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Flashcards in adverbs Deck (39):
1

How are adverbs used?

Adverbs are used with verbs, adjectives or another adverb to express how, where or to what extent something happens.

2

Generally, how are English adverbs formed from their adjectives?

By adding 'ly' to the adjective

e.g slow ... slowly

3

Generally, how are French adverbs formed from their adjectives?

By adding 'ment' to the feminine form of the adjective

e.g. lente (slow) … lentement (slowly)

4

What adverb means 'profoundly'?

(hint profond = profound)

profondément

n.b. minor spell change é instead of e

5

What is the irregular adverb corresponding to the adjective 'beau'  (beautiful)?

bien (well)

6

What is the irregular adverb corresponding to the adjective 'mauvais' (bad)?

mal (badly)

7

Comparatives - what phrase is used for 'more ... than'?

.... plus ..... que

e.g.

tu parles plus lentement que moi

(You speak more slowly than me)

8

Comparatives - what phrase is used for 'less ... than'?

.... moins ..... que

e.g.

tu parles moins lentement que moi
(You speak less slowly than me)

 

9

Comparatives - what phrase is used for 'same ... as'?

..... aussi ..... que ....

tu parles aussi lentement que moi

(You speak as slowly as me)

10

Superlatives - what phrase is used for 'the most'?

 

... le plus ....

tu parles le plus lentement

(You speak the slowest )

11

Adverbs of place - what adverb means 'inside'?

dedans

12

Adverbs of place - what adverb means 'outside'?

dehors

13

Adverbs of place - what adverb means 'here'?

ici

14

Adverbs of time - what adverb means 'already'?

déjà

15

Adverbs of place - what adverb means 'over there'?

là-bas

16

Adverbs of place - what adverb means 'far'?

loin

17

Adverbs of place - what adverb means 'everywhere'?

partout

18

Adverbs of time - what adverb means 'sometimes'?

quelque fois

19

Adverbs of time - what adverb means 'after'?

après

20

Adverbs of time - what adverb means 'always'?

toujours

21

Adverbs of time - what adverb means 'today'?

aujourd'hui

22

Adverbs of time - what adverb means 'tomorrow'?

demain

23

Adverbs of time - what adverb means 'yesterday'?

hier

24

Adverbs of time - what adverb means 'day after tomorrow'?

après-demain

25

Adverbs of time - what adverb means 'day before yesterday'?

avant-hier

26

Adverbs of quantity - what adverb means 'enough'?

assez

27

Adverbs of quantity - what adverb means 'too much'?

trop

28

Adverbs of quantity - what adverb means 'a lot'?

beaucoup

29

Adverbs of quantity - what adverb means 'a little'?

un peu

30

Adverbs of quantity - what adverb means 'very'?

très

31

Adverbs of frequency - what adverb means 'sometimes'?

quelquefois

32

Adverbs of frequency - what adverb means 'often'?

souvent

33

Adverbs of frequency - what adverb means 'always'?

toujours

34

Adverbs of sequence - what adverb means 'firstly'?

d'abord

35

Adverbs of sequence - what adverb means 'afterwards'?

après

36

Adverbs of sequence - what adverb means 'next'?

ensuite

37

Adverbs of sequence - what adverb means 'next'?

ensuite

38

Adverbs of sequence - what adverb means 'finally'?

enfin

39

Adverbs of sequence - what adverb means 'then'?

puis