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Verb tenses

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  • 1. Prepared by: ELIANA CRESPO
  • 2. Overview of the tenses Past Present Future
  • 3. Past Tense[VERB+ed] or irregular verbsEx.You called Debbie. I went to work I rode my bike this weekend Past Present Future
  • 4. Uses of the Past Tense1.Completed Action in the Past2.Series of Completed Action3.Duration in the Past
  • 5. 4.Habits in the Past5.Past Facts or Generalizations
  • 6. Present Tense FORM [VERB] + s/es in third person Examples: You speak English. Every day Mr. Lee gets up at 6:00 a.m. and heads for the station. Past Present Future
  • 7. Uses of the Present Tense1.Repeated Actions2.Facts or Generalizations
  • 8. 3.Scheduled Events in the Near Future4.Now (Non-Continuous Verbs)
  • 9. Future Tense FORM Be Going ToFORM Will [am/is/are + going to +[will + verb] verb]Ex: Examples:You will help him. You are going toI will go to school. meet Jane tonight. She is going to the party. Past Present Future
  • 10. Uses of the Future Tense1.”Will” to Express a Voluntary Action2. “Will” to Express a Promise3.“Be going to” to Express a Plan4.“Will” or “Be Going to” to Express a Prediction
  • 11. For each sentence,choose the correct tense of the verb.
  • 12. 1. John ________ in San Diego for the past 3years (and he still lives there). a) lived b) was lived c) has lived2. My brother ________ in San Diego upuntil last year. a) was lived b) was living c) has lived3. I worked as a graphic designer before I________ to England. a) came b) have come c) did come
  • 13. 1. John has lived in San Diego for the past 3years (and he still lives there). a) lived b) was lived c) has lived2. My brother was living in San Diego upuntil last year. a) was lived b) was living c) has lived3. I worked as a graphic designer before Icame to England. a) came b) have come c) did come
  • 14. 4. ________ reading the paper yet? a) Were you finished b) Have youfinished c) Are you finishing5. I ________ in love three times in my life. a) was being b) was c) have been6. I ________ in love with Mary, but she leftme for another man. a) have been b) was being c) was
  • 15. 4. Have you finished reading the paperyet? a) Were you finished b) Have youfinished c) Are you finishing5. I have been in love three times in mylife. a) was being b) was c) have been6. I was in love with Mary, but she left mefor another man. a) have been b) was being c) was
  • 16. Encircle the actionverb and indicate the tense on the blanks.
  • 17. 1. Daniel will choose a baseball bat.______________________2. He steps up to the plate.______________________3. The pitcher tossed the ball.______________________4. Daniel will swing hard.______________________
  • 18. 1. Daniel will choose a baseball bat.____future tense________2. He steps up to the plate.____present tense_______3. The pitcher tossed the ball.____past tense_________4. Daniel will swing hard.____future tense_________
  • 19. 5. The ball struck the bat.______________________6. The ball flies through the air.______________________7. It landed over the fence.______________________8. Daniel will run around the bases._____________________
  • 20. 5. The ball struck the bat.____past tense_________6. The ball flies through the air.____present tense______7. It landed over the fence.____past tense_________8. Daniel will run around the bases.____future tense________