Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Past Perfect Tense

No description
by

Chenghui Xu

on 28 May 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Past Perfect Tense

Checkpoint 1A: She forgot her appointment with me and had gone out for lunch when I arrived at her office. Use the past perfect tense with words like already and just to refer to actions which were completed before a specific time in the past. Use the past perfect tense with time words and phrases such as always and more than once to refer to repeated actions in the past, Grammar Points completed actions in the past——>different past tense forms Examples: [simple past tense + simple past tense]
As the U.S. stocks rose , the Asian market rebounded. Examples:
1. Ann had already walked a hundred metres down the road when she remembered that she hadn't locked her front door.

2. We had just had our coffee break when we met some old friends outside the cafe. 4. We hadn't chosen the venue for our weekend trip yet when a neighbour suggested the National Park. Past Perfect Tense Xu Chenghui, Huang Baojiang
28, May, 2013 1B: She had forgotten her appointment with me and had gone out for lunch when I arrived at her office. 2A: He already passed the message to Tom when we called him last night. 2B: He had already passed the message to Tom when we called him last night. 3A: The stranded travellers never felt so relieved in their entire lives as when they saw the rescue vehicle. 3B: The stranded travellers had never felt so relieved in their entire lives as when they saw the rescue vehicle Use the past perfect tense for an action or situation that happened earlier, and the simple past tense for the action or situation that took place later. Examples: [past perfect tense + simple past tense]
The secretary had prepared before the directors arrived
all the reports for the meeting.

The situation had already when the two leaders agreed
deteriorated to peace talks. Thank you ! References:
1. Grammar Builder 5, p42-43.
2. http://www.englishpage.com/verbpage/pastperfect.html never to refer to an action that had not taken place up to the point of speaking, and yet for an action that we expected to happen in the past but which had not taken place up to the point of speaking. Examples:
1. Our parents had always coaxed us to eat vegetables when we were young.
2. The old guard had told us more than once that the lifts were not functioning well but we had not paid attention. 3. The group had never heard of the famous scientists who Peter spoke about. 1. He asked me _____ during the summer holidays.
A. where I had been B. where I had gone C. where had I been D. where had I gone done
2. By the time my parents reached home yesterday, I _____ the dinner already.
A had cooked B. cooked C. have cooked D. was cooked
3. What _______ Annie ____ by the time he was ten?
A. did, do B. did, did C. has, done D. had done
4. By the time he was 4, he _____ a lot of German words.
A. had learned B. has learned C. learned D. learns
5.They ________ in Glasgow since 2000.
A. lived B. had lived C. have lived D. were living
6. The man _______ his coat and went out.
A. put on B. had put on C. will put on D. was putting on
7. Dad ________ while he _______ TV.
A .fell asleep…watch B. was falling asleep…watched
C. fell asleep……was watching D. had fallen asleep…watched

8. The robbers _____ (run away ) before the policemen_____ (arrive).
9. Paul _____ (go) out with Jane after he _____ (make) a phone call.
10. Tom _____ (say) that he _______ (read) the book twice. I can't believe I (get) _____ that apartment. I (submit) _____ my application last week, but I didn't think I had a chance of actually getting it. When I (show) _____ up to take a look around, there were at least twenty other people who (arrive) _____ before me. Most of them (fill, already) _____ out their applications and were already leaving. The landlord said I could still apply, so I did.

I (try) _____ to fill out the form, but I couldn't answer half of the questions. They (want) _____ me to include references, but I didn't want to list my previous landlord because I (have) _____ some problems with him in the past and I knew he wouldn't recommend me. I (end) _____ up listing my father as a reference.

It was total luck that he (decide) _____ to give me the apartment. It turns out that the landlord and my father (go) _____ to high school together. He decided that I could have the apartment before he (look) _____ at my credit report. I really lucked out! Exercise 1 Exercise 2: Answer I can't believe I (get) got that apartment. I (submit) submitted my application last week, but I didn't think I had a chance of actually getting it. When I (show) showed up to take a look around, there were at least twenty other people who (arrive) had arrived before me. Most of them (fill, already) had already filled out their applications and were already leaving. The landlord said I could still apply, so I did.

I (try) tried to fill out the form, but I couldn't answer half of the questions. They (want) wanted me to include references, but I didn't want to list my previous landlord because I (have) had had some problems with him in the past and I knew he wouldn't recommend me. I (end) ended up listing my father as a reference.

It was total luck that he (decide) decided to give me the apartment. It turns out that the landlord and my father (go) went to high school together. He decided that I could have the apartment before he (look) looked at my credit report. I really lucked out! Exercise 2
Full transcript