VIP Class Notes (Li)
Today we focused on:
Past, Present and Future tenses
Simple Tense – Past, Present, Future (Time expressions – When is it?)
Present: Time expressions – Today/Every day
Example: Ā Ā IĀ travelĀ to work every day
IĀ takeĀ the bus to work every day
Structure: use basic form of verb (eg. swim, play, sit, sleep)
Past: Time expressions – Yesterday/last night
Example: Ā Ā Ā I went to the supermarket yesterday.
I studied for 2 hours yesterday.
Structure:Ā use simple past test (regular= add -ed) Ā (irregular, no set pattern)
Future:Ā Time expressions –Ā Tomorrow/2 days later
Example: Ā Ā Ā I will go to work at 7am tomorrow.
I will swim in the pool this Friday.
Structure;Ā will + basic form of verb (eg. will play, swim, simg, listen)
Continuous/progressive tense – Past, Present (happened/happening for a set period of time)
Present: Time expression – Right now
Example: I am learning English right now.
I am eating at the restaurant right now.
Structure:Ā to be (change) + second verb +ingĀ
Past: Two actions – one action not finished, another finished before the other
Example: I was crossing the street when the bus stopped in front of me.
I was eatingĀ when my boss called me.
Structure;Ā to be (past tenseĀ change) +Ā second verb + ingĀ
*key isĀ right nowĀ for presentĀ tense, 2 actionsĀ for pastĀ
I know have many grammar tense – I know there are many grammatical structuresĀ
singer star –Ā singerĀ
come to Korea – go to Korea
primary –Ā prai-ma-ry
wardrobe –Ā war-drobe