What are adverbs?

Adverbs are used to modify a verb, adjective or another adverb. They tell us how, when, where and how often something is done.

She speaks loudly.

He runs quickly.

They walked yesterday.

Jane swims every day.

Many adverbs end in ly: quicky, carefully, quietly, sadly, loudly, slowly...

Then, next, soon, therefore, however, around, soon, and yesterday are also adverbs.


Try and find the adverbs in the following set of activities.


Find the adverb in this sentence.

Alex never drinks fizzy drinks.

never / drink

The adverb is never. It describes how often Alex drinks.