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The Present Perfect Continuous Tense

By | January 12, 2015

The present perfect continuous tense is used to talk about things that started in the past and continue to happen up to the present at the moment of speaking. You will use this tense when your focus is on how long things happen from some point in the past to the present. When you say “I have been… Read More »

A/An & The: Exercise 3

By | December 23, 2014

Instruction: Add the when necessary. 1. Mr. Black likes … orange juice. 2. Lunch is ready. Shall I serve … wine now? 3. Mary, where is … sugar? Is it on … table next to … fridge? 4. Do you like … weather here? 5. … sun is shining brightly today. 6. … windows are usually made of… Read More »

A/An & The: Exercise 2

By | December 22, 2014

Instruction: Read each of the following sentences carefully. Decide if you need to supply the or not for each blank space in each sentence. 1. a. … cats in my house are all black. b. … cats are wild. 2. a. … mountains are generally high. b. … mountains on Java are all high. 3. a. … contains… Read More »

A/An & The: Exercise 1

By | December 20, 2014

Instruction: Complete the following dialogues with a/an or the. 1. A: Do you have … dog? B: No. I have … cat. I don’t like dogs. 2. A: Do you have … car? B: No. I have … bicycle. 3. A: Did you have a good time at … party last night? B: Yes. I enjoyed it a… Read More »

Articles: A/An & The

By | December 19, 2014

A/An A means seorang, sebuah, or seekor in Bahasa Indonesia. The sentence I have a pet dog at home means saya punya seekor anjing piaraan. A is used in the sentence because  the word is mentioned for the first time. In this case, the  listener is not sure which dog the speaker is talking about. An has the… Read More »

The Present Continuous Tense

By | November 29, 2014

The present continuous tense is also called the present progressive tense.  This tense is used to talk about: 1. things that are happening at the moment of speaking. This means something is happening exactly at the time when somebody is speaking about it. So, when you say,”My mother is frying a fish in the kitchen,” that means,the action… Read More »