Adverb Worksheets

What are Adverbs?

One of the basic requirements for learning the English language is to understand some of its basic concepts, and adverbs happen to be one of them. Consider the information below to understand adverbs and structure your sentences better. Adverbs are basically the modifiers of verbs or of a verb's phrase. For instance, an adverb provides information about the manners, time, or frequency, mostly in a sentence denoted by a verb or a verb phrase. Consider the examples below to understand what an adverb actually is: She writes slowly. (The adverb "slowly' defines the verb here) He completed his work quickly. (The adverb quickly defines the verb here)

How? When? Where?

An adverb answers the questions, How, When, or Where about verbs and adjectives.

Answer It

Remember that adverbs modify verbs or adjectives and tell how, when, or where. Don’t forget that many adverbs end in "ly" when answering the question, "how"?

Classify It

What is the purpose of each adverb?

Finish Off

Complete the sentences below with an adverb. The word in parentheses tells which kind of adverb to write. Do not use the same word twice.

Sentence Stretcher

Create sentences for each adverb in the word box.

Find the Adverbs

Underline the adverb. Write the word it modifies on the line.

Express Frequency

Rewrite each sentence to include the frequency adverb in parentheses.

Describe When

Complete each sentence with a word choice that makes sense.

Modify Verbs

Draw a box around the adverb or adverbial phrase. Underline the verb it modifies.

Adding Information

An adverb gives additional information about a verb in a sentence. Adverbs tell how, how much, where, or when.

Add Them to Sentences

Add an adverb to each sentence that answers the question in parentheses.

Say More

Rewrite each sentence below so that it includes the type of adverb indicated.

Three-Way Rewrite

Read each sentence below. Then rewrite it three ways, each time adding information that answers the question in the left column.

How, How Much, Where, and When

Read each sentence below. What kind of information is the adverb providing? Write the correct letter on the line.


Write original sentences that contain adverbs that answer the questions in the left-hand column.

Using Adverbs

Write sentences that include adverbs to answer the questions. Use the picture for inspiration.

Changing Adjectives to Adverbs

Read each sentence. Change the adjective into an adverb. The adverb on the line.

Adding -ly

Turn the adjectives below into adverbs by adding -ly.

Comparative Forms

Adverbs have comparative forms which are used to compare two or more actions.

Comparative and Superlative

Complete each sentence with the correct comparative or superlative form of the adverb in parenthesis.

How to Use Adverbs in Your Writing

How things occur with when, where, and to what extent all of this refer to the adverb as it conveys information. With this, you can change adjective, verbs, adverbs, and even the entire sentences as suggested by the writer Cathy Relf. Adverb in the sentence like boss need to see you in office urgently. Here, the adverb 'Urgently' is indicating that verb need it. In English language, we use adverbs with thoughts and moderations. If you can to make your writing useful, clear, and banging, usage of adverb will be the best choice. Adverbs make your writing material more frequent than verbal tics. According to various research papers, researchers use adverbs to demonstrate a point effectively. Scientists use adverbs to express the credibility extent as a source. You can also write adverbs like different sources cited in your research paper 'Expertly' stated a matter. With the help of adverbs as a source of your research paper and make it a stronger argument. We can also use the adverbs incredibly and extremely in our writing to give the stronger meaning of a sentence. We can also adverbs in different sentences such as "It is poorly orchestrated blog" and "The research paper has exceptionally well written chunks".