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  • Do you have a routine? What do you like to do in your free time?

  • Do you have any hobbies?

  • In today's lesson I'm going to teach you how to confidently tell someone about the way you spend your time in British English

  • Now your task after watching This lesson is to leave me three sentences in the comments using a different adverb of frequency each time.

  • So, how do you spend your time?

  • Let's get started.

  • adverbs of frequency

  • These are the words that we can use to say how often we do something.

  • So to explain that you do something all the time.

  • You could use the wordalways ”.

  • I always brush my teeth in the morning.

  • If you do something most of the time but not quite always you could use the word.

  • usuallyso I Usually eat cereal for breakfast maybe on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday I do but at the weekend, I have something different.

  • So I usually eat cereal for breakfast .

  • Or you could use the wordoften”.

  • It's fine to pronounce this as often or to drop the T and say often both versions are acceptable.

  • I might say I often wear black shoes to work.

  • But if I'm feeling fruity, I might wear red shoes one day.

  • Or we can use the word

  • frequently”.

  • I frequently clean the kitchen because nobody else does it.

  • The things that happen some of the time you could use words likeregularly” .

  • I regularly call my mother.

  • Now this implies that the action happens with a definite pattern Like every Friday evening, for example, I regularly call my mother every Friday we could use the wordsometimes” .

  • I sometimes catch the bus to work maybe once a week

  • Or we can use the wordoccasionally”.

  • I occasionally go to the gym for I definitely need to go more

  • Okay to explain that you do something not very often at all.

  • You could sayrarely”.

  • I rarely phone in sick to work because I am a hard worker.

  • and I'll always go in even if I have a cold or a fever or broken leg.

  • I rarely phone in sick to work.

  • You could use the wordshardly ever”.

  • I hardly ever eat dinner after 9 p.m. And that's true actually for me it's usually around 8 o'clock.

  • And finally to explain that you do not do something at all,

  • you could use the wordnever”.

  • I never eat peanuts because I have an allergy .

  • As you can tell the adverb of frequency usually comes before the main verb in the sentence.

  • However,

  • exception if the main verb in the sentence isto be" then the adverb of frequency comes after it.

  • for example, he is often late for work.

  • the train is usually faster than the bus.

  • you are always learning new English skills.

  • So now you know how to tell somebody how often you do something you can use this for anything like work hobbies and leisure activities.

  • So your task for today is to leave me those three sentences in the comments using a different adverb of frequency each time.

  • I look forward to reading it and after you've finished Jump into another lesson.

  • I'll see you there

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Adverbs Of Frequency | English Grammar Lesson

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    Miho Ishii posted on 2021/03/23
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