Understanding the tenses:
The tense forms that have been practised and discussed in this chapter, allow
you to show accurately and subtly the time and the relationship of actions and
events with it. We use them in speech and writing.
Understanding and recognising how the tense forms are used.
Can you identity the present tense forms.
Simple Present Present Perfect
1. I llli!¥ tennis 1. I have played tennis
2. You read well. 2. You have read well.
3. She sees something 3. She has seen something.
1. I am playing tennis
2. You are reading well
3. She is looking at something.
Simple Past Past Perfect
1. I knew about it 1. I had known about it
2. You took it away 2. You had taken it away
3. She finished her work. 3. She had finished her work.
Present Continuous Past Continuous
1. I am reading a book. I was reading a book.
2. They are playing football outside. They were playing football outside.
3. She is looking for her friend. Last week, she was looking for her friend.
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