frequency

present continuous (range of adverbs)

Point 37 in the category of PRESENT continuous (C2) is defined as: a wide range of adverbs of indefinite frequency, often to talk about surprising or undesirable situations or events. There are only two examples given in the EGP: ‘persistently’ and ‘permanently’.  Both of those do not exist in the top 1000 clusters. Point 32 …

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usually | often | never | weekly + (present simple)

There are many points at A2 that are related to adverbs and overlap.  Sadly there is some clash of information between the levels of A1 and A2 though. Point 7 in the category of PRESENT is defined as: present simple WITH ADVERBS OF INDEFINITE FREQUENCY In the example sentences, we find ‘usually’ and ‘always’ used. …

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