2020-01-09

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Habits and Routines

The expressions of telling and asking about habits and routines

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How to ask about habits and routines

  • Do you ever do yoga?
  • What do you do to keep fit?
  • What do you usually do after class?

How to ask the frequency of someone's activity

  • How often do you do yoga?

How to tell about habits and routines

  • I lift weights every day.
  • I play badminton once a week.
  • I go swimming twice a week.
  • I do aerobics three times a week.
  • I don't exercise very often.

You can also tell habits and routines using these expressions

  • I always go for walks after school.
  • I usually go jogging after school.
  • I sometimes go for walks after school.
  • I seldom jogging after school.
  • I never go for walks after school.

Adverb to tell or to ask frequency

No
Frequency
Adverb of Frequency
1
100%
Always
2
90%
Usually
3
80%
Normally/Generally
4
70%
Often
5
50%
Sometimes
6
30%
Occasionally
7
10%
Hardly
8
0%
Never

Simple Present Tense Often Goes with Adverbs of Frequency.

1.  To talk about how often something happens, use adverbs of frequency: sometimes, usually, always, often, rarely, seldom, never.
Subject
Adverbs of Frequency
Verb
He
She
It
I
You
We
They
Sometimes
Usually
Always
Often
Rarely
Seldom
Never
Walks
Watches
Flies
Come
Visit
Go
Talk
Sentences Example.
- He sometimes walks to school.
- She usually watches TV in the morning.
- It always flies on the air.
- I often come to his house.
- You rarely visit your grandmother.
- We seldom go to the beach.
- They never talk to each other.


2. When the verb is to be, use to be + adverb of frequency.
Subject
To be
Adverbs of Frequency
He
She
It
I
You
We
They
Is
is
is
am
are
are
are
Sometimes
Usually
Always
Often
Rarely
Seldom
Never
Sentences Example.
- He is usually very busy in the morning.
- She is always on time.
- It is sometimes cold at night.
- I am often nervous in front of people.
- You are seldom here.
- We are rarely happy.
- They are never relaxed.


3. When you want to deny something, follow these examples.
Subject
Adverbs of Frequency
Verb
I
They
She
Never
Rarely
Almost never
Litter
Do
Meets
Sentences example.
- They rarely do their homework.


4. When you want to use imperative with an adverb of frequency, follow this pattern.
Don’t
Adverbs of Frequency
Verb
I
They
She
Ever
Talks
Harass
Go
Sentences example.
- Don’t ever talk to me again!
- Don’t ever harass the boy anymore!
- Don’t ever go to the cave again!


5. When you want to ask how often people do something, use these patterns.
Do / does
Subject
Adverbs of Frequency
Verb
Do
Does
You
Heni
Often
always
Watch
Make
Sentences example.
-  Do you often watch TV?
-  Does Heni always make her bed?

To Be
Subject
Adverbs of Frequency
Verb
Are
Is
You
He
Often
always
Here every Sunday?
Sick?  
Sentences example.
- Are you always here every Sunday?
- Is he often sick?


Contoh percakapan asking and telling about habits and routines

Dialogue 1

Handy:
What do you usually do after class?
Apa yang selalu kamu lakukan setelah pelajaran?

Angga :
I usually play football after class. Do you ever play football after school?
Saya selalu bermain sepak bola setelah pelajaran. Apakah kamu pernah bermain bola setelah sekolah?

Handy:
No, I don’t. I don’t play football very often.
Tidak, Saya tidak pernah bermain sepak bola terlalu sering?

Dialogue 2

Ifza:
You’re really fit, Dziva. Do you exercise a lot?
Kamu sangat sehat, Dziva. Apakah kamu banyak bero;ahraga?

Nadziva:
Well, I go swimming twice a week and I play tennis once a week.
Baiklah, Saya pergi berenang dua kali seminggu dan saya bermain tenis satu minggu sekali.

Ifza:
Wow! I never go swimming.
Wow! Saya tidak pernah pergi berenang.

Nadziva:
Do you ever play tennis?
Apakah kamu pernah bermain tenis?

Ifza:
No, I don’t. I usually play badminton.
Tidak, Saya tidak pernah. Saya selalu bermain badminton.

Nadziva:
Really? How often do you play badminton?
Benarkah? seberapa sering kamu bermain badminton?

Ifza:
I play badminton twice a week.
Saya bermaun badminton dua kali seminggu.

Dialogue 3

Adam:
I think your father is really fit, Daffa. Does he Exercise a lot?
Saya pikir ayahmu sangat sehat, Daffa. Apakah dia banyak berolahraga?


Daffa:
Well, he always gets up early in the morning and he usually goes for walks. He also does Yoga.
Begini, dia selalu bangun sangat awal di pagi hari dan dia selalu pergi berjalan jalan. Dia juga melakukan Yoga.


Adam:
Wow! How often does he do Yoga?
Wow! Seberapa sering dia melakukan Yoga?

Daffa:
He does Yoga three time a week.
Dia melakukan yoga tiga kali dalam seminggu.

Dialogue 4

Heni:
What do you usually do after class?
Apa yang selalu kamu lakukan setelah pelajaran?

Ghania:
Yes, I usually go jogging after class. Do you ever exercise after school?
Ya, Saya selalu pergi joging setelah pelajaran. Apakah kamu pernah berolahraga setelah pelajaran sekolah?

Heni:
No, I don’t. I don’t exercise very often.
Tidak, Saya tidak pernah. Saya tidak berolahraga sangat sering.

Dialogue 5

Reporter:
Good morning, Mukti.
Selamat pagi, Mukti.

Mukti:
Good morning.
Selamat pagi.

Reporter:
You are famous as a young entrepreneur. Congratulations.
Kamu terkenal sebagai seorang pengusaha muda. Selamat.

Mukti:
Thank you.
Terimakasih.

Reporter:
What do you sell, Mukti?
Apa yang kamu jual, Mukti?

Mukti:
I sell marbles. My customers are from many countries all around the world.
Saya menjual kelereng. Pelanggan saya dari berbagai negara di seluruh dunia.

Reporter:
Wow! How do you manage your time?
Wow! Bagaimana kamu mengatur waktumu?

Mukti:
Well, I usually start my day at seven. I have a shower and have breakfast with my parents.
Begini, Saya selalu memulai hari saya pukul tujuh. Saya mendi dan sarapan dengan orangtua saya.

Reporter:
What time do you go to school?
Jam berapa kamu pergi kesekolah?

Mukti:
I usually go to school at eight. The school starts at nine and finishes at two.
Saya selalu berangkat ke sekolah jam delapan. sekolah di mulai jam sembilan dan selesai jam 2.

Reporter:
What do you usually do after school?
Apa yang kamu lakukan setelah sekolah?

Mukti;
Well, I’m back in business.  I check my website to see the orders.
Ya, Saya kembali ke bisnis. Saya cek website saya untuk melihat pesanan.

Reporter:
Who helps you?
Siapa yang membantumu?

Mukti:
My mothers help me. She manages the delivery. We deliver our marbles twice a week.
Ibu saya membantu saya. dia mengatur pengantaran. Kami mengantar kelereng kami dua kali dalam satu minggu.

Telling Habits and Routines Example

                I am Najwa. I exercise a lot to keep me fit. I always exercise every day. I get up early in the morning and I go for walks for about half an hour. After school, I usually go jogging. I also go swimming once a week.
                My mother does exercise a lot too. She often goes jogging with me in the afternoon. She doesn't go for walks in the morning because she has to cook. She does aerobics every Monday and Thursday and she also goes swimming with me once a week.
                My father rarely exercise. He is busy with his works. He sometimes goes jogging every Saturday dan Sunday and he plays badminton every Sunday afternoon. He never goes swimming.

In Bahasa

                Saya Najwa. Saya banyak berolahraga untuk menjaga saya tetap fit. Saya selalu berolahraga setiap hari. Saya bangun pagi sekali di pagi hari dan berjalan  sekitar setengah jam. Setelah sekolah saya selalu joging. Saya juga berenang satu minggu satu kali.
                Ibu saya juga banyak berolahraga. Dia sering joging dengan saya di sore hari. Dia tidak ikut berjalan dengan saya di pagi hari karena dia harus memasak. Dia melakukan aeronik setiap senin dan kamis dan dia juga berenang dengan saya setiap sastu minggu sekali.
                Ayah saya jarang berolahraga. Dia sibuk dengan pekerjaannya. Dia kadang kadang pergi jogging setiap sabtu dan minggu dan dia bermin badminton setiap minggu sore. Dia tidak pernah berenang.


Kumpulan Latihan Soal Asking and Telling Habits and Routines.

Choose the correct answer A, B, C, or D!

Read the dialogue to answer the questions number  1- 10!
Yahya: You're really fit. Komang. Do you exercise a lot?
Yuyu: Well, I go swimming twice a week and I play football once a week.
Yahya: Wow! I never go swimming.
Yuyu: Do you ever play football?
Yahya: No, I don't. I usually play badminton.
Yuyu: Really? How often do you play badminton?

1. How many sports are there in dialogue above?
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4

2. What kind of sports are mentioned in the dialogue above?
    A. Swimming, football, badminton
    B. Swimming, football, cycling
    C. Cycling, football, archery
    D. Badminton, tennis, football

3. There are ... peoples in the dialogue.
    A. 1
    B. 2
    C. 3
    D. 4

4. Who go swimming?
    A. Yahya
    B. Yuyu
    C. Yahya and Yuyu
    D. none of them

5. Who play football?
    A. Yahya
    B. Yuyu
    C. Yahya and Yuyu
    D. none of them

6. Who play badminton?
    A. Yahya
    B. Yuyu
    C. Yahya and Yuyu
    D. none of them

7. Who is supposed to be really fit?
    A. Yahya
    B. Yuyu
    C. Yahya and Yuyu
    D. none of them

8. Who never plays football?
    A. Yahya
    B. Yuyu
    C. Yahya and Yuyu
    D. none of them


9. How many times does Yahya play badminton?
    A. once a week
    B. twice a week
    C. three times a week

    D. four times a week

10. How many sports does Yuyu do?
      A. 1
      B. 2
      C. 3
      D. 4

Read the dialogue to answer the questions number 11-15!

Dilla: Hi Jihan!
Jihan: Hi Dilla!
Dilla: Jihan, can I ask you something?
Jihan: Sure, why not?
Dilla: Do you ever go cycling?
Jihan: Yes, I do.
Dilla: Really? How often do you go cycling?
Jihan: Almost every day. I always go cycling in the afternoon after school.
Dilla: OK. Thanks!

11. Who is the interviewer?
      A. Dilla
      B. Jihan
      C. Dilla and Jihan
      D. none of them

12. Who is the interviewee?
      A. Dilla
      B. Jihan
      C. Dilla and Jihan
      D. none of them

13. What sport is mentioned in the dialogue?
      A. jogging
      B. swimming
      C. cycling
      D. running

14. How often does Jihan go cycling/
      A. twice a week
      B. once in a week
      C. almost every day
      D. three times a week

15. When does Jihan go cycling?
      A. in the noon
      B. in the evening
      C. in the morning
      D. in the afternoon after school

16. I ... take a nap at 2. Sometimes I don't do it.
      A. usually
      B. never
      C. often
      D. occasionally

17. Nana : Do you always eat bread for breakfast?
      Dina  : No. I ... eat bread. I only eat it once a week.
      A. sometimes
      B. rarely
      C. always
      D. never

18. Friska doesn't like football. So, she ... watches it.
      A. never
      B. always
      C. usually
      D. sometimes

19. Every day Riska ... practices dancing, because she really wants to be a dancer.
      A. usually
      B. ever
      C. always
      D. sometimes

20. Mr. Adi ... drinks a bitter coffee when he works at night.
      A. often
      B. occasinally
      C. sometimes
      D. rarely

21. Dimas : What do you do frequently?
      Ridwan : Well, we ... our grandma once a month.
      A. frequently visits
      B. are frequently visiting
      C. frequently visit
      D. frequently

22. Ghania usually . . . to school on foot.
      A. go
      B. goes
      C. went
      D. going

Read the text to answer questions 23 - 25
          My uncle Johan is my mother's elder brother. He is my favorite among my mother's brothers. he is a very interesting man. He lives quite near us with my Aunt Aghnia and my cousin Nina and Bobi. I often go to his house.
          He is about 45 with grey hair. He is still quit good-looking. He is tall and well-built. He has blue eyes and a strong face. He wears glasses. He is short sighted. He takes them off when he doesn't work.
          Uncle Johan is a textile engineer. He works for a big firm in the city. He travels widely in his his job. He is an expert in solving problems with machines. At present, he is in the United States. He is visiting the firm's customers there.
          He is very fond of the sea. He has a boat at the seaside. He goes there every weekend in summer to sail it. I sometimes stay with my cousins at their house on the coast. When uncle Johan is at home he usually takes us out in the boat.

23. Who is uncle Johan?
      A. Bobi's father
      B. Nina's uncle
      C. My mother's uncle
      D. Aunt Aghnia.

24. Whic paragraph talks about the physical description of uncle John?
      A. 1
      B. 2
      C. 3
      D. 4

25. How many children does uncle John have?
      A. One
      B. Two
      C. Three
      D. Four


Write the verbs on the bracket in the right forms!

1. She (go jogging) every Sunday.
2. I (play badminton) every Saturday.
3. They (go cycling) every Saturday and Sunday.
4. Rini and Yanti (do aerobic) every Saturday evening.
5. He doesn't (play table tennis) everyday.
6. I never (play football) in the evening.
7. My mother (do yoga) twice a week.
8. Rita always (exercise) on Sunday.
9. Yaya ever (play volleyball)
10. Aji usually (go jogging) after class.

Fill in the spaces with the words in the box

rarely, often, never, always, sometimes

I have a routine for my activities. I always get up at 5.30 in the morning. I ________ get up late, because I always set my alarm clock. __________, I take  a bath before I have breakfast. But, I ______have breakfast before I take a bath. Then, I go to school. I _________ go together with my brother. He is in year 3. My teacher _________ gives me homework. I __________ do the home work with my friends. After school, I usually take a nap. I __________ play outside.

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