adverbials of time (time and dates (AT+ (clock times: AT seven o’clock -…
adverbials of time
time and dates
clock times: AT seven o’clock - AT nine thirty
mealtimes: AT breakfast - AT lunchtime -AT teatime
AT the weekend
seasons of the year: IN spring/summer/autumn/winter
years and centuries: IN 2017, in the twentieth century
months: IN January/February/March etc.
parts of the day: IN the morning - in the afternoon - in the evening.
days: ON Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday etc ., ON Christmas day, ON my birthday.
dates: ON the thirty first of July, ON October 17th
AGO(use with the past simple): Tea was created more than 5000 years AGO.
FOR: Tea breaks are a tradition that have been with us FOR 200 years.
SINCE : There has not been a more exciting discovery SINCE last century.
FROM …TO/UNTIL : They are going to stay in the city FROM Monday TO Sunday.
ALWAYS, NEVER, NORMALLY, OCCASIONALLY, OFTEN, RARELY, SELDOM, SOMETIMES, USUALLY
I NEVER take my tea with milk.
Office workers OFTEN find out about what's going on at work over a cup of tea.
He was ALWAYS tired in the evening.
Longer frequency phrases: EVERY YEAR or THREE TIMES A DAY etc.
Tea was such a popular beverage that tea auctions took place EVERY MONTH, and then EVERY WEEK.
They were STILL unhappy.
I’ve ALREADY known the truth.
It was late, but they hadn’t arrived YET.
Have you fixed the car YET?