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    Adverbs of frequency

    Adverbs of frequency

    Adverbs of frequency
    How often does Nathalie take care of her little brother?She always takes care of her little brother.
    How often do Mark and Tom practise sports?They practise sports three times a week.
    How often does Peter play computer games?He often plays computer games.
    How often do they visit their grandparents?They visit their grandparents weekly.

    1- With a definite date

    Regular passenger trains depart hourly.
    dailyThe New York Times newspaper is published daily.
    weeklyShe visits her relatives weekly.
    monthlyIn Algeria, most of employees receive their wages monthly.
    yearlyRoland Garros tennis tournament is held yearly.

    once, twice, three times a day

    |week |month | year| etc.

    I meet my colleagues for lunch twice a week.
    You should brush your teeth at least three times a day.
    My uncle Charles visits Washington, D.C once a year.
    Every hour, | day | week | month | year |etc. I check my mailbox for new messages every hour.
    I go fishing with my friends every two weeks.
    They celebrate Christmas every year.

    Where are adverbs of frequency located?
    A- At the end of the sentence:
    Sally goes to the cinema once a week.
    The school bell rings every hour.

    B- At the beginning of the sentence:

    Every day, thousands of people die from cancer.
    Every year, the number of political refugees increases.

    2- Indefinite date

    Jenifer always goes to school on foot.100%
    usuallyHe is an excellent pupil, he usually gets good marks in exams.90%
    generally | normally
    Ann and Patrick generally study English grammar together.
    frequently | often
    My neighbour often goes to the beach. 70%
    sometimesPeter sometimes drinks coffee in the morning.50%
    occasionallyThey occasionally travel to Paris.
    seldomWe seldom see James playing computer games.
    hardly ever | rarely I'm not vegetarian but, I rarely eat lamb meat.10%
    neverI really respect my parents, I never disobey them. 0%

    Where are they put?
    1-Between the subject and the verb
    Isometimesplayfootball with friends.
    Sheoftenwatcheswar movies on TV.
    2- Just after BE:

    happy together.
    3- Between the auxiliary and the verb:
    My father
    mether before.
    Imustalwaysrevisemy lessons.
    Hecanusually travelalone.
    4 - At the beginning of the sentence to put the emphasis on the adverb:

    go out
    for dinner.
    Occasionallythe meeting
    is held
    in the amphitheatre.
    5- A few adverbs can be put at the end of the sentence:
    Alfred travels to Paris regularly.
    We play computer games occasionally.

    1- If the auxiliary is in the negative form, the adverb can be put before or after the auxiliary:
    Linda doesn't often sleep late. | Linda often doesn't sleep late.
    I don't generally disagree with him. | I generally don't disagree with him.
    2- " sometimes" can be put at the beginning / in the middle / at the end of the sentence:
    Sometimes, I go to school by bicycle. | I sometimes go to school by bicycle. | I go to school by bicycle sometimes.
    3- "always" is always :) in the middle of the sentence.
    She always drives her car carefully. Correct | Always she drives her car carefully. Wrong| She drives her car carefully always. Wrong

    A few idioms
    Charity never made poor, stealing never made rich, and wealth never made wise. English Proverb | A learned man always has wealth in himself -Latin proverb
    He that is afraid of bad luck will never know good -Russian proverb|Those who get lost on the way to school will never find their way through life -German proverb.
    You've got to take the good with the bad, smile with the sad, love what you've got, and remember what you had. Always forgive, but never forget. Learn from mistakes, but never regret -Unknown |Sometimes, simply by sitting, the soul collects wisdom .Zen proverb
    Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day. - Unknown |You can't always get what you want.-Unknown



    Exercise : Michael is an American student. This text is about his daily routine. Choose the correct adverbs.

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    Les activités quotidiennes de Michael

    My name is Michael and I am a 16-year-old student. I live in San Diego, California, U.S.A. Today, I am going to talk about my daily activities. , I get up at half past six. After breakfast, I go to school by bicycle, because my school is not far from my house. But when it rains, I take the school bus. My classes start at eight o'clock in the morning. At 12 o'clock, I return home as quickly as possible to have lunch with my small family. We have lunch at a quarter to one. In the afternoon, when I do not have classes, I go for a picnic with my friends; we spend a good deal of time together playing and laughing. After that, I go back home at about 07.00 p.m. After dinner, I watch TV in the living room with my little brother James for almost one hour and a half. We also play computer games . Afterwards, I go to my room to do my homework or to revise my lessons. , I read a short story before going to bed. Later, I put on my pyjamas and I go to bed., I go to sleep before 11 o'clock, especially when I am tired. Anyway, I stay up until midnight.

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