Grammar in ContentRead about Lisha. I always have this problem. I put off work, and usually rush to finish it. I never seem to change. But sometimes, I don’t mind it. 2
Adverbs of FrequencyComplete the chart. Note: Your simple present tense examples will be different.Frequency Examples with be Examples with the simplewords present tenseAlways He is always late. I always study in the 100% library.Usually You are usually early. He usually wakes up at 7:00.Often They are often busy. She often works late.Sometimes We are sometimes in a They sometimes relax at rush. home.Rarely My mother is rarely I rarely exercise. angry.Never 0% I am never wrong. The shop never closes. 3
NotesUse adverbs of frequency to describe how oftensomething happens. Put adverbs of frequency after the verb be. I am often on time. She is never in the library. Put adverbs of frequency before all other verbs. They rarely eat ham. He usually doesn’t study. 4
Exercise ARaise your hand if you agree. 1. I always never usually study hard for tests. 2. I usually sometimes wake up early. always 3. I am always never sometimes late for class. 4. I sometimes always never usually eat hot dogs. 5
Grammar in ContentRead about Tim’s sleep. I’m good, thanks. how are Hi, Linda! How are you? you? I’m really tired.How often do you geteight hours of sleep? I sleep eight hours once a week.And how often do yougo out with friends? Um. Every night. That’s not very good. 6
Negative Statements with BeLook at the chart. Questions with how often Frequency expressions How often do you go out Once a year / a month / a with friends? Twice week / a day How often do you Three Times exercise? How often do you go to the every day / every night / every week / doctor? every month / every year Practice asking and answering how often questions using frequency expressions. 7
NotesUsing frequency expressions: You can answer how often questions with just a frequency expression, or with a complete sentence that has a frequency expression. How often do you go to the doctor? I go to the doctor once a year. OR Once a year Once a year. 8
Exercise BAsk your partner how often he or she does thefollowing things. Then, switch roles. Example: How often do you eat hamburgers?1. eat hamburgers Once a week.2. go to a party3. read a newspaper4. have a birthday5. get a headache 9
Exercise CAnswer the following questions with an adverb offrequency or a frequency expression. 1. Are you always early to class? 2. How often are you late to class? 3. How often do you see your friends outside of class? 4. When do you get eight hours of sleep? 10
ReviewFrequency Examples with be Examples with the simplewords present tenseAlways He is always late. I always study in the 100% library.Usually You are usually early. He usually wakes up at 7:00.Often They are often busy. She often works late.Sometimes We are sometimes in a They sometimes relax at rush. home.Rarely My mother is rarely I rarely exercise. angry.Never 0% I am never wrong. The shop never closes. 11
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