Adverbs of time in English. Adverbs of time tell us when something happens. Here are some examples:
Adverbs of time can be divided into different groups:
Points of time:
Frequency (with a definite time – we looked at adverbs of frequency fo an indefinite time in this lesson):
- quarterly (every 3 months)
- yearly / annually
Relationships between times
Length of time
- All day
- For days
- Since last month
Here are some examples of sentences using adverbs of time.
- He drove to London yesterday.
- Now he is in London.
- He calls home nightly when he’s away.
- He hasn’t come back yet.
- He has been working all day.