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How we make adverbials

An adverbial can be an adverb:

He spoke angrily.
They live here.
We will be back soon.

or an adverb with a quantifier:

He spoke really angrily.
They live just here.
We will go quite soon.
We will go as soon as possible.

or a phrase with a preposition:

He spoke in an angry voice.
They live in London.
We will go in a few minutes.

Adverbials 1

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Adverbials 2

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Adverbials 3

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Comments

i am bit confused about the placement of adverbs in sentence.

its difficult for me to understand adverbial without teacher

Hello B.C. I wish i could know how can i do to improve my pronunciation, because when i spoke some words seems like Potuguese. I'd like to know if anyone can aid me. Sorry about my mistakes. Thanks

Hello osvaldo!
 
Welcome to LearnEnglish!
We don't have a lot on pronunciation, although you can try our pronunication guide. Make sure you do plenty of listenings - we have stories and poems on the site. You could also record yourself reading aloud or answering some of our discussion questions using a site like www.vocaroo.com. Then, listen to the recording and see what you can improve.
 
Hope that helps!
 
Regards
 
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

May i know gently why doesn't Exercise work :( ?

Hello,
We had some problems with the exercises today. They should be fixed now.
Best wishes,
Adam
The LearnEnglish Team

this exercise is useful for english learners. I think so

Hello Viodel
i understand quantifiers to be words used to describe or measure how strong or less an adjective is. it is not only about numbers. for example, we can say
He was angry. angry in this case is not quantified. but if we say he was REALLY angry, we measured how angry he was. because we can not say he was 90% angry we substitute that number with words like really, just e.t.c
hope it helps
The learning team, please correct me if i am wrong.

Hello Adoh & Viodel!
 
That's a pretty good description, Adoh - well done! However, we usually call these words intensifers, and we have a page for practicing them. Quantifiers are words and phrases used with nouns, like much or a couple. Some phrases (like a little) can be both quantifiers (a little water) or intensifiers (a little sad). The page is a little confusing, so I have changed it!
 
Hope that helps!

Regards
 
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

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