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Frequency adverbs


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Frequency adverbs

  1. 1. Frequency Adverbs1. Adverbs of frequency tell how often something happens.2. Adverbs of frequency come before the main verb if themain verb is not “to be.”Examples: We usually eat breakfast at 7:00 a.m. My dad never gets off work before 6:00. I sometimes wear a tie to work.3. Adverbs of frequency come after the verb “to be.” (am,is, are, was, were)Examples: I am always happy to see you. You are never ready for school on time!.Here is a chart of frequency adverbs. The percentages showapproximately how often
  2. 2. A. Put the adverb of frequency on the right place.1. He listens to the radio. (often)_____________________________2. They read a book. (sometimes)_____________________________3. Pete gets angry. (never)_____________________________4. Tom is very friendly. (usually)_____________________________5. I take sugar in my coffee. (sometimes)_____________________________6. Ramon is hungry. (often)_____________________________7. My grandmother goes for a walk in the evening. (always)_____________________________8. Walter helps his father in the kitchen. (usually)_____________________________9. They watch TV in the afternoon. (never)_____________________________
  3. 3. 10. Christine smokes after dinner. (seldom)B. Put the adverb of frequency on the right place.1. He plays golf on Sundays. (sometimes)_____________________________2. The weather is bad in November. (always)_____________________________3. It rains in California. (never)_____________________________4. We have fish for dinner. (seldom)_____________________________5. She will see him. (rarely)_____________________________6. Peter doesn´t get up before seven. (usually)_____________________________7. They do not play tennis on Sundays. (always)_____________________________8. Mary watches TV. (hardly / ever)_____________________________9. I go to school by bus. (always)_____________________________10. I get up at seven. (usually)
  4. 4. _____________________________11. I watch TV in the evening. (often / frequently)_____________________________