Placement of frequency wordsShe comes to work on time. (usually)He works ten hours a day. (often)
Placement of frequency wordsShe is late (never).He is punctual. (always)
Placement of frequency wordsThey don’t work on Fridays. (usually)She can work overtime. (always)
Rules for placement1. Adverb of frequency + action verbusually worksalways comes
Rules for placement1. “to be” verb + adverb of frequencyis alwaysare never
Rules for placement1. Verb 1 + adverb of frequency + verb 2is rarely workinghas always been
Let’s Practice …1. She gets up on time. (rarely)2. She is tired in the morning. (usually)3. Sara drives to school. (always)4. She is late for school. (often)5. Her friends are early for class. (usually)6. They stop and get coffee. (sometimes)7. They have arrived late. (never)
Writing1. How often do you work on the weekends?2. How often do you drink coffee in the morning?3. How often are you late for work or school?4. How often do you go to bed after midnight?5. How often do you practice English on the weekends?