Adverbs of Frequency: List of Adverbs of Frequency with Useful Examples 1

Adverbs of Frequency: List of Adverbs of Frequency with Useful Examples

In this lesson, we’ll learn the adverbs of frequency in English.

Adverbs of Frequency

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An adverb of frequency tells us how often something takes place. We often place adverbs of frequency in these positions.

Positions Examples
At the beginning of the sentence Occasionally, often, sometimes, usually, always, …
Always wash your hands before the meal!
Often he walked.
Sometimes I go skating.
At the end of the sentence Frequently, occasionally, sometimes, often, …
We read books occasionally.
They like to watch TV often.
We go to school by bike sometimes.
Between the subject and the main verb Always, often, usually, seldom, rarely, never, …
Do you often go to the cinema?
I sometimes watch Chinese films.
She never eats vegetables.
I always read comic books.
They rarely watch music channels.
Immediately after the verb “to be Always, often, usually, seldom, rarely, never, …
I am always worried about my study results.
She is usually very happy.
I have never done anything bad.
She is always cooking spaghetti.
You are seldom anxious about my health.

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Adverbs of Frequency

Adverbs of frequency Example
100% Always I always wake up at 7 o’clock.
90% Usually I usually come home after school.
80% Normally/ Generally I normally swim after work.
70% Often/ Frequently I often spend Christmas with friends
50% Sometimes I sometimes play tennis on the weekend.
30% Occasionally I occasionally eat Vietnamese food
10% Seldom I seldom go to the library.
5% Rarely / Hardly ever I rarely listen to the radio.
0% Never I never listen to rock music.

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