Presentation on theme: "Adverbs of Frequency and Time Adverbes de fréquence et de temps"— Presentation transcript:
1Adverbs of Frequency and Time Adverbes de fréquence et de temps Grammar PointAdverbs of Frequency and TimeAdverbes de fréquence et de temps
2Frequency Adverb French Always toujours Frequently fréquemment never jamaisoftensouventrarelyPeu souvent / rarementsometimesparfois, / quelquefoisusuallyD’habitude
3Word OrderAdverbs of frequency go before the principal verb, or after the first auxiliary in a compound tense.Ils se placent devant le verbe principal, ou après le premier auxiliaire aux temps composé.My wife always gets up before me.We have often watched that program on TV.I would never have come if you hadn’t bought my ticket.Or, after the verb to be in simple tenses:She is rarely late.
4Time Adverb of time French afterwards après eventually finalement now maintenantonceUne foistodayAujourd’huitomorrowdemaintonightCe soir
5Word OrderAdverbs of time generally go at the start or end of a phrase Ils se placent généralement en début ou en fin de phrase. Today I’ll work until 7pm. We allowed her to have a pet eventually . ---However, these rules are often strict and there are exceptions: Toutefois, ces règles ne sont pas très strictes et il y a souvent des exceptions…. She was very noisy, and we soon got bored of her.
6Complete these sentences with the adverb in brackets It doesn’t rain in the Sahara. (often)I only eat dessert. (sometimes)I have been to Iraq. (never)She went to the cinema with her boyfriend. (today)They are going out to a club. (tonight)
7Complete these sentences by putting the words in order. Eg: Smoke + I + never + cigarettesI never smoke cigarettes.Gives + medicine + the + doctor + usually + my + meLondon + have + I + been + oftenAferwards + told + she + him + lived + she + loved + him.I never smoke cigarettes.The doctor usually gives me my medicine.I have often been to London.She told him she loved him afterwards.