Adverbs of frequency

Adverbs of frequency say how often an activity happens. We can use one word or a phrase.


  • always
  • never
  • frequently/often
  • usually
  • seldom/rarely
  • nowadays
  • every week/year
  • sometimes/occasionally
  • from time to time

Here are a few examples of how to use them in sentences:

  • I always go to church on Sundays.
  • I never eat anything after 10 p.m.
  • My computer freezes from time to time.
  • Seldom do I go to bed before midnight.
  • Nowadays most people have a mobile phone.