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  • 1.
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  • 3. The best novels does more than tells a story. A good writer have a message to gave for they wished to express ideas about life which they felt should be considers by people.
    WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS PIECE OF WRITING?
  • 4. The best novels does more than tells a story. A good writer have a message to gave for they wished to express ideas about life which they felt should be considers by people.
    The tenses are all over the place!
  • 5. The best novels does more than tells a story. A good writer have a message to gave for they wished to express ideas about life which they felt should be considers by people.
    Choose a single tense for your writing. Use it consistently and don’t switch out of it accidentally.
  • 6. The best novels domore than tella story. A good writer hasa message to givefor they wishto express ideas about life which they feelshould be consideredby people.
    Choose a single tense for your writing. Use it consistently and don’t switch out of it accidentally.
  • 7. The best novels domore than tella story. A good writer hasa message to givefor they wishto express ideas about life which they feelshould be consideredby people.
    We can change our tense to indicate the past, present or the future.
  • 8. PAST
    FUTURE
    PRESENT
    I play
  • 9. PAST
    FUTURE
    PRESENT
    I play
  • 10. PAST
    FUTURE
    PRESENT
    I play
    I played
  • 11. PAST
    FUTURE
    PRESENT
    I played
    I play
  • 12. PAST
    FUTURE
    PRESENT
    I played
    I play
    I will play
  • 13. PAST
    FUTURE
    PRESENT
    I played
    I will play
    I play
  • 14. PAST
    FUTURE
    PRESENT
    I played
    I will play
    I play
    Make 3 columns in your workbooks headed ‘past’, ‘present’ and ‘future’.
  • 15. PAST
    FUTURE
    PRESENT
    I played
    I will play
    I play
    Place the following verb phrases into their correct tense.
  • 16. I go I have gone I went I will go
    She thinks about She thought about
    She should think about I wonder I wondered It is It was
    It has been It shows It has shown It will show He is He will be He has been
    Place the following verb phrases into their correct tense.
  • 17. PAST
    FUTURE
    PRESENT
    I will go
    She should think about
    It will show
    He will be
    I have gone
    I went
    She thought about
    I wondered
    It was
    It has been
    It has shown
    He has been
    I go
    She thinks about
    I wonder
    It is
    It shows
    He is
  • 18. When writing an exposition or persuasive piece, the present tense is most commonly used to strengthen the arguments and issues put forward.
    Evidence of the environmental impact of human beings could be observable.
  • 19. When writing an exposition or persuasive piece, the present tense is most commonly used to strengthen the arguments and issues put forward.
    Evidence of the environmental impact of human beings is observable.
  • 20. When writing an exposition or persuasive piece, the present tense is most commonly used to strengthen the arguments and issues put forward.
    Firstly, the waterways will be in serious danger of environmental catastrophe.
  • 21. When writing an exposition or persuasive piece, the present tense is most commonly used to strengthen the arguments and issues put forward.
    Firstly, the waterways are in serious danger of environmental catastrophe.
  • 22. When writing an exposition or persuasive piece, the present tense is most commonly used to strengthen the arguments and issues put forward.
    The impact of factory waste could be compounded by the dumping of domestic rubbish.
  • 23. When writing an exposition or persuasive piece, the present tense is most commonly used to strengthen the arguments and issues put forward.
    The impact of factory waste iscompounded by the dumping of domestic rubbish.
  • 24. Re-read your exposition essay on TV or Books and see if you kept your tenses AND if you used the strongest present tense.