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Lesson 3 - People
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Adverbs of Frequency 

How often do you ______?

always - 100% of the time
usually - Approximately 80% of the time
sometimes - Approximately 50% of the time
rarely - Approximately 20% of the time
never - 0% of the time

The adverb of frequency goes before the verb except for the verb "to be". It goes after the verb "to be."

I always go to church on Sundays.
I am
always tired after work.

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Practice
How often do you do these things? (There are no correct or incorrect answers.)

1. How often do you eat cereal for breakfast?

2. How often do you speak English?

3. How often do you use a computer?

4. How often do you exercise?

5. How often do you watch TV?

6. How often do you go to the movie theater?

7. How often do you read a book?

8. How often do you eat ice cream?

9. How often do you go to parties?

10. How often do you go to the park?

 

Practice
Write the answer in a full sentence using the adverb in parentheses.

example
How often do you eat eggs for breakfast? (rarely)

1. How often do you exercise in the morning? (usually)
    
    

2. How often do you eat a sandwich for lunch? (sometimes)
    
    

3. How often do you swim in the ocean? (rarely)
    
    

4. How often are you sick? (rarely)
    
    

5. How often do you smoke? (never)
    
    

6. How often are you tired after work? (always)
    
    

7. How often do you cook? (always)
    
    

8. How often do you use the internet? (sometimes)
    
    

9. How often do you watch TV? (usually)
    
    

10. How often are you angry? (rarely)
    
    

 

Find the Mistake

Instructions
Find the errors in the sentences.  Write the sentences correctly.

example
She are a student. --> She is a student. 

1. She somtimes exercises.
  

2. We always are tired.
  

3. You cook never. 
  

4. How otfen do you watch TV?
  

5. He is a todler.
  

 

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