In general the past tenses are used to talk about something that started and finished at a definite time in the past
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We use Will and Going to when we want to refer the future, but sometimas could be very confusing to know which one to use.
There is a slight difference between the two but in the most causes can be used with no differences in meaning. Even a native speake is going to understand you without…Continue
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- Facts (something that is true). example: John will date Maria on Aphril 17th
-Prediction based on fact.example: It is cloudy today, it will rain later.
-General future. example: Will you go to classes?
-Resufal of things. example: I won´t go
-Promises. example: I will go tomorrow, I promise.…Continue
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We use "Past Perfect"…Continue
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Especially for events at a time later…Continue
We use the past perfect continuous to talk about actions or situations that were in progress before some other actions or situations.
We use past perfect continuous in these cases:
I had been dating with him for two years before we broke up.
He had been working at that company for three years before we met.
How long had you been waiting for the bus?
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The past perfect tense indicates that an action was completed or finished at some point in the past before something else happened.
We use the past perfect in these cases:
I had not studied Italian before I move to Italy.
She said that she had bought that bag in the mall.
We had met before you introduced…Continue
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This tense is used to talk about an action or actions that started in the past and continued until recently or that continue into the future.
You look sad. Have you been crying?
My back hurts. I have been sitting for a long time today.
This room is a mess. Who has been playing here?
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We use present simple for
- Daily routines. example: I wash up my face everyday
- Facts. example: He lives on a farm
-Feelings. example: Ginger loves John
- Repeated actions. example: She always smile…Continue
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The present perfect is formed with a present tense of “to have” plus the past participle of the verb which can be either regular or irregular in form.
We use the present perfect for the following cases.
I have been in London before. (At unspecific time in the past, but we don’t know exactly when)
I have seen that movie.
She has read that book many…Continue
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The past continuous is formed from the past tense of be (was/were) with the -ing form of the verb.
We use the past continuous to talk about the past
I was reading when the cellphone rang.
We were playing when she fell asleep.
At ten o’clock, I was sleeping.
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Competing with cell phones and video games for students' attention can be daunting for teachers today. But there are ways to tap into your student's creativity and stir their excitement to get them more fully engaged in learning activities. Here are a few suggestions for unlocking your students' enthusiasm for education.
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We use the present continuous tense to talk about the present:
I’m studying right now.
My sister is sleeping.
They are watching a movie.
You can identify this use for these most common adverbials: Now, right now, at the moment and currently.
I’m working here for two…Continue
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My name is Mollie and I am new to the Classroom 2.0 Community. I wanted to join to stay up-to-date on technology in the classroom and be able to connect with fellow educators who also have a Technology background. This year I will be graduating from National Louis University's Master's in Technology in Education Program and am very eager to continue my learning in Technology community.
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I like June, but not for the usual reasons. Yes, the school year is winding down, and the kids are getting "antsy," but I see it as an opportunity to think outside the box.
I can try all the things I wanted to during the year with a little less pressure on them to succeed.
Keeping them engaged is the main focus in these last few weeks, so the resource I try has to get their attention, and get it fast. We can have a little more fun, and celebrate all…
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