Section A 2a-3c
What do you usually do on weekends? often I usually … often … sometimes … always …
What does he / she usually do on weekends? He / She usually … always … sometimes … often …
一次 once， 两次 twice，三次或三次 以上用基数词加上 times, three times, five times, one hundred times. 表示“多久几次”的表达方法是：
once a day / a week / a month / a year
twice a day / a week / a month / a year
always usually sometimes hardly ever never every day once a week twice a week three times a day once a month 表示频度，频率的副词、短语 常用 how often 提问
how often “多久一次”， 常用来询问某一动 作或事情发生的频率。 -- How often does your mother travel? -- Once a year. 回答：never (从不） ?? once a day/week(一天/周一次） twice a week/month (一周/月一次） three/four/five/six … times a month / year 一月/年 三/四/五/六??次
Make up conversations(二人一组编对话)
A: How often do you…? B:…
do homework everyday
A: How often do you do your homework? B: Everyday.
three times a week
A: How often do you exercise? B: Three times a week.
eat junk food
once a month
A: How often do you eat junk food? B: Once a month.
use the Internet
once a week
A: How often do you use the Internet? B: Once a week.
go to the movies
twice a week
A: How often does she go to the movies?
B: She goes to the movies twice a week.
A:How often does he /she …? B:…
Mrs Lin Uncle Wang three times a Once a week Twice a week
Li lei Four times a week
Mr White Once or twice Every day a week
2a Listen. Number the activities you hear [1-5] in the order you hear them.
How often do you watch TV? Twice a week.
Activities How often 1 go to the movies a. ___ every day b. ___ watch TV once a week c. ___ shop twice a week d. ___ exercise three times a week e. ___ read once a month twice a month
2b Listen again. Match the activities in 2a with how often Cheng Tao does them.
Activities a. ___ go to the movies b. ___ watch TV c. ___ shop d. ___ exercise e. ___ read How often every day once a week twice a week three times a week once a month twice a month
What do you usually do on weekends? I usually exercise.
What do they do on weekends? They often help with housework. What does she do on weekends? She sometimes goes shopping. How often do you go to the movies? I go to the movies maybe once a month.
How often does he watch TV? He hardly ever watches TV.
Does he go shopping? No, he never goes shopping.
3a.Complete the questions with do or does.
Then match the questions and answers.
a.Yes.She usually does. b.Hardly ever.I don’t like them. c.He plays at least twice a week. d.No, they don’t.They’re too busy. e.Never. They always go to bed early. f. Yes, I do. Every day. does ? 1.How often _______he play soccer? Do ? 2._______ you drink milk?
? ? ? ?
( do 3.How often_______ they stay up late? ( Does 4._______Sue eat a healthy breakfast? ( do 5.How often _______ you eat apples? ( Do 6._______your parents play sports? (
c ) f ) e ) a ) b ) d )
3b.Use the words given to write questions.（造句） Then ask and answer them with a partner.（问答）
Questions My partner’s answers How often do you help with housework 1.________________________? ________ ( how often/help with housework)
What do you usually do on weekends 2._______________________? (what / usually/ do /weekends)
How often does your best friend exercise 3.________________________? (how often / best friend / exercise)
What do you usually do after school 4.________________________? (what / usually / do/after school)
Express and write down your own opinons.
every day, always, usually, often, sometimes once /twice a week hardly ever never
Report: In my spare time, I sometimes watch TV. I use the Internet once a week in the evening. I read English books every day. I never go to the movies. I hardly ever exercise.
How to improve English? read English books
read English read English magazines newspapers
watch English programs
listen to English tapes
A: How often do you read English books? B: I read English books about twice a week.
What can you do to improve your English? Add more things to the chart. Then ask your classmates the questions and find the best English student.
How often every once a twice some never do you … day week a day times read Jim English books? speak English with others? write in English?
Interview: Who’s the best English student?
A: How often do you …? B: Once a week／Every day/Twice a month /Hardly ever/Never/Sometimes/… read English books sing English songs watch English programs listen to English tapes join the English corner (参加英语角) chat with foreigners（与外国人聊天） write English diaries read English stories play English games
Translate and write them down.
1.周末你通常做什么? What do you usually do on weekends ? 2.他每天 看电视。 He watches TV every day. 3. 他几乎不逛商店。 He hardly ever goes shopping. How often do you go paragliding? 4. 你多久去滑翔一次？ She often goes to bed at 9 o’clock. 5. 她经常9点钟上床睡觉。