Adverbs

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What are adverbs used for?
They are used to describe a verb, an adjective or another adverb. Adverbs provide information about the words they modify, such as when, where, how, how often, or to what degree something is done.
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What do they mostly end in?
Usually they end in -ment (e.g. normalement) which is equivalent to the English -ly (e.g. normally).
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What do you do if the adjective ends in a vowel?
You add -ment to form the adverb, e.g. absolU -> absolument
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What do you do if the adjective ends in a consonant?
You add -ment to the feminine form of it, e.g. normaL -> normale -> normalement
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What do some adjectives do?
They change their final e to an é before adding -ment, e.g. précis -> précisément
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What do you do if an adjective ends in -ent or -ant?
You remove this ending and add either -amment or -emment e.g. intelligent -> intelligemment or constant -> constamment
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What do they mostly end in?

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Usually they end in -ment (e.g. normalement) which is equivalent to the English -ly (e.g. normally).

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What do you do if the adjective ends in a vowel?

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What do you do if the adjective ends in a consonant?

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What do some adjectives do?

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