|Read about adverbs of frequency. Listen to the examples! Record yourself and compare your pronunciation to the teacher's pronunciation.|
|The Present Simple and Adverbs of Frequency|
| What's an adverb? An adverb changes the sense of a verb, another adverb, or an adjective. It modifies a verb, another adverb, or an adjective.
What's an adverb of frequency? It answers the question "How often do you do something?"
Always, rarely, sometimes, often, never, usually, sometimes, frequently, and occasionally, are usually placed BEFORE the verb (this sentence is an example!). This is a bit complicated because there are exceptions to the rule.
First, a few examples of the general rule:
1 - Betty Jean rarely juggles on Grafton Street.
but Betty Jean says "very rarely". She uses two adverbs.