Adjectives and Adverbs
Adjectives are describing words.
Adjectives are used to give more information about nouns.
the silly trousers
a pretty dress
an awful smell
Remember, don’t use too many adjectives in your writing.
Adverbs are describing words.
They are often used to tell us how a verb is performed.
Adverbs also tell us when, where, how, in what manner and to what extent a verb is performed.
The man ran quickly.
Abbie spoke softly.
Adverbs often end in ly (but not always).
They can be used to affect adjectives and other adverbs.
Sam is ridiculously clever
It was done really well.
Remember, adverbs can improve your description, but don’t use too many.
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