♔ FREQUENCY ADVERBS

The Frequency Adverbs answer the question "How often?" or "How frequently?".

 

They tell us how often somebody does something.

 

PER CENTFREQUENCY ADVERBS
100 % ALWAYS
USUALLY
FREQUENTLY
OFTEN
50 % SOMETIMES
OCCASIONALLY
RARELY
SELDOM
HARDLY EVER
0 % NEVER

 

ALWAYS, USUALLY, REGULARLY, NORMALLY, OFTEN, SOMETIMES, OCCASIONALLY, RARELY, SELDOM, HARDLY EVER and NEVER are frequency adverbs.

 

The position of these adverbs is:

 

BEFORE the main verb:

I always go to work by bus.

John can usually play tennis on Sundays.

Ian has sometimes got lots of work.

 

AFTER a form of to be (am, are, is /was, were)

Sue is never on time.

The adverbs often, usually, sometimes and occasionally can also go at the beginning of a sentence.

Sometimes I go ice-skating.

Often my brother surf the internet.

Sometimes these adverbs are put at the end of the sentence.

We read books occasionally.

The adverbs rarely and seldom can go at the end of the sentence.

She eats meat very seldom.

 

If you want to know more about ADVERBS in general, just click HERE.

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