5. Adjectives and Adverbs

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Autor American English at State
Área Comunicación y Lenguaje L 3, Inglés
Tipo de licencia Estándar de YouTube
Formato Vídeo
Responsable de curación Editor
Última actualización 2016/05/02
Localización https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w6KzAj7CZXQ

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0:07 Hi, I'm Anne, and I speak American English.
0:10 I'm a student, and I like to read and learn about languages.
0:15 Today, we will learn about adjectives and adverbs.
0:22 Let's begin with adjectives. We use adjectives to describe people and things
0:28 Adjectives go before a noun or pronoun or after "to be" or a sense verbs, like "to feel" or "to taste."
0:41 We use adverbs to describe a verb, an adjective or another adverb.
0:47 Adverbs give information about time, manner, place, or degree.
0:53 Adverbs often end in -ly.
1:01 Now I'll use adjectives and adverbs to tell you about my friend who is a great engineer.
1:08 The adjectives are in red, and the adverbs are in purple.
1:15 My friend was a good student.
1:17 She performed well in her math and science classes.
1:26 Her trips to the library were frequent.
1:29 She loved reading books about engineering.
1:37 At home, she frequently designed bridges and railways.
1:45 She won awards for her designs, and she was happy.
1:55 Two words that were in this story were good and well.
1:59 Good and well both have positive meaning.
2:02 But that good as an adjective, and well is an adverb.
2:06 However, in informal spoken American English, good is sometimes used as an adverb also.
2:14 This food tastes good.
2:15 This famous chef cooks well.
2:19 The adverb here gives us information about the manner in which the chef cooks.
2:29 Another two words in this story were frequent and frequently.
2:33 Frequent is an adjective and describes something that happens often.
2:38 I make frequent trips to the supermarket.
2:42 Frequently is an adverb that means "often."
2:45 She plays soccer frequently.
2:48 The adverb here gives us information about how often she plays soccer.
3:04 Now it's your turn.
3:06 Choose the adjective or adverb in each sentence.
3:35 Task of the week! Describe your talents using adjectives and adverbs.
3:46 Next time, we will learn about the difference between "enough" and "too."
3:51 This is American English. Thank you for watching.

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