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  • 1.  
  • 2.
    • The present tense...
      • Refers to events that are happening currently
      • Examples: (words in blue are present tense verbs)
        • I play basketball with my friends.
        • They eat a lot of vegetables.
        • She likes crafts.
      • Click on the microphone to hear a present tense sentence!
  • 3.
    • The past tense…
      • Refers to events that happened in the past
      • Examples: (words in green are past tense verbs)
        • You created a great project!
        • We jogged quickly yesterday.
        • He cleaned his room.
      • Click on the microphone to hear a past tense sentence!
  • 4.
    • The past tense…
      • Usually “-ed” is added to verbs to make them in the past (play / played, moan / moaned, etc.)
      • REMEMBER! There are sometimes irregular verbs:
        • Run / ran, keep / kept, begin / began, bring / brought
  • 5.  
  • 6.
    • Change the verb, whether in the past or the present tense, to the infinitive form.
    • The magic word “ will ”, when added before the verb, transforms it into the future tense.
    • WILL
        • I CLIMB.
  • 7.
    • Take a look at the following sentence and discuss with your partner.
      • How would this sentence change into the future tense?
      • The boy played with the dog.
      • ( play )
      • ( will )
      • The boy will play with the dog.
  • 8.
    • Mary loves the rollercoasters.
    • ( love )
    • ( will )
    • Mary will love the rollercoasters.
  • 9.
    • When a present tense sentence needs to be changed to a question…
      • The verb still changes to the infinitive form
      • But… “will” is moved to the beginning of the sentence.
      • We enjoy the french fries.
      • Will we enjoy the french fries?
  • 10.
    • Work with your partner and write down the future tense versions of these sentences.
    • Johnny loves his stuffed animal.
    • The firemen climb up the ladder.
    • I went to the basement. (Careful!)
    • You stay outside in the backyard.
    • We fly through the air. (Change to a question)
  • 11.
    • Johnny will love his stuffed animal.
    • The firemen will climb up the ladder.
    • I will go to the basement.
    • You will stay outside in the backyard.
    • Will we fly through the air?