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Course: Legal Technician English

Lesson 04: ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY.


TEACHER: MG. KAREN Y. ESCALERA VICENTE
RIDDLE

What comes
once in a
minute, twice
in a moment,
but never in a
thousand
years?
The letter M
List of verb

know
make drink
lose hear
forget
lend
give
surf the internet
keep
Questions words
• You use…
to ask
about:
Simple present: WH- Questions
Aux
Do-does SUBJECT Verb C
WH-
use Do or Does with all verbs
Example:
• What do you study?
• When does Mary study English?
• Who do you live with?
• Where does Mark play soccer?
• Why do they read the Math book?
• How often do you wash your car?
He loves her, she loves him
She loves cats He loves walking in grass and driving in Rome
He loves dogs She loves kissing in France under the moon.
She loves listening to the radio
He loves watching the stars. They love their daughter
They love their son
She loves his whites hair and his black shirt He loves his wife and
He loves her red hair and her blue skirt. She loves her husband.

She loves big cities


He loves parks
She loves bicycles
He loves cars.
Answer the questions
• What shirt does she love?
• What color is his hair?
• What skirt does he love?
• What does he love?
• What does she love?
• What do you love?
Job interview

The employer asks you questions about your career, personality


and life. You answer honestly while trying to impress them
QUESTIONS BASIC FOR A JOB INTERVIEW
• How would you describe yourself? Talk about your professional story
Rpta: I started my career as a lawyer after graduating with a Law degree in 2018 from UPT
University

• What are your strengths? strength refers to what you do well, your positive qualities.
Rpta: I’m a punctual and honest person or I consider myself to be a team-player. I like to work
with other people.
• What are your weaknesses? weakness refers to what you don’t do well, your negative qualities or skills.

Rpta: I can say my top weakness is getting so absorbed in my work or My weakness is working
on a team and following directions.

• Why do you want to work here? Mention specific, work-related reasons


Rpta: I love the idea of working here because I enjoy helping to the people. Or It is the best
company in the city and I’d love to begin my career here.
Job interview
• Mr. E: Welcome to our company for the administration • Sr. E: Bienvenido a nuestra empresa para el puesto de
position. administración.
• Mr. F: Nice to be here. • Mr. F: me alegro de estar aquí.
• Mr. E: Tell me about yourself. • el Sr. E: Cuéntame sobre ti.
• Mr. F: bueno, como puede ver en mi currículum, he trabajado
• Mr. F: Well as you can see from my resume, I have worked in
en administración de empresas durante varios años y tengo
business administration for several years and have an MBA. I
want to have a good salary and I know this company pays un MBA. Quiero tener un buen salario y sé que esta compañía
well. paga bien.
• Mr. E: I see. And what do you do in your free time? • el Sr. E: ya veo. ¿Y qué haces en tu tiempo libre?
• Mr. F: me gusta jugar al billar y ver la televisión.
• Mr. F: I like to play pool and watch television.
• Sr. E: ¿Qué le gusta de la televisión?
• Mr. E: What do you like on TV? • Mr. F: me gusta ver documentales
• Mr. F: I like to watch documentaries • el Sr. E: ya veo. Y si decidimos contratarte, ¿Cuándo puedes
• Mr. E: I see. And if we decide to hire you, when can you start? empezar?
• Mr. F: Immediately. • Sr. F: inmediatamente.
• el Sr. E: muy bueno. Pareces ser el tipo de empleado que
• Mr. E: Very good. You seem to be the kind of employee we are
buscamos. Le haré saber de nuestra decisión por correo
looking for. I will let you know of our decision by e-mail.
electrónico.
• Mr. F: Great. I look forward to hearing from you.
• Mr. F: genial. Espero con interés escuchar de usted
Make a Job Inteview
Write four more things that you do after you wake up on a university day.

1.- ………………………………………

2.-……………………………………….

3.-………………………………………

4.-………………………………………
ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY
Adverbs of frecuency say HOW OFTEN something happens. We use adverbs
of frequency to say how often we do something.

He always studies.
Adverbs of frequency come after the verb BE
I AM
Examples:
ALWAYS • I am always late
USUALLY Happy
OFTEN Late
• They are sometimes
YOU/ THEY/ WE ARE studying English.
SOMETIMES Watching
SELDOM tv. • She is seldom in the office
NEVER

HE/ SHE/ IT IS
In Simple Present:Adverbs of frequency usually come before OTHER VERB

I
ALWAYS
USUALLY
OFTEN Main VERB
YOU/ THEY/ WE
SOMETIMES
SELDOM
NEVER
HE/ SHE/ IT

• I always eat cereal for breakfast.


• She usually exercises on Mondays.
• They never buy oranges
Adverbs of frequency usually comes between Auxiliary verb and main Verb

Can
Would ALWAYS
Might USUALLY
YOU/ THEY/ WE Will OFTEN Main VERB
SOMETIMES
Could
SELDOM
Have NEVER
must

HE/ SHE/ IT

• She can sometimes beat me in a race.


• They could occasionally talk in the chat.
• Rule 4: to ask about the
• Rule 1: Adverbs of frequency are frequency of an action, use ever
words that tell how often or How often: Do you ever play
something happens. golf? How often do you play
• Rule 2: In a sentence, an adverb of golf?
frequency usually comes after be • Rule 5: Negative adverbs of
but befor other verbs. frequency such as rarely, seldom
• Rules 3: the Word sometimes can an never should be used with an
put in all three places: in front of a affirmative verb. Double
sentence, in the middle of a negatives are not posible.
sentence, or at the end of a
sentence.
• Sometimes we practice together.
• We sometimes practice together.
• We practices together sometimes.
What's wrong?
• Usually I'm late
• I'm usually late
• I'm late usually

• Sometimes I watch TV
• I sometimes watch TV
• I watch TV sometimes
Adverbs of frequency can also come at the
beginning or end of a sentence
Sometimes
Usually

• Usually, I´m late.


• Sometimes I watch TV.
• The internet is slow, sometimes.
• They go to eat pizza usually
• The dog eats his homework sometimes.
What´s the correct sentences?
• Janice doesn´t never eat fish.
• They usually work late
• We are not never early for school.
• They are never early for class.
• Tony rarely eats vegetables.
• We never are late.
• Rarely we go to the class.
Veamos el siguiente ejemplo que hace referencia a
una chica llamada Kim. En la tabla se muestra una
relación de actividades y los días de la semana en la
cual los practica.
Use HOW OFTEN to ask about frequency
• How often do you study with a partner?
I rarely study with a partner.

• How often does Amy do housework?


Amy always does housework.

• How often does Mark play basketball?


Mark never plays basketball.
How often do you….?
• How often do you do your homework?
____________________________________
• How often do you go to the dentist?
____________________________________

• How often do you use the computer?


_____________________________________
Write a paragraph about your daily routine
• Example: I usually get up at 6:00 am then I have breakfast. After that ,
I go to school, my classes start at 7:00 and finish at 2:00. I usually
have lunch around 3:00 p.m. In the afternoon I………… In the evening
I……………… I usually go to bed at …………… On weekends, I…………..
Legal vocabulary
• hold someone to something.
Tomarle la palabra a alguien, hacer
cumplir algo prometido.
• take out. suscribir un préstamo o
una póliza de seguro.
• enter into. celebrar, otorgar.
• run up. incurrir en algún tipo de
deuda.
• draw up. redactar
Sentences:
• They’re holding me to the exact terms of the contract.
• Me obligan a cumplir con los términos exactos del contrato.
• They didn’t hold her to a month’s notice.
• No le obligaron a cumplir con el mes de preaviso.
• I’ll hold you to that.
• Te tomo la palabra.
• We strongly advise you to take out insurance on the flight in case you get ill
and cannot fly.
• Le recomendamos seriamente que saque un seguro del vuelo por si enferma y no
puede volar.
• They will have to take out a loan to remodel the kitchen.
• Tendrán que pedir un préstamo para remodelar la cocina
Legal vocabulary
• This agreement is made and entered into on the 1st day of October 2016.
• Las partes otorgan/celebran el presente contrato con fecha 1 de octubre de 2016.
• The parties entered into a lease agreement but the lessee failed to pay the deposit.
• Las partes celebraron un contrato de arrendamiento, pero el arrendatario no pagó la fianza.
• I ran up a huge telephone bill last month.
• El pasado mes tuve una factura de teléfono muy alta.
• My ex-husband ran up a $2000 overdraft on our joint account and it’s costing me $50
a month in fees.
• Mi ex-marido ha generado un descubierto de 2000 dolares y estoy pagando 50 dólares al mes de
comisión.
• I will draw up a first draft contract and send it to you for your approval.
• Voy a redactar un primer borrador de contrato y te lo mandaré para tu aprobación.
• Do I need a solicitor to draw up my will?
• ¿Necesito un abogado para redactar mi testamento?