nowadays 的用法

nowadays 的正確用法: (adv.) 現今,現時 

People care more about fitness nowadays. 現今人們較為注重健身。 You CANNOT use “nowadays" as an adjective (Many nowadays people often…-> incorrect).

1. these days = nowadays = today
2. “in these days" is incorrect

( 英文並沒有in these days 的說法。 these days = nowadays = today 表『目前』或『現今』之意。)

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正確與錯誤的用法

1. Many people go abroad to pursue a better education nowadays. (correct)

2. Nowadays, many people go abroad to pursue a better education. (correct)

*the comma (,) after nowadays is optional but I suggest you to include it

3. Many people nowadays (these days) go abroad to pursue a better education. (correct, nowadays is an adverb here)
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4. Many nowadays people go abroad to pursue a better education. (incorrect, nowadays is NOT an adjective)

5. Nowadays, Eric often grades late assignments; thus, I should hand in my assignments late (correct grammatically, incorrect logically and content wise)
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Sources:
http://www.acon.com/zh_TW/acon/about_acon/contents_pdf/aconpeople-12/28.pdf
http://oaadonline.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/nowadays
http://preciseedit.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/the-bad-commas-of-eats-shoots-and-leaves/
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nowadays

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