English Grammar – Adverbs – Lesson 73 examines at 4 common adverbs that intensify. These adverbs give force and emphasis and in the adverb family they are called “intensifiers.” In English grammar, they are a frequently used part of speech. (Music by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young singing Our House.) More lyrical English grammar lessons and free worksheets at www.learn-to-speak-english-esl.com ENGLISH GRAMMAR LESSON FOR ADVERBS THAT INTENSIFY Instructions Note the adverbs and study how they intensify and give greater meaning to the simple sentences. The adverbs are marked by an asterisk (*). 1 Intensifiers: a) so b) very c) just d) only for 2 I’ll light the fire. You put the flowers in the vase that you bought today. 3 Staring at the fire for hours and hours while I listen to you play your love songs all night long for me, *only for me. 4 Come to me now and rest your head for * just five minutes. Everything is done. 5 Such a coy room. The windows are illuminated by the evening sunshine through them, fiery gems for you, * only for you. 6 Our house is a * very, * very, * very fine house with two cats in the yard. Note that the adverb “very” may be repeated to give greater emphasis. 7 Life used to be * so hard. Now everything is easy ’cause of you. 8 And our… la, la, la, la, la… 9 Our house is a very, very, very fine house with two cats in the yard. Life used to be so hard. Now everything is easy ’cause of you. 10 And our… I’ll light the fire and you place the flowers in

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