ADVERBS of TIME
1. eventually, lately, recently, now, soon, then, today, tomorrow, etc
2. late, yet, still, just, immediately
Adverbs in group 1 are normally placed at the very beginning
or at the very end of a clause or a sentence.
1. He is coming tomorrow.
2. He is working now.
3. Eventually it stopped raining.
4. Then he went home.
late and immediately come at the end of the clause sentence
1. He came late.
2. He will go immediately.
But when immediately is used as a conjunction and
introduces a clause, it can be placed at the beginning of a
Immediately the rain stops, we will set out
yet and still used as adverbs of time, have slightly different
position rules, yest should be placed at the end of a sentence
, still is usually placed before the verb, though after the verb
to be :
1. I still dislike him.
2. She is still in her bath.
note : the difference in meaning :
yet means up to the time of speaking. It is chiefly used with
the negative or interrogative. It is not normally used with the
1. He left home at six and hasn’t returned yet.
2. The shop isn’t opened yet.
3. Aren’t you ready yet?