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Dbs 2 B [2] Tenses


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Dbs 2 B [2] Tenses

  1. 1. TENSES DBS 2B
  2. 2. THE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE coffee? like he, she, it Does coffee? like I, you, we, they Do ? coffee. like not does He, she, it coffee. like not do I, you, we, they - coffee. likes He, she, it coffee. like I, you, we, they + object main verb auxiliary verb subject
  3. 3. <ul><li>We use the simple present tense when: </li></ul><ul><li>the action is general </li></ul><ul><li>the action happens all the time, or habitually, in the past, present and future </li></ul><ul><li>the action is not only happening now </li></ul><ul><li>the statement is always true </li></ul>
  4. 4. EXAMPLES : <ul><li>Wan Muhammad Syafiq drives a taxi. </li></ul><ul><li>Maria loves her mother. </li></ul><ul><li>She likes to eat ice-cream. </li></ul><ul><li>He does not drive a bus. </li></ul><ul><li>We do not work at night. </li></ul><ul><li>Do you play football? </li></ul>
  5. 5. THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE at home? work   they Did to London? go   you Did ? yesterday. work not did We with me. go not did She - very hard. worked     You to school. went     I +   object main verb   auxiliary verb subject  
  6. 6. <ul><li>We use the simple past tense when: </li></ul><ul><li>the event is in the past </li></ul><ul><li>the event is completely finished </li></ul><ul><li>we say (or understand) the time and/or place of the event </li></ul>
  7. 7. EXAMPLES : <ul><li>I lived in that house when I was young. </li></ul><ul><li>He didn't like the movie. </li></ul><ul><li>What did you eat for dinner? </li></ul><ul><li>Syazana drove to Bedong on Monday. </li></ul><ul><li>Rabiah did not go to class yesterday. </li></ul><ul><li>Did you play tennis last week? </li></ul><ul><li>I was at work yesterday. </li></ul>
  8. 8. THE SIMPLE FUTURE TENSE dinner? want   they Will ? on time? arrive   you Will ? yet. leave not will We - at school tomorrow. be not will She - before me. finish   will You + the door. open   will I +   main verb   auxiliary verb subject  
  9. 9. <ul><li>We use the simple future tense when : </li></ul><ul><li>there is no plan or decision to do something before we speak. </li></ul><ul><li>EXAMPLES : </li></ul><ul><li>Hold on. I will get a pen. </li></ul><ul><li>We will see what we can do to help you. </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe we will watch television tonight. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>We often use the simple future tense with the verb to think before it </li></ul><ul><li>Examples : </li></ul><ul><li>I think I will go to the gym tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><li>I think I will have a holiday next year. </li></ul><ul><li>I don't think I will buy that car. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>We often use the simple future tense to make a prediction about the future. </li></ul><ul><li>EXAMPLES : </li></ul><ul><li>It will rain tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><li>Syalidia will not go to the City Square tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><li>Who do you think will get the job? </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>we can use the simple future tense even if we have a firm plan or decision before speaking. </li></ul><ul><li>EXAMPLES : </li></ul><ul><li>Suhani will be in London tomorrow. </li></ul><ul><li>I'm going shopping. I will not be very long. </li></ul><ul><li>Will you be at work tomorrow? </li></ul>