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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A1 USE: PLACE
Can use a limited range of adverbs ('here', 'there') to indicate place.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A1 USE: FREQUENCY
Can use a limited range of adverbs ('always', 'sometimes') to talk about frequency.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A1 USE: 'VERY' WITH ADJECTIVES
Can use 'very' to make adjectives stronger.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A1 USE: DEGREE WITH VERBS
Can use 'really' and 'very much' with verbs expressing preference ('like', 'love'), for emphasis.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: TIME
Can use a limited range of adverbs ('yesterday', 'just', 'now', 'already',) to refer to the timing of an event.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: FREQUENCY
Can use an increasing range of adverbs ('usually', 'often', 'never', 'weekly') to talk about frequency.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: DEGREE, WITH ADJECTIVES
Can use a limited range of degree adverbs ('so', 'quite', 'too') to modify adjectives.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: DEGREE WITH VERBS
Can use a limited range of adverbs and adverb phrases ('so much', 'a lot') with verbs to indicate degree or intensity. ► determiners
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: MANNER
Can use a limited range of manner adverbs and adverb phrases to modify how something happens.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: LINKING
Can use a limited range of adverbs ('also', 'so', 'however') to show a relationship between two clauses or sentences.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: FOCUS
Can use a limited range of adverbs ('only', 'just') to focus on or point to something.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: SEQUENCING
Can use a limited range of adverbs and adverb phrases ('first', 'then', 'after that') to order segments of discourse.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: CERTAINTY
Can use a limited range of adverbs ('maybe', 'perhaps') to indicate degrees of certainty.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers A2 USE: STANCE
Can use a limited range of adverbs ('actually', 'unfortunately', 'of course', 'I’m sorry') to indicate an attitude or viewpoint.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers B1 USE: TIME
Can use an increasing range of adverbs to refer to the timing of an event.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers B1 USE: PLACE
Can use an increasing range of adverbs and adverb phrases ('near', 'far away', 'upstairs', 'downstairs') to indicate place.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers B1 USE: DEGREE WITH VERBS
Can use an increasing range of degree adverbs ('a little', 'a bit') with verbs to indicate degree or intensity. ► determiners
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers B1 USE: DEGREE, 'REALLY REALLY'
Can use 'really really' with verbs and adjectives for emphasis.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers B1 USE: MANNER
Can use an increasing range of manner adverbs and adverb phrases to modify how something happens.
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ADVERBS adverbs as modifiers B1 USE: LINKING
Can use an increasing range of adverbs ('therefore', 'furthermore', 'otherwise') to show a relationship between two clauses or sentences.
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