Presentation on theme: "Habit : I go to school everyday. I always do exercises. Stating facts : The sun rises in the east. This company has 3 branches."— Presentation transcript:
Habit : I go to school everyday. I always do exercises. Stating facts : The sun rises in the east. This company has 3 branches.
For events happening at or around the present moment: Mary is copying the report now. Im eating my lunch now. To emphasise a current situation : Daniel is working for Cable TV. Im looking forward to seeing you soon.
For events happen in a particular/specific time of the past. I learnt Computer in 1997. I went to swimming yesterday. I met John two days ago. I visited Mr. Chan last month.
For events happen in the future: I will watch a movie tomorrow. I will go to the seminar next week. For requests and offers: Will you ask Candy to see me later? Shall I put this report away?
To emphasise whether or not the event has been completed: Have you finished your proposal? Ive talked to David Lee about the report but I still havent contacted Susan Lam. For events begun in the past that are still occurring now,or have an effect on the present time: We have recently started offering discount to regular customers.
For events that began in the past and have been in progress up to the present time (since and for) Mr Chan has been living in Hong Kong for ten years. Ive been working in this school since 1997.
To emphasise that one past event occurred before another past event : I had finished the proposal before I contacted Mr. Lee. StarEast Company had been in Hong Kong for one year before they opened the second branch.
Dear Mr Fung I (be) ________ very grateful for all the support you (give) ___________ us over the last twelve months, and I (be) ____________ especially pleased that you (be) _________ able to attend our Christmas Party last week. I (look) __________ forward to seeing you at many more of our functions in the future. Best regards, Helen Check your answer
Dear Mr Fung I AM very grateful for all the support you HAVE GIVEN us over the last twelve months, and I WAS especially pleased that you WERE able to attend our Christmas Party last week. I AM LOOKING forward to seeing you at many more of our functions in the future. Best regards, Helen