1 I sometimes feel tired / Sometimes I ... / I feel tired sometimes.
2 The meeting took place last week. / Last week the ...
3 Does he still work ...
4 They usually stay in the same hotel. / Usually they stay …
5 I quite understand ...
6 He had a conference in London last month. / Last month he ...
7 Our flights are sometimes overbooked. / Sometimes our flights ...
8 I heard the news yesterday. / Yesterday I ...
9 He slowly walked to the door. / He walked to the door slowly.
10 I have never been to Greece.
11 They lived in New York for twenty years.
12 She is rarely ill.
13 Have you ever won a prize?
14 I would never have ...
15 Last month I met her in London in a museum. / I met … museum last month.
16 She always goes to bed before 11.
17 I could hardly understand him.
18 He paid his staff badly.
19 He politely asked permission. / He asked permission politely.
20 You should have packed this vase more carefully.
21 They have often been to England.
22 He had an accident in Germany a few weeks ago.
1 We rarely/seleom receive complaints. / Rarely/Seldom do we receive complaints.
2 The ship arrived here yesterday. / Yesterday the ship ...
3 We always guarantee a high quality.
4 The train will leave from platform 2 at six o’clock.
5 She works at a department store on Saturdays.
6 You should always ask for a written confirmation.
7 We usually ask for cash payment. / Usually we …
8 He started a business in New Zealand ten years ago. / Ten years ago he ...
9 We will arrive at Heathrow airport tomorrow. / Tomorrow we ...
10 Mr Green is in a meeting at the moment. / At the moment Mr Green ...
11 He worked in South Asia for three years. / For three years he ...
12 She nervously looked at the clock. / She ... clock nervously.
13 I fully understand what you mean.
1 He is still unemployed.
2 He got up and left the room very quietly / calmly. / ... and very quietly / calmly left the room.
3 I would never have bought this house.
4 I completely / fully understand why you have done this.
5 During the holidays we spent a day in / at Venice.
6 I received / got your e-mail yesterday. / Yesterday I ...
7 I usually get up at half past seven. / Usually I get up ...
8 They left immediately / They immediately left. / Immediately they left.
9 The plane landed at Miami airport at ten o’clock.
10 Yesterday I had a job interview at a seconday school. / I had a ... yesterday.
11 Do you often have foreign visitors.
12 I hardly understood what the discussion was about.
13 She nervously answered / replied that she did not know. / She answered nervously that …
14 She was born in Morocco in 1995.
15 I have rarely/seldom read such an interesting book./ Rarely/Seldom have I read …
16 I saw her at Brenda’s party a few / some weeks ago. / A few / some weeks ago I …
1 I usually get up: Adverbials of frequency like ‘usually’ are put immediately before the verb when there is only one verb.
2 I would never have expected: Adverbials of frequency like ‘never’ are put after the first verb when there are more verbs.
3 … in Leeds in 1980: When an adverbial of place and an adverbial of definite time occur side by side, the adverbial of place usually precedes the adverbial of definite time.
4 She quickly ate … / She … breakfast quickly: Adverbials of manner like ‘quickly’ are put immediately before the verb or at the end of the sentence.
5 I completely agree: Adverbials of degree like ‘completely’ are put before the verb they refer to.
6 Yesterday I played … / I … football yesterday: Adverbials of definite time like ‘yesterday’ have frontor end position.
7 Read the instructions carefully. / Carefully read: Adverbials of manner like ‘carefully’ are put immediately before the verb or at the end of the sentence.
1 are usually classed, 2 are generally, 3 can cause damage, 4 should always clean up, 5 you never know, 6 they usually replicate