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All Tenses: Review Exercise

By | December 6, 2017

Instruction: Put the verb in brackets into the simple present tense, the present continuous tense, the present perfect tense, the present perfect continuous tense, the simple past tense, the past continuous tense, the past perfect tense, the past perfect continuous tense, the simple future tense, the future continuous tense, the future perfect tense, the future perfect continuous tense.… Read More »

The Future Perfect Continuous Tense

By | December 6, 2017

Untuk memahami the future perfect continuous tense, sobat pembaca perlu melihat kembali konsep yang telah dijelaskan sebelumnya tentang the past perfect continuous tense. Logika untuk kedua tense ini sama. Satu-satunya perbedaan adalah the past perfect continuous tense digunakan untuk konteks lampau, sementara the future perfect continous tense untuk konteks future. Coba sobat pembaca perhatikan kalimat dalam the past… Read More »

The Future Perfect Tense: Exercise 1

By | December 6, 2017

Instruction: Put the verb in brackets into the future perfect tense. 1. Can I borrow your book, Joni? I promise I (return) … it by Saturday. 2. Hurry up, Don! I’m afraid Joni (already, leave) … before you get there. 3. Next year, my family (live) … here for two years. 4. Don’t worry, Joni. Before you ask… Read More »

The Future Perfect Tense

By | December 19, 2017

Do you remember what the past perfect tense is used for? This tense is used to describe an event that happened before another one in the past. If you say I had already got home before it began to rain, for instance, that means you got home first, then perhaps a few minutes later it started to rain.… Read More »

The Simple Future or the Future Continuous Tense

By | December 28, 2015

Instruction: Put the verb in brackets into the simple future tense or the future continuous tense. In some situations, both tenses are possible. 1. A: Can I see you at 7 PM tommorow night? B: Sorry, you can’t. I (play, still) … tennis. 2. A: I (be) … very busy tonight. B: What (you, do) …? A: I… Read More »

The Future Continuous Tense

By | December 28, 2015

It may be useful to try to understand the future continuous tense in the same way as you understand the past continuous tense. The concept is similar. The difference lies in the time of the event. Just shift your mind, and put that concept in the future. Observe the following sentence: At 6 PM this morning, Ani was… Read More »

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense

By | December 28, 2015

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense is used to describe: 1. something that started at some point in the past, continued for a period of time up to a certain point in the past, and was still in progress when another action took place. Examples: a. I had been living in Chicago for three years when all my families… Read More »

The Past Perfect Tense

By | February 5, 2018

The past perfect tense is used to describe: 1. an action that began and finished before another action in the past. Examples: a. The people had already evacuated before the category five tornado struck the city. b. When we arrived at his house, he was not there. He had already left. c. I missed the lesson. When I… Read More »

The Present Perfect Tense: Exercise 1

By | February 16, 2018

Instruction: Complete each of the following sentences with the correct form of the verb in the brackets. Use the present perfect tense. Example: I (know) … Jim for a long time. I have known Jim for a long time. She (live) … in that hotel since last month. I (see) … this film before. I don’t want to… Read More »