<ul><li>We use wish with past Tenses forms (simple and continuous) </li></ul><ul><li>to express regrets about present situ...
 
 
<ul><li>We use wish with the Past Perfect when we have </li></ul><ul><li>regrets about the past. </li></ul><ul><li>Past pe...
<ul><li>If only can be more emphatic than I wish. The verb forms are the same as the patterns with wish. </li></ul><ul><li...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Uses Of `I Wish´ And if only

9,715

Published on

Kalbermatter

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
2 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
9,715
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
27
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
186
Comments
0
Likes
2
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Uses Of `I Wish´ And if only

  1. 2. <ul><li>We use wish with past Tenses forms (simple and continuous) </li></ul><ul><li>to express regrets about present situations. </li></ul><ul><li>Past Simple  Present </li></ul><ul><li>I wish I Knew the answer. ( I don´t) </li></ul><ul><li>I wish I was taller. ( I´m not very tall) </li></ul><ul><li>I wish they were better at sports.( they are not) </li></ul>
  2. 5. <ul><li>We use wish with the Past Perfect when we have </li></ul><ul><li>regrets about the past. </li></ul><ul><li>Past perfect  Past </li></ul><ul><li>I wish I had known you then.(but I didn´t) </li></ul><ul><li>Could Have  Past </li></ul><ul><li>I wish I could have explained.(I wasn´t able to) </li></ul>
  3. 6. <ul><li>If only can be more emphatic than I wish. The verb forms are the same as the patterns with wish. </li></ul><ul><li>If only I had more money!(but I haven´t) </li></ul><ul><li>If only I was going on hollyday with you! </li></ul><ul><li>If only you were here!(but you´re not) </li></ul><ul><li>If only the sun would come out! </li></ul><ul><li>If only I ´d listened to you!(but i didn´t) </li></ul>
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×