28th February 2023
Take a look at the man in the photo. He is very happy – can you think why ? Maybe he is watching football and his team, Mexico, scored. He is shouting.
How is he shouting ? Happily ? Quietly ? Loudly ?
All words are adverbs of manner – that just means how someone does something.
In our picture the man shouts loudly.
We take the adjective loud and add -ly
Let’s make that into a better sentence.
Are you ready Top Cats ?
I want three adjectives, a verb and then an adverb of manner. Also, give me a reason
Ça va ?
EXAMPLE: The handsome, young, Mexican man is shouting loudly because his team scored a goal.
Lets build a library of adverbs. Take these adjectives and make them adverbs. Be careful with words that end in ‘y’.
beautiful // calm // careful // easy // good // happy // honest // polite // quick
angry // bad // careless // greedy // lazy // loud // nervous // rough // selfish // stupid
dangerous // fast // furious // mysterious // rare // serious // slow
Now … time to create some brilliant sentences
The young lady is from Korea – what is the adjective ? What is she doing, where is she, and how does she feel ? Let’s move on
I don’t think this man is very happy. What do you think ?
To whom is she speaking ? Does she want us to be noisy ? Is the phone call a secret ?
The Japanese band Tricot. They play guitar so …
Do you think riding a motorbike like this is a great idea ? Be careful, Keanu.
If he did this in MY class, what would I do ?
Bye bye – see you next week.
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