A single word or a group of words that forms part of a clauses. There are three types of adverbial: adjuncts. These provide additional information. For example:It is safe to climb up or down either path at walking pace. conjuncts. These provide a link between sentences:It wasn’t as if I even wanted to sit down and write in the first place. I have no training as a writer. I don’t believe that telling a story is as easy as it looks. Moreover, this story is a painful one for me to tell. disjuncts. You use these to make your own comments on the information you are communicating:Unfortunately, it is unlikely that your boss will change his ways. An adverbial may be a single word, in which case it is usually an adverb—for example, unfortunately. An adverbial can also be a group of words like at walking pace.