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Frequency adverbs

  1. Always
  2. Nearly always
  3. often
  4. sometimes
  5. rarely
  6. hardly ever
  7. never

What's the temperature?

put these words into the right order starting with the hottest.
Make five sentences using frequency adverbs. Eg. "It is usually very cold here in December.

  1. cool
  2. cold
  3. hot
  4. warm
  1. It's boiling
  2. It's _______
  3. It's _______
  4. It's _______
  5. It's _______
  6. It's freezing

Grammar Focus

What's the weather like today? It's warm.
What was it like yesterday? It was freezing
use What + (be) + the weather / it + like? to ask about the weather. use It to talk about weather and temperature.
It was hot yesterday.

practise

Ask your partner about the weather and temperature today, yesterday, the day before yesterday, last Christmas.

Guessing games to practice adjectives of frequency

play Guess my job To help the guesser you can answer, yes, no or use any sentence with a frequency adjective. Eg. "I usually get up early in the morning".

Find a season for every poem

  1. ______When the tall oak groans in northern winds, When cruel frost creeps white beneath the bark And twigs once sappy and green Shake brittle and dry in the darkening.

  2. _____, ____, Everywhere,
    Green trees, Cool water here and there.

    Burning sun, Really hot days,
    Eating junk food and Baked Lays.

    Camping trips, Mosquito bites,
    Swimming pools, Water fights.

    Water slides, a theme park,
    Meowing cats, Dogs that bark.

    Visiting friends, Going to camp,
    Everything dry, Nothing is damp.

    The hottest season of the year,
    It flies by fast, Then school is near.

  3. ______ pOEM
    While watching all these early buds and swallows,
    I can feel tonight
    that my heart's slowly growing over sorrows
    as someone's horizon on smiley days might;

    that it's getting bigger like all plants around
    and light as a feather,
    and that all happiness that's above the ground

  4. Behold colours of a million years, a theatre of complexion - shades spring and summer never knew and Winter covers with falling snow.





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