Adverbs of Time for beginners

'Adverbs of time' give you some information about the time something happened. Using them will help us add details about time to our sentences.

"Adverbs of Time" in the English Grammar

What Are Adverbs of Time?

Adverbs of time are a type of adverb that provide information about when an action or event takes place.

Adverbs of Time: Types

Take a look at the list below to learn some of the common adverbs of time and their meanings:

  • Tomorrow → refers to the next day.

I have ballet class tomorrow.

  • Now → refers the present moment.

Mom told me to call her now.

  • Tonight → refers to the night of the present day.

We will all watch a movie tonight.

  • Yesterday → refers to the previous day.

Stop thinking about yesterday.

Adverbs of Time: Placement

Adverbs mostly describe verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. They mainly come after these words at the end of the sentences. Look:

I will talk to dad tomorrow.

They were at the park yesterday.

Remember that we can also place adverbs of time at the beginning of the sentence, but in this position, they need a comma after them. Look:

Tonight, I will leave this place.

Yesterday, we saw them in the rain.

Comments

Loading recaptcha

You might also like

Comparative and Superlative Adverbs

bookmark
In order to add to your bookmarks you must sign in to your account
Adverbs are used to modify adjectives adverbs and verbs, but what if we want to make a comparison between things by using these adverbs? Read more.

Types of Adverbs

bookmark
In order to add to your bookmarks you must sign in to your account
Adverbs give us a description of a verb in a sentence. There are five basic types of adverbs in the English language.

Adverbs of Place

bookmark
In order to add to your bookmarks you must sign in to your account
Adverbs of place help us express where the verb is taking place. Using them will help us be more accurate about locations.

Adverbs of Frequency

bookmark
In order to add to your bookmarks you must sign in to your account
Adverbs of frequency show us how often an action takes place. We use them commonly in daily English so, it is essential to learn them. Read here.

Adverbs of Manner

bookmark
In order to add to your bookmarks you must sign in to your account
Adverbs of manner give us more information about how the verb is done. To learn their grammatical function and how to use them, read this.

Adverbs of Degree

bookmark
In order to add to your bookmarks you must sign in to your account
Adverbs of degree are mostly used before adjectives, adverbs, and verbs to intensify the term after them.
LanGeek
Download LanGeek app