This website uses cookies to ensure you have the best experience. Learn more

Simple Tenses Essay

789 words - 4 pages

Simple tenses.
Præsens og Imperfektion:
D
1. Joe and Al are in love with the same girl.
2. Everyone want to earn a lot of money
3. My parents likes jazz, but my sister prefers pop music.
4. When they are watching a sad movie, her sister cries.
5. He acts before he thinks.
6. If he can smell a cat, the man sneeze.
7. My grandmother pushes to get a better place in the line.
8. My parents like all their grandchildren
9. My sister lie on the couch every afternoon.
10. The babysitter turns of the light and close the door, before the children are sleeping.
G
1. They were very nervous, when they walk onto the stage.
2. When was he born?
3. The music is composed by McCartney in 1966
4. They were playing a lot in the garden
5. She died last year
6. They were stopping the car, and had a fight for an hour.
7. She traveled in Africa for many years, before she went back to Europe
8. A strange thing happen: I cried, because I was happy
...view middle of the document...


A:I stayed there for a week.
B: I have stayed there for a week
I A har personen boede der I en uge, men er nu taget hjem (imperfektum). I B har han været der i en uge, men skal muligvis være der i længere tid (Perfektum)
A: I knew him when he was still a boy
B: I Have known him all my life
I A kendte personen ham før, men kender ham ikke mere (Imperfektum). I B har personen kendt ham hele livet, hvilket betyder at personen stadig kender ham (Perfektum).
A:I saw the film with my boyfriend
B:I have seen the film three times
I A så hun filmen med sin kæreste altså det er noget hun har gjort (Imperfektum). I B har hun set filmen flere gange før ( Perfektum).

A:She fancied Bob when she was young
B:She has fancied Bob for ages

I A kan man sige at hun kunne lide/så op til Bob DENGANG altså det gør hun ikke rigtigt mere(Imperfektum), hvor I B da har hun kunne lide ham/set op til ham I lang tid, og det gør hun også stadig(Perfektum).

A:Did you see him this morning?
B:Have you seen him this morning?
A er noget man kan spørge om senere på dagen altså om man har set ham om morgenen (imperfektum), hvor at B er noget man kan spørge om, om selve morgenen(perfektum).
A:He once lived in Italy
B:I’ve been there once
A har han engang boet i Italien (Imperfektum). I B har han været der engang, på besøg eller lignende(Perfektum).

A:He lived and worked in Rome for ages
B:he has lived and worked in Rome for ages
I A er en der har boet og arbejdet der I mange år, men nu er han død/væk (Imperfektum). I B er det mere at han har boet og arbejdet der før, men nu er han et andet sted (Perfektum).

Futurum
b.
1. We will have the opportunity to watch the show on TV.
2. It will rain tonight.
3. I shall meet my new chief at 3 o’clock.
4. What do you think, you get for Christmas.
5. My father said, that I am going to be thrown out, if I continue to be so lazy .
6. What should I do, if she finds another boyfriend?
7. The ceremony will take place in exactly 2 weeks.
8. I will leave in a moment
9. I was just about to beat her, but then I was afraid.
10. How many of you is going to the party on Saturday?

Other Papers Like Simple Tenses

Literacy Narrative Essay

734 words - 3 pages are between Spanish and French. Not only where the similarities between Spanish and French amazing but my sister who decided to join me in my French learning journey also had striking similar conclusions. In our opinion it is easier to grasp conjugating verbs in French then it Spanish. Once we saw the pattern to conjugating simple French verbs it felt like we knew hundreds more. From their compound tenses and imperative tenses became second nature

Language Rules Essay

702 words - 3 pages Russian everything is very simple. There are two possibilities: action either completed or incomplete. On the other hand English has so many tenses, with different use of verbs. That’s why when we translate word to word from R to E we may say: “ How you do that?” Or “I have a bath now” Spelling is even bigger problem. Again in Russian everything is very simple: a word's pronunciation can be predicted from its spelling and its spelling from its

Dfghdfh

3034 words - 13 pages tables above we can gather that Leila uses a large percentage of verbs in her speech compared to the others. She uses verbs such as `like` `walking` `wear` and `helping` that cover different tenses which have seem to have arisen from the children’s book. She has clearly grasped this area quite well. Aliya is a year older than Leila and seems to use a wide range of verb choices, she uses words such as `pulling` and `picking` which are active verbs

Compare And Contrast

888 words - 4 pages . As you write please pay attention to the following: * When identifying the title of the book, place it in italics. * Avoid personal pronouns like I, we, and our. * Avoid passive voice. For example, rather than write, "The game was won by Liberty," write, "Liberty won the game." A simple rule if you are having problems with passive voice is to avoid using forms of the verb "to be." * Do not use slang. * Do

Assff Sdsdswewe Assds Wewe

2620 words - 11 pages guarantee that any content on such websites is, or will remain, accurate or appropriate. Information regarding prices, travel timetables and other factual information given in this work is correct at the time of first printing but Cambridge University Press does not guarantee the accuracy of such information thereafter. Contents Thanks vii To the student To the teacher viii x Present and past 1 Present continuous (I am doing) 2 Present simple

Celta Focus on a Learner

1090 words - 5 pages real world”. Grammar Mistake In Lydia’s letter to me she wrote, “I moved to Brighton 3 years as I have always been a fan of the English culture”. Even though she expressed the action using Past Simple ‘I moved to Brighton’ she omitted the adverb ‘ago’. Suggestion I would need to highlight the fact the sentence needs a time frame. I would elicit synonyms of the word ago and list them on the board, I would then hand out sentences that

Lrt Template

1329 words - 6 pages relevant contractions (presenting it as you would to the learners) | Anticipated problems and solutions with form: Provide two problems and a solution for each. You should consider word order, verb forms, etc. | Sources used: (e.g. Rosemary Aitken (2002) ‘Teaching Tenses’, Longman) | Vocabulary 1Word / phrase: a spike in thefts | Teaching*Keep to the context of the text | Meaning (Be specific but keep it simple. Look in a learner

Meet My Love

1050 words - 5 pages so importantly part of the picture. I remind you that we still have some hundred yards or so until our destination, and nodding your head, we move on. We pass through a grove of evergreens. The scent is exhilaratingly fresh, and we feel revitalized by their mere presence. A pack of coyotes can be heard yipping in the distance, most likely on the chase of today’s meal. Your body tenses when you hear them, but, realizing their distance from

How Does Rossetti Tell the Story in ‘Cousin Kate?’

1260 words - 6 pages presents the narrator as being ‘content’ with her simple life, to the present where she is ‘outcast’ from society. Rossetti uses the change between the two tenses to highlight the naivety of the narrator: ‘not mindful I was fair’, whereas in the present tense she leads a ‘shameful life’ due to her past naivety and if she could’ve changed her actions she would have not ‘taken his hand.’ Rossetti’s change in tense clearly shows the development of the

Summarise the Main Development of a Child from the Age Ranges: 0-2, 3-5, 5-8

1780 words - 8 pages mastered how to use a variety of equipment and their physical ability will have greatly improved. They will be confident playing simple ball games, be able to hop, skip and move to music. Their drawings will start to resemble their intended objects. Between the ages of 6-8 years a child should have the confidence to jump from heights, run distances and ride a bike without stabilizers. As a child gets older they will become more willing to try new

History of English

4070 words - 17 pages Parisian rather than Norman French). Many of the words were related to government (sovereign, empire), law (judge, jury, justice, attorney, felony, larceny), social life (fashion, embroidery, cuisine, appetite) and learning (poet, logic, physician). Furthermore, the legal system retained parts of French word order (the adjective following the noun) in such terms as fee simple, attorney general and accounts payable. Characteristics of Middle

Related Essays

What Essay

443 words - 2 pages clauses Past Simple and Continuous; Past Perfect Simple and Continuous; used to, would, future in the past 4 Word Order, Inversion and Emphasis Word order in sentences and questions; question tags; inversion; other ways of adding emphasis: cleft sentences, fronting, auxiliary verbs, reflexives Present Simple and Continuous; Present Perfect Simple and Continuous; future tenses; be going to; be to + infinitive; expressions with future

Importance Of English Language In Modern World

1162 words - 5 pages TENSES Tenses are a form of a verb used to indicate the time, and sometimes the continuation or completeness, of an action in relation to the time of speaking. | Tense is a method that we use in English to refer to time - past, present and future. Many languages use tenses to talk about time. There are twelve tenses namely; 1. Present tense a. Simple present tense b. Present continuous tense c. Present perfect tense d. Present

Sample Proposal Essay

1697 words - 7 pages in Form One are assumed to have learnt the use of tenses in their primary education, teachers often find that many of them are still unable to use the correct tenses while writing and speaking in English. Many students cannot differentiate between the use of the simple present tense and the simple past tense form. As a result of not being conscious of the structure and usage of the simple present tense and the simple past tense, students make such

Focus On The Learner Essay

820 words - 4 pages identified are: Tense weakness: Bartek often uses the past participle of the simple past eg. “I come to England in 2005” or “I come with my wife” Suggestion: lots of drilling of the correct form eg. “I came to England in 2005”. And refer him to a Time line exercise to help with past and present perfect to coincide with their arrival to England, as used in “The Oxford ESOL Handbook” by Philida Schellekens, Oxford University Press, pgs 32 to