Adverbs of frequency in English
Where do adverbs of frequency go?
Adverbs of frequency show you how often something happens. This can be always = 100%, or never = 0%.
These adverbs can go before the main verb.
|Subject||Auxiliary||Adverb of frequency||Verb||Rest|
|I||always||get up||at 6.45.|
|Peter||can||usually||play||football on Sundays.|
|Mandy||has||sometimes||got||lots of homework.|
or after a form of to be (am, are, is) - (was, were).
|Subject||Auxiliary||Adverb of frequency||Rest|
The adverbs often, usually, sometimes and occasionally can go at the beginning of a sentence.
- Sometimes I go swimming.
- Often we surf the internet.
Sometimes these adverbs can go at the end of a sentence.
- We read books occasionally.