Often Last Year Yearly
Adverbs of Time Where to place the adverbs? theWhen adverbs are usually placed at the end of the sentence. Example 1. Juan Manuel attended to the seminar ye 2. s It er wid ll a y vi.sit her tomorrow. “Neutral“ The “when” adverbs can be Positions placed in other positions to give a different emphasis
Adverbs of Time Where to place the adverbs? This time is more Example important 1. Later Ana ate some salad. This time is 2. Ana later ate some salad. more formal. Policeman´s report 3. Ana ate some salad later. This is neutral, no particular emphasis
Adverbs of Time Where to place the adverbs? the For how long adverbs are usually placed at the end of the sentence. Example 1. Clarita stayed in the Metropolitan Park all day. 2. She lived in Colon city for a year. For three days For a week Notice “for” is always followed by an For several years expression of duration. For two centuries
Adverbs of Time Notice “since” is always followed by an expression of a point in time. since Monday since 1958 since the last war
Adverbs of Time Where to place the adverbs? the How often adverbs expressing the frequency of an action are usually placed before the main verb but after auxiliary verbs such b a e, s : have, may must. Example 1. I often eat vegetarian (before the main verb) fo 2.o d S . he is never sea-sick. (after the auxiliary “is”) 3. I have never forgotten my first kiss. (after the auxiliary “have and before main verb)
Adverbs of Time Some other “how often” adverbs express the exact number of times an action happens and are usually place at the end of the sentence. 1. This magazine is published monthly. 2. He visits his mother once a week. When a frequency adverb is 1. She regularly visits France. placed at the end of a sentence it is much 2. She visits France regularly. stronger.
Adverbs of Time P R A C T I C E 1. Paul goes home on Every day Sundays. 2. They will write to us . Yesterday 3. The telephone is ringing . Occasionally 4. We can see a show . 5. Henry went there gladly . Next year 6. Joan arrived on . Often 7. I go to the beach in the Tomorrow summer. 8. we will travel to China. Usually 9. That tall English man over Now there teaches at my school. Saturday