• English grammar
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  • 4.1 English personal pronouns [0/3]
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  • 4.9 English indefinite pronouns [0/5]
  • 4.10 English interrogative pronouns [0/4]
  • 5 English nouns [0/16]
  • 6 English adjectives [0/38]
  • 6.1 Adjectives of quality in English [0/4]
  • 6.2 Demonstrative adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.3 Possessive adjectives in English [0/4]
  • 6.4 Quantity adjectives in English [0/4]
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  • 6.6 Numeral adjectives in English [0/8]
  • 6.7 Comparatives and superlatives [0/10]
  • 7 English adverbs [0/18]
  • 7.1 Position of adverbs in English [0/2]
  • 7.2 Adverbs of manner in English [0/2]
  • 7.3 Adverbs of place in English [0/2]
  • 7.4 Adverbs of time in English [0/2]
  • 7.5 Adverbs of quantity in English [0/2]
  • 7.6 Adverbs of frequency in English [0/2]
  • 7.7 Adverbs of degree in English [0/2]
  • 7.8 Adverbs of probability and certainty in English [0/2]
  • 7.9 Adverbs of opinion and observation in English [0/2]
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  • 9 English verbs [0/122]
  • 9.1 Present tenses in English [0/29]
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  • 9.1.1 Present simple tense in English [0/5]
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  • 9.1.3 Present simple vs present continuous in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.4 Present perfect tense in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.5 Present perfect continuous tense in English [0/4]
  • 9.1.6 Difference past simple and present perfect in English [0/4]
  • 9.2 Past tenses in English [0/20]
  • 9.3 Future tenses in English [0/21]
  • 9.4 Auxiliary verbs in English [0/9]
  • 9.5 Present participle in English [0/3]
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  • 9.7 Modal verbs in English [0/11]
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  • 9.9 Regular verbs in English [0/3]
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  • 9.11 Gerund (-ing form) in English [0/8]
  • 9.12 Infinitive verbs in English [0/3]
  • 9.13 Imperative in English [0/2]
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  • Adverbs of frequency in English

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    In this chapter the adverbs of frequency in English will be explained. Adverbs of frequency indicate how often an action takes place.

    What are adverbs of frequency in English?

    Frequency adverbs show how often an action happens, this can range from always to never. 

    Placement of adverbs of frequency

    The English adverbs of frequency are placed before the main verb, but after the auxiliary and modal verbs. Except for the auxiliary verb 'to be', the adverb should be placed after this verb.

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    A complete list of frequency adverbs in English

    Adverbs Example
    Always She is always happy.
    Every day She goes to work every day.
    Constantly They constantly talk during class.
    Usually He usually works from home. 
    Normally They normally have soccer practice at 9 o'clock.
    Frequently He has frequently been compared to his brother. 
    Often I am often late for class.
    Sometimes Sometimes it's so cold he doesn't leave the house. 
    Ever Have you ever been to Asia?
    Regularly She travels to London regularly

    Occasionally

    He goes to the cinema only occasionally.
    Rarely  He rarely joins us when we are going out.
    Seldom They seldom speak to each other. 
    Never She has never been to Asia before. 

    enlightenedThe adverb 'ever' is often used to ask questions. 

    Frequency expressions in English

    Another way to express frequency is through expressions, which are placed at the end of the sentence. 

    Frequency expression Example
    Once a week She goes to the gym once a week.
    Twice a week They do their homework together twice a week.
    Three times a week He exercises three times a week.
    Anymore She will not be our teacher anymore.
    No longer They are no longer working together. 

    enlightenedThe frequency expression 'no longer' is placed in the middle of the sentence. 

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