Tenses charts: student version
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Tenses charts: student version

on

  • 1,052 views

graphical overview of the English tenses/verbs system for learners - teachers' version. There is also a teachers' version with explanations: http://www.slideshare.net/stevepowell99/tenses-charts

graphical overview of the English tenses/verbs system for learners - teachers' version. There is also a teachers' version with explanations: http://www.slideshare.net/stevepowell99/tenses-charts

Statistics

Views

Total Views
1,052
Views on SlideShare
1,052
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
37
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Tenses charts: student version Tenses charts: student version Presentation Transcript

  • the 4 timeframes
    present
    Example: she writes(see chart 4)
    past
    Example: she wrote(see chart 6)
    future
    Example: she will write(see chart 7)
    conditional
    conditional
    Example: she would write(see chart xx)
  • perfect
    progressive
    passive
    the 3 feature frames
    Example: she has written(see chart )
    Example: she is writing(see chart )
    Example: it is written(see chart )
  • future will writewill havewillbe
    the forms of the verb
    past wrotehadwas, were
    base write have be
    presentwrite, writeshave, hasam, is, are
    perfectwritten had been
    passivewrittenhadbeen
    progressivewriting having being
  • present
    Ann is a journalist at FreeTime Magazine. She writesthe Holiday Report.
  • past
    now (3 p.m.)
    this morning
    She wrote the Hawaii Report this morning, before her boss arrived.
  • future
    now
    tomorrow
    She will write the Report tomorrow - if she has time.
  • presentperfect
    CYPRUS
    now (3 p.m.)
    … …so far today ... ...
    She has written the Report already. Here it is!
  • presentprogressive
    … right now ...
    She is writing the holiday report just now - so don't talk to her.
  • presentpassive
    The Report is written in three languages.
  • CYPRUS
    presentperfectprogressive
    now (11 a.m.)
    … … all morning … …
    Yawn!
    She is writing the Report.
    She hasbeen writing the Report all morning - so she's tired.
  • pastperfect
    CYPRUS
    now (1 p.m.)
    this morning
    at the meeting
    time up to the meeting
    She has written
    the Report at last!
    She felt great at the meeting because she had written the Report already.
  • pastprogressive
    the phone
    rang
    now (1 p.m.)
    She is writing
    the Report right now.
    While she was writing the Report this morning, the phone rang.
  • pastperfectprogressive
    now (1 p.m.)
    at the meeting
    … all morning …
    Yawn!
    She is writing the Report right now.
    She hasbeen writing the Report all morning
    She was tired at the meeting because she hadbeen writing the Report all morning.
  • futureperfect
    CYPRUS
    this evening
    now (1 p.m.)
    8 p.m.
    before 8 p.m.
    She has written
    the Report.
    She willhave written the Report by 8 o'clock - so call her then.
  • future progressive
    now (1 p.m.)
    this evening
    exactly 8 p.m.
    She is writing
    the Report right now.
    At 7 o‘clock she willbe writingthe Report- so don't call her!
  • futureperfectprogressive
    now (1.p.m.)
    7 p.m.
    5 or 6 hours
    Yawn!
    She is writing
    the Report.
    She hasbeen writing the Report
    By 7 o‘clock she willhavebeen writingfor 5 or 6 hours - so she‘ll be tired
  • presentprogressive passive
    … … at the moment … …
    The reportiswritten
    in seven languages
    At the moment, the reportis beingwritten in seven languages.
    Soon we will add Hungarian and Portuguese.
  • past passive
    this year
    last year
    The reportiswritten
    in nine languages
    Last year the report was written in nine languages.
  • These slides areavailable online at http://pogol.net/index.php?p=22, where you will also find a teachers version with extensive explanations, as well as on slideshare.net.