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All Tenses: Review Exercise

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… Read More »

The Future Perfect Continuous Tense

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… Read More »

The Future Perfect Tense: Exercise 1

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… Read More »

The Future Perfect Tense

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,… Read More »

The Simple Future or the Future Continuous Tense

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) …… Read More »

The Future Continuous Tense

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… Read More »

The Past Perfect Continuous Tense

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… Read More »

The Past Perfect Tense

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… Read More »