In part 1, you got acquainted with the basic knowledge of adverbs and 4 types of common adverbs in Vietnamese, what about part 2?
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2. Summary of commonly used adverbs in daily communication
2.5 Adverbs of frequency
Adverbs of frequency are used to describe the degree of quality, things, state, condition, relationship, etc.
Example: Cô ấy đôi khi quên chìa khóa nhà khi ra ngoài (She sometimes forgets her house keys when she goes out).
Adverbs of frequency generally place in front of a verb, subject or sometimes stand behind an object. Some adverbs such as always, ever, never usually stand in front of a verb, almost never at the beginning or end of a sentence.
Adverb of frequency + Verb/Subject
Object + Adverb of frequency
Here are some adverbs of frequency that you need to learn by heart to communicate with Vietnamese people:
|Adverbs of frequency||Examples|
|Luôn luôn (Always)|
|Thường xuyên (Usually, Frequently, Often)|
|Thỉnh thoảng, đôi khi (Sometimes. Occasionally)|
|Hiếm khi (Seldom, Rarely)|
|Không bao giờ (Never)|
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2.6 Conjunctive adverbs
Some conjunctive adverbs are usually used as a conjunction, connecting two clauses or sentences together.
In a sentence, normally, conjunctive adverbs stand at the beginning of the sentence in order to connect 2 sentences together or in the middle to connect 2 clauses.
Conjunctive adverb + Clause
Here are some conjunctive adverbs for your reference:
|Thêm nữa, Hơn nữa (Furthermore)|
|Ngoài ra (In addition/ Additionally)|
|Kết quả là (As a result/ As a consequence)|
|Vì vậy, Do đó (Therefore// Hence/ thus)|
|Trái lại (In contrast/ On the contrary)|
|Tương tự (Likewise)|
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2.7. Interrogative adverbs
Interrogative adverbs are one of the most common adverbs in English, used to start a question.
They are always placed at the beginning of the sentence. Some common interrogative adverbs in spoken and written language such as:
Interrogative adverb + Clause
|Khi nào (When)|
|Ở đâu (Where)|
|Có lẽ (Perhaps/ Maybe)|
|Dĩ nhiên (Of course)|
|Tại sao (Why)|
|Như thế nào, Bằng cách nào (How)|
2.8. Adverbs of quantity
Adverbs of quantity in English are used to indicate the quantity of an object or thing.
In a sentence, adverb of quantity generally stand in front of the word or phrase it modifies:
Adverb of quantity + Modified word/phrase
When used to modify a verb, these adverbs differ from adverbs of degree. Adverbs of quantity modify the quantity of an action, while adverbs of degree show the intensity of the action.
There are various adverbs of quantity in Vietnamese vocabulary, here is a table of adverbs for your reference:
|Adverbs of quantity|
|Chủ yếu là (Mainly)|
|Rất nhiều (Many)|
|Quá, Rất (So/ Too/ Very)|
|Hầu hết, Phần lớn (Most)|
|Khá (Pretty. Quite)|
So, after parts 1 and 2, Jellyfish has provided you with all of the knowledge you need to memorize Vietnamese adverbs, making your Vietnamese learning process easier. Although the grammatical structure is similar to that of English, you will need to study hard to be able to communicate fluently in Vietnamese!
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