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  • Past Tense

    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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  • Past Tense and Agreeable Synonym

    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

    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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  • past tense

    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

    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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  • Mispronunciation of English Regular Past Tenses in Esl Students

    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

    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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  • English: Past Tense and Verb Tense Exercise

    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

    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 and Past Perfect Tense

    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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