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Adverbs of frequency: Correct position

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Recursos

Seguro has visto los adverbios de frecuencia siendo usados en diferentes posiciones dentro de una oraci贸n, y te has preguntado, 驴c贸mo se usan realmente? Pues ahora lo vas a entender muy bien.

Adverbs of frequency position

Podemos colocar los adverbios de frecuencia en tres posiciones:
Posici贸n de los adverbios de frecuencia

Ejemplos con las diferentes posiciones de los adverbios de frecuencia

  • Los adverbios always (siempre), ever y never (nunca) normalmente no van al inicio de la oraci贸n.
  • Los adverbios de frecuencia van delante del verbo principal, pero detr谩s del verbo to be:

Cesar often comes late and John is often late too / C茅sar suele llegar tarde y Juan tambi茅n suele llegar tarde

  • Antes del verbo principal:

She never smokes.
They usually come here at night.

  • Despu茅s del verbo ser (be).

He is always hungry.
You are hardly ever right.

  • Entre un verbo modal y el verbo principal.

She should always listen to her grandma.
They can usually see each other.

  • Entre un auxiliar y el verbo principal

He doesn鈥檛 normally go there.
They have never been to this place before.

Ejercicio para practicar las posiciones de los adverbios de frecuencia

Ahora te invito a escribir tus propios ejemplos utilizando los adverbios de frecuencia que has aprendido, en su posici贸n correcta. Te comparto unos ejemplos:

  • I usually go to the university at night.
  • My best friend always comes to my house on weekends.
  • Laura often visits her grandparents at Christmas.

Contribuci贸n creada con aportes de: Jos茅 Miguel Veintimilla.

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I can always eat chilaquiles for brunch

When talking to someone on the internet, I usually use adverbs of frequency to explain how often I do an action.

I always enjoy learning at Platzi 馃榿

Wow, this class was epic, because I鈥檝e always confused with this topic.
My notes:

  1. I am always worried about the future
  2. Sometimes, I close my eyes and think in the past
  3. I hardly ever remember things my daughter tells me
  • Vicky is always in a hurry
  • Kely can never go to the gym during the week
  • The Jackson麓s have often eaten in this restaurant

I sometimes swim.

She is always happy

I can never watch tv.

We have Hardly ever drive here.

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My contribution
Corrected by chatGPT

  1. She is usually go to the gym in the afternoons during the week after that she goes to skate in the night.鉂
    1. She usually goes to the gym in the afternoons during the week, and after that, she goes skateboarding at night.鉁
  2. I always brush my teeth before to eat.鉂
    1. I always brush my theet before eating.鉁
  3. I can never write in my dairy, because I use my time in other things.鉂
    1. I can never write in my diary because I use my time for other things.鉁
  4. I usually go to play basketball in the afternoons.鉂
    1. I usually play basketball in the afternoons.鉁
  5. I always eat more than 4 time per day. 鉂
    1. I always eat more that 4 time per day.鉁

Exercise

  1. You always come to class late.
  2. I am never late for class.
  3. She seldom talks with me.
  4. They don鈥檛 usually eat in the cafeteria.
  5. She has always been a good friend.

she usually eats vegetables every day
Joe and I always run in the park
Ana often bakes chocolate cake

I constantly go to the gym but it鈥檚 in the afternoon after work.
My grandmother always feels like going to the bathroom and it is often in the evenings.
Your car always breaks down and when we need it most like this weekend.
The milkman always visits the neighbor in the mornings and evenings.
I always go out to eat at half time from eight hour work during the work week.

I have never working in this proyect

I rarely go out with friends.
I should always work.
We have rarely ever been to this church.

Main Verb: I **often **practice yoga in the evenings.
Verb to be: My brother is always in a hurry.
Modal Verbs and Main Verbs: I can sometimes cook at home.
Auxiliary and Main verb: I鈥檝e **never **been able to learn to swim.

  • He hardly ever dance.
  • I am always cooking.
  • You can sometimes read.
  • We have usually eat here.
  • I usually study english in the evenings
  • My brother is always out of house
  • I can often play with my son

I can never go to the gym during the week because I study and work and I don鈥檛 have time, then I always fancy exercise at home even I arrive tired.

I always forget everything they tell me
sometimes I usually go to the park
I never eat onion

I usually study at Platzi in the afternoon or at night.
I always study.
I always study about th professional news of my profession in the mornings.
I hardly ever go hiking on weekends with my friends.

She is always happy I can never watch tv. We have Hardly ever drive here.

I have never eaten kiwi
He is always angry
She sometimes eats in expensive restaurants
He has never baked a cake

I often play the videos at 1.25x, but sometimes, I have to repeat them.

I usually read some pages at day of a book
My sister always come to home on friday
John hardly ever go to the park
I often go to gym
I usially spend time with my son
Francisco never call her
Ellie is aleays scared
Sam hardly ever feels confident
Jon never let his principes awa

Always when I play on Americans servers and talk with other people, I usually put in practice all I learned in previous English classes to improve my writing skills, but I know I could find a voice channel where I would like to improve my speaking skill too

I am always worried about the future
Sometimes, I close my eyes and think in the past
I hardly ever remember things my daughter tells me

I never have breakfast.
She is always happy in his house
He can never go to the supermarket
Maria does normally drives in the night
We always drinks beer the weekend

Here it鈥檚.

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  • Ricky can never be ready on time.
  • Peele always has flu.
  • In halftime, sometimes there is a cheerleader show.
  • I have usually been to the south pole.
  • Airlines have seldom given free things.

The bus comes by every 15 minutes.
They never forget to water the plants.
I usually meet my friends for lunch on Fridays.
She always completes her assignments ahead of schedule.
We rarely have time for a long vacation.

* I usually look at my phone when I wake up. * I usually go out with my friends after class * I never smoke

I have never played tennis in my life

* I always worry when I go traveling. * I usually try to keep my mind positive. * I have never migrated from my country.
i always study at platzi you should always study at platzi they are always studing at platzi
* I always listen to music when i go to work * he has usually traveled to Colombia * I almost never go to parties
Vicky is always in a hurry. Kyle can never go to the gym during the week, The Jackson's have often eat in this restaurant.
I usually go to the gym I never smoke I often arrive late to my job

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  1. I鈥檓 always studying English.

  2. You can usually come to visit me.

  3. She sometimes drinks a beer.

  4. Louis doesn鈥檛 hardly ever goes to the party.

  5. I have never been to Chile.

Vicky is always in a Hurry
Kyle can never go to the gym during the week
The Jackson麓s have often eaten in this restaurant

  • I usually exercise at night.
  • Hamburgers will always be better than hot dogs.
  • I never listen to reggaeton music.
  • My dog sometimes takes a shower.

I can always eat parihuela for lunch

My wife always listen to music to work
I can usually do calls with clients at work
She is usually offered with home cleaning
They are hardly ever study on weekends
I never still quiet against racism

1.-I usually get up 5:30 am to go to the gym
2.-I can sometimes eat cookies in the afternoon
3.-We often go to restaurant on the weekend

1. She always makes her skincare in mornings. 2. She is hardly ever disciplinated to exercise. 3. She may sometimes go to gym. 4. She doesn't normally take one hour for lunch.

I usually go to the gym ain the morning.

adverbs of frecuency:

it鈥檚 used in different position: front position, mid position and end position.

  • 鈥渦sually鈥 is used in the mid position
  • 鈥渁lways鈥, 鈥渘ever鈥 and 鈥渆ver鈥 aren鈥檛 used in the front position.
  1. before the main verb
    she never smokes

  2. after the verb be
    he is always hungry

  3. betwwen a modal and the main verb
    modal verb: can, should, migth
    she should always listen to pop music.

  4. between an auxilary and the main verb
    they have never been to this place before.

example:

  • vicky is always in a hurry.
  • kyle can never go to the gym during the week.
  • the jackson鈥檚 have often eaten in this restaurant
  • She never tasted mexican food.
  • Lately hardly ever go out to eat at restaurants.
  • I usually have breakfast at 8:20 in the morning.

they can always go to the gym.

i never eat cereal for breakfast.
i sometimes go to the park.
i occasionally watch TV.
I always study english.
my mother is never angry.

I never work on Sundays or Saturdays. I usually work from Mondays to Fridays because I want to spend the weekends with my family.

she should always ate vegetables
you are usually kind with me

I always prepare the dinner.

He ever visits his siblings each New Year

My friends always come to my house on Friday

My cat never sleep in the cat鈥檚 bed

I usually study English at 10 p.m,

Es :
1.- Kyle can never go to the gym during the week
2.- Kyle can鈥檛 ever go to the gym during the week

We never eat at the library
I am always working on my english
She usually likes to go the mall
He is hardly ever stinky
I like to eat burger sometimes

I usually eat twice a day.
He is always at work by 6 pm.
She can never drink milk.
They hardly ever drink alcohol.

-I always go to the gym with my friend.
-They are usually eating in expensive restaurants.
-Brian j. hardly ever brush his teeth
-Isabella never makes the bed when she get up.
-Sometimes i drink beer with my friend carlos.
-she sometimes travel by airplane when is long trip.
-My neighborhood are very loud sometimes.
-You have never visit to my family
-My best friend and i can usually listen to muisc on the beach.
-They should always put their uniform in the washing machine.

Practice:

  • We normally go to the river on saturdays.
  • Helen should never eat suggar.
  • My dog play with the cat sometimes.}
  • He was never mad last week 馃槂

Vicky is always in a hurry.
Kyle can never go to the gym during the week.
the Jackson鈥檚 have often eaten in this restaurant

my husband always watch tv after work
my neighbor can麓t turn off the music
I should sometimes listen more english podcats

I usually play video games on Sundays
I have never been in The USA.
They often go to the park.
We can always run on the street.
He must always study for the exam.

-I always go to work with passion and war mode
-She never loved me
-You Can always pick up them
-Can you always pick up them?
-He has never been working there

My friends are hardly ever in bad humor

I can never take a shower without music!

Sentence
I always visit a parents
My uncle ussually eat vegetables
He never study in the school
she sometimes travel in the world
Cesar often preparing the chinease food

Examples:

I usually study at night

Sometimes I walk to work

He doesn鈥檛 normally sleep in his house.

  • I鈥檝e rarely ever eaten pasta
  • Sometimes I eat breakfast at 6 o鈥檆lock.
  • I should sometimes go to the gym.
  • I always go to ride my bicycle in the park.
  • I鈥檓 never staying there.

I usually go to the gym on Thursday.
I often go to the restaurant on Fridays.
Luis always comes to the office at 7:00 am. He loves his work! 馃槃
Ashly is always early at work.

  • Sometimes she has coffee for breakfast.
  • She sometimes has coffee for breakfast.
  • She has coffee for breakfast sometimes.
  • She never smokes.
  • They usually come here at night.
  • He is always hungry.
  • You are hardly ever right.
  • She should always listen to her grandma.
  • They can usually see each other.
  • He doesn鈥檛 normally go there.
  • They have never been to this place before.
  • Vicky is always in a hurry.
  • Kyle never goes to gym during the week.
  • Kyle can never go to gym during the week.
  • The Jackson鈥檚 have often eaten in this restaurant.

I always play video games with friends on Saturdays.
The kitchen is often dirty. We need to clean it every time.
My father never goes to restaurants because he doesn鈥檛 like meat.

  • Julia usually eats pasta on Fridays.
  • I鈥檓 always late.
  • You shouldn鈥檛 always listen to other people鈥檚 opinions.
  • He does never came to visit me.

HI!
My Practice:

USAR ADVERVIOS DE FRECUENCIA EN ORACIONES

FRONT POSITION:
Hardly ever, I go to the new gym. I don鈥檛 like its location.

MID POSITION:
You always dance with Mark; do you like him?

END POSITION:
Mar铆a go to the park in summer, sometimes.

BEFORE THE MAIN VERB
They hardly ever go to the cinema.

AFTER THE VERB BE:
I am often sick.

BETWEEN A MODAL AND THE MAIN VERB
Lorena should usually bake oatmeal cookies.

BETWEEN AN AUXILIARY AND THE MAIN VERB
We have always going to the restaurant

I can always go to the gym every week.
I often eat bread in the morning
She is always busy
I sometimes drink with my friends
They usually eat lots of food.
He doesn鈥檛 sometimes come with her friend

I always wake up at 6am.

She always helps.
She is always dirty.
She can always help me.
She will always help

Vicky is always in a hurry
Kely can never go to the gym during the week
The Jackson麓s have often eaten in this restaurant

i am always test new plates
I always love listen new albums music
I usually do exercises in home

  • When I鈥檓 playing fighting games, I always try to stay calm and normally use special strategies

Adverbs frequencies positions exercises:
1) Before the main verb:
He frequently eats at 7pm.
They never go out to the pub after 12 am.
2) After the verb to be
He is usually friendly with everybody.
You are usually right in your analysis.
3) Between modal verbs and main verbs
He should always listen his parents.
They can usually go out for a meal at fridays.
4) Between auxiliary and main verb
She does usually clean the house on the weekends.
We have never visited this place before.

my girl usually comes to my home on weekends.
my cat rarely shows up.
i exercise a few times a week.

  1. Rarely do I eat fast food.
  2. He occasionally plays video games in his free time.
  3. They go out to eat once a week.

Practice:

  1. Vicky is always in a hurry.
  2. Kyle can never go to the gym during the week.
  3. The Jackson鈥檚 have often eaten in this restaurant.

Homework:

  1. My family often travel in Easter.
  2. My girlfriend doesn鈥檛 normally like movies.
  3. I can always watch sports in TV.

i shuold always help you.
erika can never go to pool.
you aren鈥檛 usually of good humor.

WE ALWAYS WALKING TOGETHER
SHE USUALLY EATS CARROT

SHE IS NEVER RUNNING AT NIGHT
YOU ARE HARDLY EVER STUDYING

SHE DOESN鈥橳 NORMALLY DRINK WEATHER
WE DON鈥橳 ALWAYS TALK

  • We seldom drink caffe at night.
  • I鈥檓 often got to study at 5:00 p.m.
  • Sometimes, they are complicate to understand.
  • Those children always need to watch both sides of the road before crossing.
  • He does occasionally exercise.
  • She鈥檚 gone and never came back.
  • Hamilton鈥檚 have usually gone to the beach and get tan.
  • You rarely get late to work.
  • They frequently watch series on weekends.

Good lecture.

I usually go the play soccer in the morning.
Sometimes I can score a goal from midfield.
My friend hardly ever visit me.

Practice:

  • Harry never uses bad words.
  • She always go to the gym on Tuesdays.
  • She should never smoke.

HELLO

MY EXAMPLES

-I NEVER EAT SPICY FOOD
-I AM SOMETIMES ANGRY
-SHE DOESN鈥橳 USUALLY COOK
-WE CAN OFTEN PLAY SOCCER
-THEY HARDLY EVER GO TO DANCE
-YOU ARE ALWAYS HAPPY

  • Nowadays, I always study English each day.

  • He hardly ever plays video games.

  • She can usually run every morning.

  • He doesn鈥檛 usually exercise at nights.

1. Vicky is always in a hurry
2. Kyle can never go to he gym during the week.
3. The Jackson's often eating in this restaurant.

I never arrive late.
I always go to school by bus.
I usually get up at 6.

Could You always walk my dog? I鈥檒l pay you some money.

You don鈥檛 never hang out with unknown people.

She should always have a pencil and books with her.

I am sometimes in my room because the Middle of the time I work from this one and on the other side I work either from the kitchen or other places of my house.

鈥淎DVERBS OF FREQUENCY CORRECT POSITION鈥

  1. My car is always reliable.
  2. I usually go out with my boyfriend on weekends.
  3. Sometimes sing funny songs.
  4. My dog hardly ever plays.
  5. I have never smoked.

鈥淎DVERBS OF FREQUENCY CORRECT POSITION鈥

  1. (ALWAYS)- (BE-SIMPLE PRESENT)
    VICKY __IN A HURRY.
    VICKY IS ALWAYS IN A HURRY.
  2. (NEVER)/(GO-SIMPLE PRESENT)/(CAN)
    KYLE__ TO THE GYM DURING THE WEEK.
    KYLE CAN NEVER GO TO THE GYM DURING THE WEEK.
  3. (OFTEN)- (EAT-PRESENT PERFECT)
    THE JACKSON鈥橲__ IN THIS RESTAURANT.
    THE JACKSON鈥橲 HAVE OFTEN EATEN IN THIS RESTAURANT.
1. He can always see the towers. 2. These dishes are on the floor sometimes. 3. That coat has gotten dirty on rare occasions.
  • I usually study english at the nigth

  • My dog always receives me with great emotion.

  • My mom often visit her dad on weekends

They have always chosen cars
You can often eat some vegetables
I am hardly ever sleeping in the afternoon
I usually go to the gym at 6:00 pm
She doesn鈥檛 never play videogame

  • I have never been to the United States

  • My friends hardly ever come to my house

  • I can usually watch movies on cinema

  • Fernando is usually fight with his daughter

  • I never eat spicy food, I don麓t like it.
  • My son is always happy at Christmas.
  • My family can normally travel in summer.
  • I don麓t usually drink beer in home.