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Frequency Adverbs

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                 FREQUENCY  ADVERBS

 
      
                                            
 
 
 
 Frequency adverbs tell us how often an action takes place.
 

   ALWAYS     

    USUALLY   

   NORMALLY  

       OFTEN      

  SOMETIMES OCASIONALLY    RARELY             NEVER      
                                                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
                                                                                         
                                                                           
                                                           
                                                           
                             
 
 
1. Using the chart above, complete the sentences about Tom and Mary using the appropriate frequency adverb.
 
     On Saturdays                                              Tom          Mary
    
    play football                                          100%      0%
    go to the beach                                      90%       75%                                     
    swim at the club                                     50%       10%
    go to the shopping mall                           20%       100%
    go to the movies                                     30%       90%          
    surf the Internet                                      90%       50%
 
1. Tom  plays football on Saturdays.
2. Mary  plays football on Saturdays.
3. Tom  goes to the beach on Saturdays.
4. Mary  goes to the beach on Saturdays.
5. Tom  swims at the club on Saturdays.
6. Mary  swims at the club on Saturdays.
7. Tom  goes to the shopping mall on Saturdays.
8. Mary  goes to the shopping mall on Saturdays.
9. Tom  goes to the movies on Saturdays.
10. Mary goes to the movies on Saturdays.
11. Tom  surfs the Internet on Saturdays.
12. Mary  surfs the Internet on Saturdays.
 
 

 
 
2. Click on the correct alternative.
 
1. My brother usually sleeps sleeps usually late at weekends.
2. Dad always reads reads always the newspapers in the morning.
3. He helps sometimes sometimes helps mum wash the dishes.
4. We go often often go to the beach on sunny days.
5. My sister always Always my sister goes to the movies on Saturdays.
6. Never we We never go to the club during the week.
7. I rarely get up get up rarely early on Sundays.
8. I do normally normally do my homework right after school.
9. My parents sometimes eat out eat out sometimes on Saturday night.
10. Uncle Ben plays always always plays tennis in the morning.
 
 
 
 
 
 3. Rewrite each sentence with the adverb of frequency (in brackets) in its correct position.

 

1. I go to the club on Sundays. (often).
   
2. Dad works at the weekend. (rarely)
   
3. My sister goes to the movies with her friends on Saturdays. (always)
   

4. I eat pizza with onions. (never)

    

5. My brother tidies his room in the morning. (sometimes)