EMPHATIC ADVERBS OR ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY They

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EMPHATIC ADVERBS OR ADVERBS
OF FREQUENCY
They are words that indicate the frequency with
which an action occurs.
Always
often
usually
sometimes
seldom
never
100% of the time
75% of the time
65% of the time
50% of the time
25% of the time
0% of the time
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•
•
•
always
often
sometimes
usually
• seldom
• never
…are used to express a positive idea
…are used to express a negative idea
• ever
…-expresses ignorance about the
frequency with which an action occurs in questions
• … it is a synonym of “never” in a negative sentence
INTERROGATIVE FORM
Do you ever drink coffee with milk?
Yes, sometimes.
Does he ever come to his English class?
No, never.
How often do you drink coffee with milk?
Sometimes.
How often does he come to his English class?
Never.
Frequency Words (F.W.) go in a sentence BEFORE an ACTION verb
(A.V.) and AFTER the verb BE.
Examples
• He always ride his bicycle to school.
She never gets up early on Sundays.
The Auxiliaries “Do-Does”
• “Do and Does” are used to ask and answer questions
with action verbs.
I
You
Use “Do” – Don’t = Do + not
We
They
He
She
It
Use “Does” – Doesn’t = Does + not
Questions
Answers (Affirmative, Negative)
Do you like apples?
Yes, I do.
No, I don’t.
Do you study hard?
Yes, I do.
No, I don’t.
Does she like bananas?
Yes, she does.
No, she doesn’t.
Does it run fast?
Ye, it does.
No, she doesn’t.
Remember that whenever we use an auxiliary the Verb is in Simple Form.

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