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Unit 8 - Lesson A

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Wishes

  1. 1. Unit 8- lesson a<br />WISHES<br />
  2. 2. structure<br />Wish + past Simple<br />
  3. 3. My WISHES<br />I whish I had a van “Rexton”/ I don´t have a van “Rexton” .<br />I wish I spokeEnglish/ I don´t speakEnglish.<br />
  4. 4. I wish I knew Paris, I don´t Know Paris.<br />
  5. 5. I wish I worked in a themultinationalcompany.--- I don´t work in themultinationalcompany.<br />
  6. 6. IMAGINARYs WISH<br />Use wish + past tense verb form to express a wish about a hypothetical (imaginary) situation.  The past tense verb form is called "subjunctive".<br />
  7. 7. EXAMPLES<br />I wish I were home in my country.<br />I wish I could go with you.<br />I wish you would let me pay for dinner.<br />
  8. 8. A PAST WISH ABOUT THE PAST<br />Use wished + could/would + have + participle  to express regret about a past action that did not happen<br />
  9. 9. EXAMPLES<br />I wished I could have gone with you. <br /> (remembering a lost opportunity).<br />I wished I had been old enough to drive.  <br /> (remembering a wish).<br />
  10. 10. COULD HAVE AND WOULD HAVE<br />
  11. 11. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COULD HAVE AND WOULD HAVE.<br />COULD HAVE<br />"Would have" expresses dissatisfaction and emphasizes someone's unwillingness to do something.<br />Would have<br />"Could have" expresses regret over inability to do something – physical or mental. The situation is a lost opportunity.<br />
  12. 12. EXAMPLES<br />WOULD HAVE <br />COULD HAVE <br />I wish the store would have had that shoe is my size.<br />I wish you would have let me know.<br />I wish the store could have had that shoe is my size.<br />I wish you could have let me know.<br /> <br />
  13. 13. EXAMPLES<br />COULD HAVE<br />WOULD HAVE<br />I wish they could have driven instead of us.<br /> <br />I wish my boss could have bought us laptops instead of desktop computers<br />I wish they would have driven instead of us.<br />I wish my boss would have bought us laptops instead of desktop computers.<br />
  14. 14. FINISH<br />By Tatiana López<br />

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