Adverbs of Time for intermediate learners
'Adverbs of time' give you some information about the time something happened. Using them will help us add details about time to our sentences.
What Are Adverbs of Time?
Adverbs of time are used to show when and how long something happens, happened or is going to happen.
Adverbs of time can refer to three different tenses in time. Here are the tenses:
Here are the examples:
I'm calling him
They were here
They will be here
Adverbs of Past Tense
There are some adverbs of time that can just refer to a past time, such as 'yesterday, last year, before.' Here are the examples:
I saw him
He called me
Adverbs of Present Tense
Some adverbs are only used to talk about the present tense. Here are the most common ones: 'today, now.' Check out the examples:
Adverbs of Future Tense
Some adverbs are usually used to talk about something in the future, for example 'tomorrow, soon, next week, later.'
I will be graduated
I will call you
Position of Adverbs of Time
Adverbs of time are usually used at the end of the sentence. Sometimes they can be used at the beginning of the sentence as well. Here are the examples:
I called Sam
Adverbs of time are usually used to show a point in time or the length of time. Adverbs of time show the following tenses: