Presentation on theme: "Hypothetical constructions WISH prezentare. + Past Simple pentru a indica regret pentru o situatie care apare sau nu in prezent. Situatie: His mother."— Presentation transcript:
Hypothetical constructions WISH prezentare
+ Past Simple pentru a indica regret pentru o situatie care apare sau nu in prezent. Situatie: His mother regrets (is sorry) she has a lazy son. She wishes she didnt have a lazy son. She wishes her son werent so lazy. She wishes her son were more diligent. Situatie : Its a pity I dont have much free time. I wish I had more free time.
+ Past Continuous pentru a indica regret pentru o actiune aflata in desfasurare in prezent. Situatie : Jenny is working. She wishes she were sleeping now. She wishes she were not working this moment. Situatie: The children are playing in the street. Their parents wish they werent playing in the street. Their parents wish they were playing in the park.
+ Past Perfect pentru a indica regret pentru o situatie dezirabila, dar nerealizata, din trecut. Situatie : Jenny didnt do her homework yesterday. Her teacher wishes Jenny had done her homework. Situatie : I forgot to buy the magazine. I wish I hadnt forgotten to buy the magazine. I wish I had bought the magazine.
+ would + V pentru a indica o dorinta fara mari sanse de realizare in viitor (1); sau ca alternativa pentru Past Simple atunci cand vorbim de obiceiuri (2). Situatie (1): My boyfriend hasnt written to me yet. I wish my boyfriend would write to me soon (but I dont think he will). Situatie (2): My neighbour gossips a lot. I wish my neighbour wouldnt gossip any more.