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Review Perfect Tenses Intro Progressive Tenses April 16
To be Covered Review Present, Past, and Future Perfect Present Continuous/Progressive Past Continuous Future Continuous
Review Perfect Tenses Use for: Completed action before another action in all tenses 1. I have washed my hands, now I can start cooking. 2. He had called before he left for his trip. 3. The work will have been completed by the time the school day is over. Continued action before another action in all tenses 1. We have been at school since 5pm 2. Ha had studied all night before he fell asleep. 3. By tonight, I will have finished all my homework.
Present Perfect Signal Words Just Yet Never Already Ever So far Up to now Recently Since For
Present Continuous Present Form “to be” + present participle (VERBing) is riding am watching are eating Examples: We are going to the mall. She is doing her homework. I am talking on the phone.
When to Use Happening now They are reading their books. Continuous action from past to present She is studying to become a doctor. Near future We are going to Santa Marta for vacation. Repetition Those girls are always talking in class.
Present VS Present Progressive Every Monday, Sally ____ (drive) her kids to football practice. Usually, I ___ (work) as a secretary, but this summer I ___ (study) French, which is why I am in Paris. Shhhhh! Be quiet, John ___ (sleep). Don’t forget to take your umbrella. It ___ (rain). I hate living in Seattle because it always ___ (rain).
Present VS Present Progressive I’m sorry, I can’t hear what you ___ (say) because everyone ___ (talk) so loudly. Justin ___ (write, currently) a book about his adventures in Tibet. The business cards ___ (be, normally) printed by a company in New York. This delicious chocolate ___ (be) made by a small chocolatier in Switzerland. I can’t come to dinner tonight because I ___ (go) to a movie with some friends.
Past Progressive Past Form “to be” + present participle (VERBing) was riding were watching Examples: Sam and I were eating pizza when the lights went out. He was watching TV at our house last night.
When to Use Interrupted Action in the past When the phone rang, she was writing a letter. Specific Time as Interruption I was eating dinner at 7pm. Simultaneous Action in Past I was studying, while he was making dinner. Atmosphere When I walked into the office, several people were busily typing, some were talking on the phones, the boss was yelling directions, and customers were waiting to be helped. Repetition in the Past She was always arriving late to work.
Past VS Past Progressive A: What ___ (you, do) when the accident occurred? B: I ___ (try) to change a light bulb that had burnt out. After I ___ (find) the wallet full of money, I ___ (go, immediately) to the police and ___ (turn) it in. The doctor ___ (say) that Tom ___ (be) too sick to go to work and that he ___ (need) to stay at home for a couple of days. Sebastian ___ (arrive) at Susan’s house a little before 9:00, but she ___ (be, not) there. She ___ (study) at the library for her final exam. Sandy is in the living room watching TV. At this time yesterday, she __ (watch, also) TV. That’s all she ever does!
Continued A: I ___ (call) you last night after dinner, but you ___ (be, not) there. Where were you? B: I ___ (work) out at the gym. When I ___ (walk) into the busy office, the secretary ___ (talk) on the phone with a customer, several people ___ (work) at their desks, and 2 managers ___ (discuss, quietly) methods to improve customer service. I ___ (watch) a mystery movie on TV when the power went out. Sharon ___ (be) in the room when John told me what happened, but she didn’t hear anything because she ___ (listen, not). It’s strange that you ___ (call) because I ___ (think, just) about you!
Future Progressive “will be” + present participle (VERBing) will be riding will be watching am/os/are + going to be + present participle am going to be riding are going to be listening is going to be watching Example: You will be waiting for her when her plane arrives tonight. Is he going to be picking her up when she arrives tonight? They will not be seeing her until she arrives.
When to Use Interrupted Action in the future I will be sleeping when they arrive tonight. Specific Time as Interruption Tonight at 6pm I will be eating dinner. Simultaneous Action in future I am going to be working, while he is going to be driving home. Atmosphere When I arrive at the party, everyone is going to be dancing and laughing and having a good time.