Adverbs of manner

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Adverbs of manner

Das Umstandswort der Art und Weise gibt an, wie jemand etwas macht.
She sings beautifully.
We can answer this question easily.
Man fragt nach dem Adverb mit WIE (HOW).
How can she sing? - beautifully
How can we answer the question? - easily

Bildung: Meist wird ein ly and das Adjektiv angehängt.

Achte auf die Rechtschreibung z.B.: bei Wörtern wie:
terrible + ly = terribly ("e" fällt weg)
easy + ly = easily ("y" wird zu "i")

AUSNAHMEN (exceptions):
good - better
fast - fast
hard - hard
high - high
late - late
friendly - in a friendly way
near - near

Note: There is NO adverb after forms of "TO BE" (am, is, are, was, were)
Little Benny is a (happy) baby. He always smiles (happy).
Maggie is a (perfect) dancer. She dances (perfect).
Uncle Edward has got a (fast) car. lt runs very (fast).
Arthur pulled out the sword (quick).
Mrs Simons talks to everybody (friendly).
Tanya and Christie are (good) volleyball players.
He was injured (bad) in the accident.
Our teacher was very (angry). He looked at us (angry).
My uncle is a (hard) worker.
Tom was driving very (dangerous).
He is walking so (slow) that he will miss the bus.