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01 ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY (PAGE 107)

ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY


Adverbs of frequency can be
divided into two groups:
(1) those with the idea of definite
frequency, such as everyday,
annually, twice week, etc.
(2) those with the idea of
indefinite frequency, such as
always, rarely, never, etc.


PATTERNS TO REMEMBER
Definite frequency adverbs usually
go at the beginning or end of the
sentence or clause.
INCORRECT [The manager checks
every day the production levels.]
CORRECT The manager checks the
production levels every day.



Indefinite frequency adverbs
come after the verb be.
INCORRECT [He usually is
very friendly.]
CORRECT He is usually
very friendly.


Indefinite frequency adverbs precede all
other verbs, or, if the verb is preceded by
an auxiliary, they go after the first
auxiliary.
INCORRECT [This flight leaves always on
time.]
CORRECT This flight always leaves on
time.
INCORRECT [I would have never said
that to her.]
CORRECT I would never have said that to
her.


Be ware of the subtle
differences in the meanings of
the various adverbs.
INCORRECT [There is yet
time to correct that error.]
CORRECT There is still time
to correct that error.


Certain indefinite frequency
adverbs can go at the beginning or
end of a sentence or clause. These
include: frequently, generally,
occasionally, sometimes, and
usually.
INCORRECT [Always I eat lunch
in the office.]
CORRECT Usually I eat lunch in
the office.


1.Ms. Buta is ….. an
accountant.
(A) ever
(B) already
(C) yet
(D) often


2. Mr. Thomas ….. in his
calculations.
(A) seldom has erred
(B) has erred seldomly
(C) has seldom erred
(D) has seldomly erred


3. Production levels have …..
been this high before.
(A) still
(B) never
(C) yet
(D) every month


4. If they …. on an agenda, we
must postpone the meeting.
(A) have yet agreed
(B) still have not agreed
(C) already are agreeing
(D) occasionally agree


5. Research and development
funds are being reduced …..
because of budget cutbacks.
(A) every year
(B) never
(C) still
(D) always


6. ….. the right to limit
quantities on all items.
(A) Daily reserve
(B) Reserve often
(C) Always reserve
(D) Reserve generally


7. While earning her degree,
Ms. Duthuit ….. .
(A) worked every summer
(B) every summer was
working
(C) every summer worked
working
(D) was every summer


8. She ….. her training course.
(A) hasn’t completed yet
(B) hasn’t completed ever
(C) hasn’t never completed
(D) hasn’t yet completed


9. Do not ….. without
consulting us.
(A) invest never
(B) still invest
(C) ever invest
(D) already invest


10. ….. he prefers to
communicate by e-mail.
(A) Usually
(B) Yet
(C) Never
(D) Ever


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