newsdirectory3

In conclusion! 5 Tenses are often found in real life. Know how to use English like a pro

Hello, all Dek-D students believe that if it comes to learning English, Grammar or grammark is a point where many people are secretly worried and troubled. Because they are always complicated and always confuse us. One of the things that seems easy, but there are many rules to understand, is ‘tenses’ or tenses.

‘Tenses’ are tenses of verbs. To represent different times In english sentences It is divided into 3 periods and each period can be divided into 4 types of sentence conditions, resulting in the English language having 12 tenses in total, but if you ask, do we speak or use all 12 tenses today? I can say that the opportunity to use it completely is very little. Today Pee Poon will raise an offer. 5 tenses that we can often meet In daily life, study, exams and work, let’s summarize So, don’t wait, let’s go over the usage principle and sentence structure of each tenses!

Photo credit: Giphy.com
Photo credit: Giphy.com

No. 5 Present Progressive Tense

Let’s start with ‘Present Progressive TenseOr as we are familiar with each other in the name of ‘Present Continuous Tense’ Sure enough, the word Present = present and Continuous = continuous, so this TenseUsed to indicate an action that is happening in the present or in the future Which is already planned The sentence structure of this Tense is

‘Subject + is / am / are + verb add -ing’

If you want to know, this sentence is used to refer to an event that occurred while speaking Or was it born during that week / month? Can easily be observed fromTime statements such as Now, Right now, or At this moment.

Example sentences: Don’t forget to bring your umbrella. It is raining right now.
Now it’s raining Don’t forget to bring an umbrella.

And besides this tense is used to tell what happened in the present It can also be used to talk about plans that are coming up for sure in the future. Most of the time, there are words that tell us the time, like This evening, Tomorrow, or Tonight. Each word is said to tell the near future. Anyone who plans something, can hardly change it!

Example sentences: She is taking flight to Canada this evening.
She is going to fly to Canada this afternoon.

Photo credit: Giphy.com
Photo credit: Giphy.com

No. 4: Present Perfect Tense

Come together with ‘Present Perfect Tense’ Which is another Tense that is quite difficult and complicated anyway. Used to tell about past events that continue to the present There is sentence structure

‘Subject + has / have + verb form 3’

Principles of use can be divided into several types. In which to see how each sentence meets the principles of use We can also observe from “Words to tell time” As follows

  • Never / Ever / Once / Twice = Used to describe an experience such as Have you ever been to Australia? Have you been to Australia before?
  • Just / Already / Yet = Recent events Or just passed, for example, She has just finished her homework. She just finished her homework.
  • Since / For / Ever since / So far = Events that happened in the past and have ended But the effect of that action still remains today, for example, I have studied German for 4 years. I have studied German for 4 years.

And besides the 3 principles of use that you have mentioned above Present perfect tense sentence structure is also used in subject grammar. If-Clause Type 1 In terms of the condition that if one thing is done Another thing will happen as well (If subject + has / have + verb channel 3, subject + can / will + verb channel 1) learn grammar about one tenses, it can be applied in a wide variety of applications.

Photo credit: Giphy.com
Photo credit: Giphy.com

3rd Future Simple Tense

Next comes ‘Future Simple Tense’ To tell about future events based on predictions or decisions made by feelings The sentence structure of this tense is

‘Subject + will / shall + verb form 1’

Although its name is simple, but the principle of use is not simple anyway. You can use Future Simple Tense toTell of future events For example, Tomorrow I will follow my mom to supermarket. Tomorrow I will follow my mom to the supermarket. It is also used inAnticipating the future and speaking of intentions Can promise Where that event may actually happen or not happen at all, for example

  • My parents think I will get full score in the midterm exam. My parents think I will get full score in the midterm exam.
  • I promise I won’t be late again.
Photo credit: Giphy.com
Photo credit: Giphy.com

No. 2. Past Simple Tense

Arrive ‘Past Simple Tense’ Which is Tense to retrace the old, recount the pastEvents that have happened in the past and have ended successfully. It can also be used to talk about daily activities that you have done or to tell about places you have been in in the past. The sentence structure of this Tense is

‘Subject + Verb 2’

It is considered to be a fairly simple structure, but it gets a headache when you need to conjugate the second verb. Past Simple Tense usually has a keyword that tells the time to tell you that these events have ended. Yesterday, Last week, Last year, 5 minutes ago, etc. If you still can’t see the picture clearly, you can look at the example sentences at the same time.

  • Last month my brother bought me a new computer. My brother bought me a new computer last month.
  • Did you study Mathematics yesterday? Did you study math yesterday?
  • She didn’t visit Thailand last year because of COVID-19. She didn’t come to Thailand last year because of the coronavirus outbreak.

You can see that in the sentence we use the verb channel 2 as the subject, but in the negative and interrogative sentences, we use ‘Did’ together with the verb channel 1 instead!

Photo credit: Giphy.com
Photo credit: Giphy.com

No. 1 Present Simple Tense

And, of course, the Tense that we use and find most often in everyday life, in books or in lessons, that is. ‘Present Simple Tense’ Whether it is telling or telling someone something This sentence structure will be flashed for us to use immediately. Because it’s something that is easy to use and can be used in many situations.

‘Subject + Verb channel 1’

  1. Used to talk about natural facts Or the truth that happens in daily life For example, The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
  2. Used to talk about daily activities Or actions that have become habitual For example, He takes the bus to school every day. He takes the bus to school every day.
  3. Used to give directions Or give advice For example, Turn off the light when you left the room. Always turn off the lights before leaving the room.

If anyone is still unsure of the structure and how to use the Present Simple Tense, knowing what time dictation should be used with which tenses will allow us to understand the grammar of this subject much better. Which time words for this Simple Tense has a wide variety of both Adverb of Frequency Consisting of Always, Usually, Often, Seldom, etc. and Adverb of Time at Every month or Every + day and time, sure enough.

Photo credit: Ginsengenglish.com
Photo credit: Ginsengenglish.com

Tell me, the 5 Tenses that I brought today are the 5 Tenses that I have seen most often! Which if looking inTerms of timeWhich can be divided into Present, Past, and Future and you will find that Sentences we use in everyday life. And the sentences that we find in books or academic documents are present tense up to 68.9% and 87.1% respectively. If it is a novel or fiction book. Writers tend to choose to use the Past Tense for the most part.

Photo credit: Ginsengenglish.com
Photo credit: Ginsengenglish.com

If you look inTerms of sentence conditionsDivided into 4 types: Simple, Progressive (Continuous), Perfect, and Perfect Progressive (Perfect Continuous), it will be found that sentences in the form of Simple Tense are used most often up to 85% regardless of where and When is it? Called if the terms of the period and the conditions are combined together ‘Present Simple Tense’ It is used often as a stand-one.

Photo credit: Giphy.com
Photo credit: Giphy.com

Finally, I would like to secretly whisper to the children. That ‘Tenses’ grammar is another very important topic. Whether it’s work, study, or grammar exams, this subject always appears to us. So if anyone is still confused about how to use it or are not quite accurate about sentence structure, do not forget to review and understand each other too ^^

Sources: https://ginsengenglish.com/blog/english-verb-tense-frequencyhttps://blog.linguando.com/en/english-tenses/

.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending