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The placement of the adverbs of frequency


A. Inaffirmative sentences:
a)  Adverbsof frequency come between a subject and a verb: 
                    S+ adverb of frequency + verb
                     I often go to school

b)  Adverbs of frequencycome after verb “be”:
                    S+ am/ is/ are + adverb of frequency
                    I’m always at home/ he is usually at school

c)  Adverbsof frequency come between a modal and a verb:
                      S+ modal+ adverb of frequency+ verb
                      You can always hear music

d)  In perfecttenses, adverbs of frequency come between auxiliary and the main verb: 
                    S+ have + adverbs of frequency + the mainverb
                      The actorhas always got much talent and skill

B.  Innegative sentences: 
a.  Adverbsof frequency come between the auxiliary (do/ does) + not + the verb: 
                    S+ don’t/ doesn’t + adverb of frequency + verb
                    He doesn’t often go to school

b.  Adverbsof frequency come after the verb “be” + not :
                       S + am not/  isn’t/ aren’t + adverbs of frequency
                        She isn’t usually here in the morning

C.  Ininterrogative sentences:

1.  Adverbsof frequency come between the auxiliary (do/ does) + subject and the main verb:
                       do/ does + S+ adverbs of frequency+ verb
                        Does your mother sometimes play Tennis?

2.  Adverbsof frequency come after the verb “be”+ not+ the subject: 
                          isn’t/ aren’t + S + adverbsof frequency  
                                Isn’t Ahmed usually here?