(do something) (#) times a (day/week/month)

Talk about how often something happens this way:

once a day

twice a month

three times a year

five times a day

A common mistake English learners make is "times in a day" / "times in a month", etc. Try to remember the correct version.

In more formal English, you can use "per" instead of "a":

twice per year

This phrase appears in these lessons: