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Present and Past Progressive


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Present and Past Progressive

  1. 1. Topics studied in EnglishJeisson CasallasGrade 902 J.T.To: Teacher Olga Torres
  2. 2. topics: -Superlatives and comparatives. -Verbs. -Present progressive. -Past Simple. -Family free. -Past progressive
  3. 3. Superlatives and comparatives
  4. 4. SUPERLATIVES AND COMPARATIVESIn English when we compare two things we use adjectivesand three degrees: positive, comparative and superlative.Degrees of AdjectivesAdjectives have three degrees of comparison.? Gradepositive, comparative degree, superlative: positivo comparativo superlativo tall taller the tallest big bigger the biggest intelligent more intelligent the most intelligent expensive more expensive the most expensive
  5. 5. VERBSThe verb is the part of speech or lexical category thatexpresses existence, action, achievement, status orcondition of the subject. Verbs can be classified into twotypes: regular and irregular.
  6. 6. Verbs
  7. 7. PRESENT PROGRESSIVEPresent Continuous or Present Progressive tense is used toexpress actions happening at the same time they are talking,for example:I am speaking Ingles. Im speaking English.(It is happening now).
  8. 8. Past Progressive
  9. 9. Past ProgressiveThe Past Progressive is a past tense, which is used totalk about the development of an action that took placein a certain time, or do not know which end isirrelevant, as well as to express that an action tookplace when another interrupted and ultimately refer toactions occurring simultaneously.When you called I was cooking lunch.Cuando me llamaste yo estaba preparando el almuerzo.He arrived when she was washing her hair.Él llegó cuando ella estaba lavando su cabello.They were running away when the police appeared.Ellos estaban huyendo cuando apareció la policía.He was playing golf when he heard the news.Él estaba jugando golf cuando oyó las noticias.We were waiting for the bus when she saw us.Estábamos esperando el autobús cuando nos vio.
  10. 10. Past Progressive
  11. 11. Past Simple
  12. 12. PAST SIMPLESimple Past tense is used to describe actions that have happened at anearlier time and have already completed, for example:-She cleaned herhouse. Ella limpió su casa.-I broke the window. Yo rompí la ventana.Here we see that conjugation in Spanish equivalent to the Past Indefinite.Note that the sentence structure is similar to the Simple Present:
  13. 13. FAMILY TREE It is a graph that lists the ancestors anddescendants of an individual in an organized andsystematic, is in a tree or table.