Les adverbes de manière

How to form an adverb can be a challenge. To make it more fun, why don't you invite your students to try the 'painting brush'.  Though during the game, a few adverbs seem to appear a bit too often, the whole process allows the rules to sink in, as they say!
While in English adverbs are formed by adding (-ly) to adjectives. In French many adverbs are formed from adjectives, simply by adding the suffix –ment to the singular feminine form of adjectives. Examples:

Lent (slow) becomes lentement (slowly)

Parfait (perfect) becomes parfaitement (perfectly)

Some words are adverbs by nature. For example:

Maintenant (now), vraiment (really), and bientôt (soon) are all French adverbs.
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