Adverbs worksheet

September 24, 2013pdf

Adverbs are words used to modify verbs. Adverbs can also be used to modify adjectives and other adverbs.

Fill in the blanks with suitable adverbs from the box. Write the kind of adverb against each sentence. The same adverb can be used more than once.

Occasionally Sometimes Usually Rarely Once
Very Never Mostly Often always

1. I …………………….. go to bed at 10 o’clock. (…………………………………)

2. I have …………………. been to the USA.  (…………………………………)

3. I have been to Australia just …………………..  (…………………………………)

4. I ………………….. take a bath before I go to bed.  (…………………………………)

5. My grandparents live in Kerala. I visit them …………………… (…………………………………)

6. My friends are ………………… non-smokers.  (…………………………………)

7. I was …………………… impressed with her performance.  (…………………………………)

8. I ………………….. go for a walk in the park.  (…………………………………)

9. I watch English films …………………. (…………………………………)

10. They …………………. go out.  (…………………………………)

Answers

1. I usually go to bed at 10 o’clock. (adverb of frequency)

2. I have never been to the USA.  (frequency adverb)

3. I have been to Australia just once. (frequency)

4. I always take a bath before I go to bed.  (frequency)

5. My grandparents live in Kerala. I visit them often. (frequency)

6. My friends are mostly non-smokers.  (focusing adverb)

7. I was very impressed with her performance.  (degree adverb)

8. I sometimes go for a walk in the park.  (frequency adverb)

9. I watch English films occasionally. (frequency adverb)

10. They rarely go out.  (frequency adverb)

Exercise 2

Complete the following with suitable adverbs. Choose from the given box.

Almost Very There Ever So
Sometimes Clearly Perhaps Seldom Certainly

1. I have ………………….. finished.

2. He is ………………… clever.

3. There is …………………. something wrong.

4. ……………….. I think I should take a long break.

5. ………………… her train is late.

6. He is ……………….. late for work.

7. She is ……………….. the right person for the job.

8. Have you ………………. wanted to run away?

9. You can see lots of flowers ……………….

10. They are ………………… beautiful.

Answers

1. I have almost finished.

2. He is very clever.

3. There is clearly something wrong.

4. I sometimes think I should take a long break.

5. Perhaps her train is late.

6. He is seldom late for work.

7. She is certainly the right person for the job.

8. Have you ever wanted to run away?

9. You can see lots of flowers there.

10. They are very beautiful.

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