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    Past Tense

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    How do we use the Past Simple Tense? We use the past simple tense to talk about an action or a situation - an event - in the past. The event can be short or long. Here are some short events with the past simple tense: The car exploded at 9.30am yesterday. She went to the door. We did not hear the telephone. Did you see that car? | past | present | future | |   | | | The action is in the past. |   |   | Here are some long events with the past simple tense: I lived in Bangkok for

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    enjoyment; agreeable Synonym: Welcome 2. Monstrosity: One that is monstrous. Synonym: Monster 3. Wicker: A flexible plant branch or twig‚ as of a willow‚ used in weaving baskets or furniture. Synonym: Wicker-Work 4. Clasped: simple past tense and past participle of clasped. Synonym: Attack 5. Gesture: A motion of the limbs or body made to express or help express thought or to emphasize speech. Synonym: Body language 6. International: Of‚ relating to‚ or involving two or more nations.

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    Past Tense and Task

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    challenging as the motivation does not come from within and rather an outside source. Task 5 Is friendly Knows about language and learning Plans well Gives clear information and feedback Inspires confidence Task 6 Complicated‚ Overwhelming‚ Tenses‚ Structure Task 7 1. 2. Correct 3. I went to the movies last night 4. Correct 5. Correct 6. Can I have a black coffee‚ please? 7. People with 12 items or fewer can queue here. Task 8 Knowledge of grammar is necessary to correct learner’s

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    Part 1 The progressive tenses (present‚ past‚ and future) have attributes in common and elements that are different. In the following diagram‚ compare and contrast these elements by placing in the boxes the corresponding elements showing their relationships. See the elements to consider in the following box. Determine similar and divergent elements‚ compare and contrast showing relationships between the 3 progressive tenses. To write‚ double click left on the box‚ then right click and choose ADD

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    Simple Past Tense

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    Simple Past Tense * Expresses an activity/ activities that happened at a specific time in the past. * From : V + d‚ ed‚ ied Irregular verb action verb * Negative – did + not + base V Was/were ‘be’ verb * Negative – was/were + not * Time expression : yesterday‚ two days ago last year‚ just now‚ in 1998 * Example : 1. Mariam finished her homework last night 2. They graduated two years ago.

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    Inglès)‚ I found out that is quite difficult for my Spanish learners to pronounce the past tense ending of regular verbs. Many of them insert a vowel and create an extra syllable in the word. Therefore‚ my question is the following : Is there any influence of orthography on the production of –ed endings by students of English ? Problem: Study the possible interference of the written form of regular past tense verbs in the process of speaking. The study will investigate the influence of orthography

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    Past Tense and Structure

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    Completing Sentence : If যুক্ত কোন বাক্যের প্রথম অংশ present tense হলে পরের অংশ হবে future tense। Structure---- If + subject + verb + object + ‚ + subject + shall / will + verb +object. Example--If I come out in the classroom‚ I shall miss the lesson. If যুক্ত কোন বাক্যের প্রথম অংশ past tense হলে পরের অংশ হবে past conditional। Past Conditional---- subject + should / would + verb +object Structure---- If + subject + verb এর past form + object + ‚ + subject + should / would + verb +object. Example--

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    Verb Tense Exercise 1 Simple Present / Present Continuous 1. Every Monday‚ Sally (drive) her kids to football practice. 2. Usually‚ I (work) as a secretary at ABT‚ but this summer I (study) French at a language school in Paris. That is why I am in Paris. 3. Shhhhh! Be quiet! John (sleep) . 4. Don ’t forget to take your umbrella. It (rain) . 5. I hate living in Seattle because it (rain‚ always) . 6. I ’m sorry I can ’t hear what you (say) because everybody (talk) so loudly.

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    Past Tense and Certain Time

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    http://www.learnenglish.de/englishtestspage.html Table of English Tenses Tense Simple Present Affirmative/Negative/Question A: He speaks. N: He does not speak. Q: Does he speak? Use action in the present taking place once‚ never or several times facts actions taking place one after another action set by a timetable or schedule Present Progressive A: He is speaking. N: He is not speaking. Q: Is he speaking? action taking place in the moment of speaking action taking place only for a limited

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    THE PRESENT PERFECT TENSE  The present perfect tense is made up of : 1. has / have + past participle (active form) 2. has / have + been + past participle (passive form)   Present Perfect Tense is used: 1. To refer to a recently / newly completed action.       e.g.      I have just completed my homework.                   My neighbours have recently sold their car. 2.   To refer to an action that occurred at an unspecified or unknown time in the past.       e.g.      The Jones have

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    Simple Past vs. Past Progressive Exercise I. Put in the verbs in brackets in the Simple Past or the Past Progressive into the gaps. Example: I ________ my keys while I ________ to school. (to lose) (to walk) Answer: I lost my keys while I was walking to school. 1) While I ____________‚ the school bus _____________. (to text) (to arrive) 2) Cindy ____________ her leg while she _____________. (to break) (to snowboard) 3) He __________ to the radio while he ____________breakfast

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    Tenses of English

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    Twelve Tenses of English PRESENT (main verb) I study English. He studies English. PAST (past tense of main verb) I studied English. He studied English. FUTURE (will or shall + main verb) I will study English. He will study English. PRESENT PERFECT (have or has + past participle of verb) I have studied English. He has studied English. PAST PERFECT (had + past participle of verb) I had studied English. He had studied English. FUTURE PERFECT (will or shall + have + past participle

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    past) Past Perfect Continuous: had been ………….ing Since her father died‚ she had been working so hard to help her family. Since that day‚ my mother had been feeling very ill. Active and Passive. Refer to my formula. Problem –Solution Essay Example Smoking among teenagers Intro Smoking is a common problem today. (Gen to specific) Who smokes. Teenagers‚ ….Age bet ? and ? (Background) Dangers – serious illness like heart disease‚ bronchitis‚ lung cancer. Can cause death‚ short life span(Problems and

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    FUTURE PAST PERFECT TENSE

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    DEFINITION Past future perfect tense is a verb form to discuss activities that would have been done in the past. This form is commonly used in the main clause of a conditional sentence type 3 Past future perfect tense is formed with the auxiliary verb and would or should have‚ and the past participle (verb-3)​​. Have used both for singular and plural subjects. While past participle can be either regular or irregular verb. Types of sentences Formula Example Positive ( + ) S + would/should

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    Conditional Tense

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    CONDITIONAL TENSE Conditional sentences usually are of the type in which one circumstance will be symbiotic with the other. For example‚ “if I find her address‚ I’ll send her the invite.” Normally‚ there are three kinds of relationships which can be expressed using the conditional- factual‚ future‚ and imaginative conditional relationship. Factual conditionals generate two branches- timeless and time-bound conditionals. Furthermore‚ timeless conditionals are divided into habitual and generic

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    Tenses in English

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    16 TENSES IN ENGLISH I. PRESENT TENSE 1. Simple Present Tense This tense is used to express something that have the character of remain to‚ real truth or habit. Formulas of Present Tense: *With verb (positive) S + V1 + s/es + O (negative) S + do not/does not + V1 + O (interrogative) Do/does + S + V1 + O? Example(s): (positive) - I read a book - She drinks a cup of tea (negative) - I don’t read a book - She doesn’t drink a cup of tea (interrogative) - Do you read a book

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    Tenses of Verb

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    The Simple Present Tense-Expresses a habit or often repeated action. Adverbs of frequency such as‚ often‚ seldom‚ sometimes‚ never‚ etc. are used with this tense. Also expresses general truths. Ex. They always eat lunch together. Snow falls in December in Minnesota The Present Progressive-This tense is used to describe an action that is occurring right now (at this moment‚ today‚ this year‚ etc.). occurring in the present‚ but is temporary. Ex. She is typing a paper for her class. John

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    English Tenses

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    The Formulas of English Tenses It is necessary to learn all tense forms by heart. The best way is to memorize them in the following formula: Personal pronoun + tense form (I write‚ he writes‚ we write‚ you write‚ etc.) Memorizing tense forms in such constructions will also help you to memorize basic agreement between the subject and predicate in person and number. The formulas of the tenses in the active Two verbs are given below‚ one regular (work – worked – worked)‚ the other irregular (write

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    Indonesian is not like English as it does not have tense marking at all. Further‚ Vainikka & Young-Scholten (in Hsieh‚ 2009) state that optionality is the effect of competing grammars within the same individual: the grammar of

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    Verb Tense Chart

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    VERB TENSE CHART SIMPLE PAST Portrays an action or state of being that took place before the time when the sentence is written. I WAS I RAN I ATE HE SMILED PAST PERFECT Shows that the verb’s action was completed at some time before another past event. It consists of the word had plus the past participle of the verb. I HAD BEEN I HAD RUN I HAD EATEN HE HAD SMILED SIMPLE PAST PROGRESSIVE The past progressive is used to talk about an activity that was in progress at a specific point of time in the

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