Class 12 English Grammar Unit 7 Adverbs Exercise

Class 12 English Grammar 7 Adverbs Exercise

Unit 7 Grammar

Adverbs are words or phrases that describe how the verb in a sentence acts. It tells you how a task or piece of work is done. It works like an adjective, but the forms above are used instead of nouns. Most adverbs end with "-ly," but some, like "well," "fast," "late," "early," etc., do not. Here are a few common examples:

Here are a few easy-to-understand examples of adverbs (in bold):

  • He moved quickly.
  • Elegantly, she sings.
  • I replied instantly.
  • He spoke loudly.
  • They danced enthusiastically.

So, in a nutshell, an adverb is like icing on a cake or cheese on a pizza.


B. Put the frequency adverbs in the appropriate place and rewrite the following sentences. 

a. I forget to do my homework. (sometimes) 

- I sometimes forget to do my homework. 


b. My father has touched an alcoholic drink in his life. (never) 

- My father has never touched an alcoholic drink in his life. 


c.My father goes for a walk on Saturdays. (often) 

- My father often goes for a walk on Saturdays. 


d. We go to the movie theatre. (occasionally) 

- We occasionally go to the movie theatre. 


e.My brother is in America. He telephones us. (from time to time)

 - My brother telephones us from America from time to time. 


f. My mother gets up at five o'clock. (always) 

-My mother always gets up at five o'clock. 


g. He does not like alcoholic drinks but takes some wine. (now and then) - He does not like alcoholic drinks but takes some wine now and then. 


h. I Drink my tea with milk. (generally) 

- I generally drink my tea with milk. 


I. Have you been to Agra? (ever) 

- Have you ever been to Agra? 


j. The restaurant hours vary as it is booked for special events. (frequently) 

- The restaurant hours vary as it is frequently booked for special events.



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