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ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY
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Adverbs of frequency refer to how often sth happens. Advs of frequency can be divided into two groups: 1. advs of definite frequency: daily (every day) weekly (every week) monthly ( every month) yearly = annually (every year) These advs always belong at the end of the sentence or the clause. Ex: John plays golf weekly . We pay our taxes annually . 2. advs of indefinite frequency: always : 100% usually: 80 % often, frequently: 60% sometimes, occasionally: 40% rarely, seldom: 20% never: 0% Most advs of frequency are next to the verb. They usually precede the verb.
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Ex: I always come to class on time. Ms. Gomez sometimes works late. Bob rarely eats dessert. [di'zə:t] Advs of frequency follow the verb to be. Ex: The teacher is never late for class. I’m always hungry at noon. It’s usually cold in the winter. Some advs of frequency can be put at the beginning or at the end of the sentence. (sometimes / usually / frequently/ generally) Ex: Sometimes Mrs. Gomez works late. Mrs. Gomez works late sometimes .
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Exercises 1.Carlos is an excellent student. He ___ goes to class. always / usually / seldom / never / sometimes 2. I hate vegetables. I ___ eat carrots. always / usually / seldom sometimes / never 3. Robert goes to the gym only two or three times a year. He ___ goes to the gym. always / never / usually /seldom 4. Harold never leaves the college on Friday. He ___ eats at the cafeteria on Fridays. always /never/ seldom
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2012 for the course ELECTRICAL KJLLHKL taught by Professor Llklklgjk during the Spring '08 term at Arab Academy for Science, Technology & Maritime Transport.

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