Published on December 27, 2008
How often do you …?How often are you …? : How often do you …?How often are you …? Adverbs of Frequency Kristi Reyes Adverbs of frequency : Adverbs of frequency 0% -- Never 1 – 10% -- Rarely 10 – 25% -- Seldom 25 – 75 % -- Sometimes 90 – 99 % -- Usually 100 % -- Always 75 – 90% -- Often Placement of frequency words : Placement of frequency words She comes to work on time. (usually) He works ten hours a day. (often) Placement of frequency words : Placement of frequency words She is late (never). He is punctual. (always) Placement of frequency words : Placement of frequency words They don’t work on Fridays. (usually) She can work overtime. (always) Rules for placement : Rules for placement Adverb of frequency + action verb usually works always comes Rules for placement : Rules for placement “to be” verb + adverb of frequency is always are never Rules for placement : Rules for placement Verb 1 + adverb of frequency + verb 2 is rarely working has always been Let’s Practice … : Let’s Practice … She gets up on time. (rarely) She is tired in the morning. (usually) Sara drives to school. (always) She is late for school. (often) Her friends are early for class. (usually) They stop and get coffee. (sometimes) They have arrived late. (never) Interview a Partner : Interview a Partner Writing : Writing How often do you work on the weekends? How often do you drink coffee in the morning? How often are you late for work or school? How often do you go to bed after midnight? How often do you practice English on the weekends? Any Questions? : Any Questions?