Adjectives and Adverbs English Grammar Game

This is an ESL learners grammar game that helps practice differentiating between adjectives and adverbs in use. Play this quiz game now to practice.

Adjectives: An adjective is a word or set of words that modifies (i.e., describes) a noun or pronoun. Adjectives may either come before the words they modify or after it as in the following examples.Read More

  • This car is beautiful.
  • This is a beautiful

Adverbs: An adverb, on the other hand, is a word or phrase that modifies verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs. Adverbs usually answer howwhenwherewhy, or to what extenthow often or how much (e.g., slowly, beautifully, today, outside, in a day).

  • He walks slowly. (This adverb tells you how he walks.)
  • He walks very slowly. (The adverb very tells you how slowly.)

Her flight arrives today. (This adverb tells you when the flight arrives.)
Her flight will arrive in an hour. (This adverbial phrase also tells you when her flight arrives.)
Let's go indoors. (This adverb tells where.)
We looked in the wardrobe. (This adverbial phrase tells where we looked.)
Tony left early to avoid the traffic. (This adverb phrase tells you why.)
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