Adverbs and expressions of frequency

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Adverbs and expressions of frequency

  1. 1. Adverbs and Expressions of Frequency EFE 4C
  2. 2. +++ •always ++ •often + •usually +- •sometimes -+ •hardly ever -- •never
  3. 3. I always get up at 7.00 during the week. I start work at 8.00 every day. I often go to the cinema after work, about seven or eight times a month. I usually finish work at 6.00, but on Fridays we stop at 3.00. I sometimes meet a friend for lunch, about once or twice a month. I hardly ever go to the theatre, only once or twice a year. I never have coffee. I don’t like it.
  4. 4. HOW OFTEN …? Use adverbs and expressions of frequency to say how often you do something A. How often do you go to the cinema? B. We go to the cinema twice a month. We always go on Saturday evening.
  5. 5. HOW OFTEN …? Adverbs of frequency go BEFORE all main verbs but AFTER “be” I always go to the gym in the morning, but I’m often late In negative sentences they go between “don’t/doesn’t” and the verb She doesn’t usually drink coffe in the morning
  6. 6. HOW OFTEN …? Use a positive verb with “never” and “hardly ever” He never smokes (He never doesn’t smoke) She hardly ever drinks beer (she doesn’t hardly ever drink beer) We are never stressed (we aren’t never stressed)
  7. 7. I eat vegetables every day We eat out on Saturday every week She meets her friends every month I meet all my family at Easter every year (a day, a month, a week, a year …) We eat meat only once a week I come to English class twice a week He goes on holiday three times a year
  8. 8. HOW OFTEN …? Expressions of frequency usually go at the end of a sentence or verb phrase I have English classes twice a week She doesn’t work every day

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