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Adverbs

Adverbs of
of Frequency
Frequency
Study
Study Habits
Habits
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Adverbs
Adverbs of
of Frequency
Frequency 11
Adverbs of frequency say how often
something happens.

100%
always

usually

often

sometimes 50%

He
He always studies.
rarely studies. rarely
usually
He sometimes
never studies. never
often 0%
Adverbs
Adverbs of
of Frequency
Frequency 22
Adverbs of frequency come after the verb
be.

She is sometimes late.

The students are never bored.


Adverbs
Adverbs of
of Frequency
Frequency 33
Adverbs of frequency usually come before
other verbs.

She often checks her answers.

He usually pays attention in class.


Usually
Usually and
and Sometimes
Sometimes
Usually and sometimes can also come at
the beginning or end of a sentence.

The dog eats his homework sometimes.

Sometimes the dog eats his homework.

The dog sometimes eats his homework.


Work with a partner. Describe your
Practice 1 study habits. Use adverbs of
frequency and the phrases below.

Example: study at my computer

1) Istudy in frontstudy
sometimes of theatTV 100%
always
2) ask my
the computer.
teacher for help usually

3) be early to class often

4) review my grammar notes sometimes 50%

5) make flashcards rarely

6) be attentive in class never


0%
Questions
Questions with
with Ever
Ever
Use ever in yes/no questions. Ever means
“at any time.”

Are the tests ever easy?

Does he ever get an “A”?


Be
Be Careful!
Careful!

Do not use ever in affirmative statements.

Yes!
Do youI ever
ever come
come on
on time.
time?

I always
I never come
come on time.
late.
Questions
Questions with
with How
How Often
Often
Use how often to ask about frequency.

How often do I rarely study


you study with with a partner.
a partner?
With a partner, ask questions
Practice 2 with how often. Follow the
examples.

How often _______ you…


Example:
1)•How
fall often
study asleep
in ado studying
group
you fall asleep studying?
2)•How often in
bebored
be tired areclass
you tired?

3) listen to the teacher


4) practice speaking English
5) get an “A” on a test
6) be confused in class