1 What are our goals?OBJECTIVESUse the present, past, and futuretenses of verbs correctly.Demonstrate the proper use ofthe perfect and progressivetenses.
2 Why study TENSES?VERB TENSEOBJECTIVESThe VERB TENSE helps identify the time of anaction or state of being.
What are the different 3 TENSES?OBJECTIVESPAST PRESENT FUTURE
What are the different 4 PERFECT TENSES?OBJECTIVES PRESENT PERFECT PAST PERFECT FUTURE PERFECT
What are the different 5 PROGRESSIVE TENSES? OBJECTIVESPRESENT PROGRESSIVE PAST PROGRESSIVEFUTURE PROGRESSIVE
6 What are the different PERFECT PROGRESSIVE TENSES?PRESENT PERFECT OBJECTIVESPROGRESSIVE PAST PERFECT PROGRESSIVEFUTURE PERFECTPROGRESSIVE
When do we use the 7 PRESENT TENSE?PRESENT TENSE OBJECTIVES When we want to express a general truth or an action that is occurring now. When we want to describe an action that occurs regularly or habitually.
EXAMPLESPRESENT TENSE OBJECTIVESGinny answers her e-mail each hour.My laser printer needs a new cartridge.The boss requests timesheets onFriday.
When do we use the 8 PAST TENSE?OBJECTIVESPAST TENSEWhen we want to expressan action or condition thatwas started and completedin the past.
EXAMPLES OBJECTIVES PAST TENSEWe requested a site license for the software.Sandra discussed the network problem with Eric.Gary wrote to the manufacturerabout the printer problem.
When do we use the 9 FUTURE TENSE?OBJECTIVESPAST TENSEWhen we want to expressan action or condition thatwill occur in the future.
EXAMPLESFUTURE TENSE OBJECTIVESShe will design our new Webpage.The programmer will send thesoftware this afternoon.We shall all obey the law.
When do we use the 10 PRESENT PERFECT TENSE? OBJECTIVESPRESENT PERFECT When we want to show that an action or condition that started in the past has just been completed or continues to take place into the present.
What will guide us in identifying the PRESENT PERFECT TENSE? OBJECTIVESPRESENT PERFECT This tense requires the use of has or have with the past participle of the verb.
EXAMPLES OBJECTIVESPRESENT PERFECTOur company has requestedtemporary programmers severaltimes.We have found the new softwareeasy to use.
When do we use the 11 PAST PERFECT TENSE?OBJECTIVESPAST PERFECTWhen we want to expressthat one action orcondition began and wascompleted before anotheraction in the past started.
What will guide us in identifying the PAST PERFECT TENSE?OBJECTIVESPAST PERFECTThis tense requires theuse of had with thepast participle of theverb.
EXAMPLES OBJECTIVES PAST PERFECTHe had solved the networkproblem before we arrived forwork.By the time we evaluated thesoftware, the manufacturer hadreleased a new version.
When do we use the 12 FUTURE PERFECT TENSE? OBJECTIVESFUTURE PERFECT When we want to
What will guide us in identifying the FUTURE PERFECT TENSE? OBJECTIVESFUTURE PERFECT This tense requires the use of shall have or will have before the past participle of the verb.
EXAMPLES OBJECTIVESFUTURE PERFECTI will have updated thesoftware before next Friday.By next summer, thissoftware version will havebeen updated.
13 EXERCISES OBJECTIVESI __________ recentlygone to the mall.Eric __________ alreadypaid the bill.
EXERCISES OBJECTIVESHe __________ in XavierSchool for ten years.Noel __________ in thecompany since 1998.
EXERCISES OBJECTIVESWe __________ alwaysbelieved in you.Mark __________ beforehe went to school.
EXERCISES OBJECTIVESWe __________ previouslyseen the film.__________ you ever beento France?
EXERCISES OBJECTIVESI took a bath after I__________ my room.The rain __________ whenI stepped out of the house.