We use how often to ask about the frequency of the activities people do. This question word is only used in questions in the simple present.
Check the examples to learn more about this:
How often does Leo go to the gym?
He goes to the gym every day.
He goes to the gym from Monday to Sunday.
He always go to the gym.
How often does Leo go to school?
He goes to school from Monday to Friday.
He goes to school five days a week.
He normally goes to school.
How often does Leo have English lessons?
He has English lessons on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
He has English lessons three days a week.
He sometimes has English lesson.
How often does Leo have dinner with his mom?
He has dinner with his mom once a week.
He has dinner with his mom on Mondays.
How often does Leo go to the movies with Andy?
He goes to the movies with Andy twice a week.
He goes to the movies with Andy on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
He occasionally goes to the movies with Andy.
How often does Leo go out with friends?
Leo goes out with friends on Fridays.
Leo goes out with friends once a week.
Leo seldom goes out with friends.
How often does Leo have lunch with his family?
He has lunch with his family on Saturdays and Sundays.
He has lunch with his family twice a week.
He has lunch with his family on weekends.
He always has lunch with his family on weekends.
Put the words in the correct order to make questions.
does / Alan / have / often / How / a shower/ ?
How often does Alan have a shower?
Milton is a famous young actor in Ireland. He has starred in several films and some series. In the following chart we share with you some of his activities and their frequency.
Take a look at the chart above and answer the questions about Milton. Write complete sentences, check the example:
How often does Milton go swimming?
He usually goes swimming.
Meet Kenji and Yasu
Kenji and Yasu are Japanese teachers at an Asian Language Center in Mexico City. They have many things in common and they are very alike. Yasu comes from Japan and studies at UNAM. Kenji was born in Mexico, but his parents are from Japan. They have a student in common, her name is Guiomar. She’s a Mexican teenager. They say Guiomar is their favorite student, Guiomar says she has a crush on them.
Listen to Guiomar talking about Kenji and Yasu’s everyday activities. Complete the text with the word you hear.
Look at the following chart. Match the phrases from the text to the most suitable Frequency Adverb according to the descriptions.
He is a negative guy.
He goes to concerts.
He goes to the gym.
Kenji goes out with his students.
Yasu goes out with his students.
He wakes up very early.
He gives Summer courses at the Center.
He has lunch with his girlfriend.
His classes are dynamic and fun.