Adverbs of time
Adverbs of time tell us WHEN something happens. They are a reference to time. We usually put them at the end of a sentence but they can also change position depending on whether or not the speaker wants to use emphasis. There are many, many adverbs of time, so to name a few such as: today, now, then, yesterday, tomorrow, tonight etc..
Adverbs of time that detail WHEN something happened:
Maria went to the supermarket yesterday.
Are you going out tonight?
Back then I was not very mature.
Today, we’re going for a nice walk.
What did they do yesterday?
I don’t feel like studying right now.
Adverbs of time that detail how long something lasted or lasts:
How long have you been with the company? I’ve been here since 2007.
I haven’t seen her in two days.
They’ve been studying for three weeks,
How long did it take you? It took me six days.