Can you think about any example of Serendipity?
Columbus: myth and reality Columbus set out to prove that the earth was round. Columbus began his journey in order to win glory and riches. The crew of the three ships on the voyage of discovery was made up mainly of criminals. There is no doubt that Columbus was of Italian descent. Columbus died in poverty, in chains, in a Spanish prison. No women traveled to the New World with Columbus. TRUE or FALSE
The Past Perfect This tense describes completed events that took place in the past before another past event. it hit my friend stopped by had received had eaten The Titanic had received many warnings before it hit the iceberg. I had already eaten when my friend stopped by to visit.
Before the time referred to in the simple past. The past perfect is often used to give an explanation for something: E.g. Why did the King and Queen apologize to Columbus? Because there had been a mistake. Its use
Past Perfect Progressive This tense is used to emphasize the duration of an action that was completed before another action or event in the past. had been driving she found the right office She had been driving around the city for three hours before she finally found the right office.
PAST PERFECT AND PAST PERFECT PROGRESSIVE They are used to refer back to something that happened earlier. They are often used in narratives and often used with connectors like after and before.
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Visit this web page and write a story or a text in which you use at least one example of each of the headings: Giving examples Adding information Summarizing Sequencing ideas Giving a reason Giving a result Contrasting ideas Homework