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Subject

English I

Title of the paper


Present simple and adverbs of
frequency

Author’s name (with ID)


xxxxx ID xxxxxxx

Teacher’s name
July Guerrero Espinosa

Pasto, xxxxx , xx 2020


ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY USE OF THE ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY

ALWAYS  The Present Simple tense is often used with the so
USUALLY  called adverbs of frequency. These adverbs express
OFTEN  how often an action happens. They are placed before
GENERALLY  the main verb but after the verb to be.
SOMETIMES 
I always get up early.
RARELY  Does she often take a taxi?
SELDOM  They are usually at home.
HARDLY EVER  Mum is sometimes angry in the mornings.
NEVER  My brother never studies at night.

A-Write sentences using the prompts. Use the verbs in B-Write the adverbs of frequency in the right
the present simple tense and the adverbs of frequency in place in the sentence.
the right place.
1. My father doesn´t go to the library. (often)
1. basketball/she/play/often ……………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………………… 2. Do your friends watch TV ? (usually)
2. lunch/We/have/always/at 2:00 ……………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………………… 3. Tina is busy in the mornings. (sometimes)
3. always/wake up/early/in the morning/Peter ……………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………………… 4. Our teacher lets us use a calculator. (never)
4. Lara/sometimes/angry/be/with her parents ……………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………………… 5. Stella goes out at the weekend. (hardly ever)
5. usually /I/go/by car/to the office ……………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………………… 6. Does your brother lend you his clothes? (ever)
6. television/Harry/watch/often ……………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………………… 7. My parents don´t read magazines. (usually)
7. father/My/go/shopping/never ……………………………………………………………………………..
……………………………………………………………………………………………… 8. My friends are very friendly. (generally)
8. to us/teacher/Our/be/always/very kind ……………………………………………………………………………..
………………………………………………………………………………………………

C-Look at the pictures and fill in the blanks with the verbs in
brackets in the present tense and the adverb of frequency
that appears in the picture.

1. Paul _______________ a shower early in the morning. (have)

2. _______ your brother _______ scared at night? (be)

3. Tim ________________ e-mails to his friends. (send)

4. My boss ________________ angry with me. (get)

5. _____ they ________ to the beach in summer? (go)

6. Frank _____________ exhausted after exercising. (be)

7. My father _____________ golf. He prefers tennis. (not play)

8. Lara’s mother ______________ a cake for her birthday. (buy)

9. My grandmother _____________ jogging in the morning. (go)

10. Tom ________________ very tired at the end of the day. (be)

11. __________ Paul _________________ impatient when he has

to wait? (get)

12. Tom is not good at playing tennis. He __________________ a

match. (win)