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Transcript of Verb Tenses
Verb Tense Shift
Using two different verb tenses in one sentence is an incorrect verb shift.
Past, Present, or Future?
He wrote the letter yesterday.
Amber spent a lot of money at the mall this year.
Brian will take a trip to Mexico next year.
We work in the produce department.
"Tense" refers to the form of the verb that indicates time.
Verb tenses tell us when things happen.
Verbs can be PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE
Forms of Verb Tenses
Anything that happened
Anything that happens
Anything that will happen
I walked yesterday.
I am walking.
I will walk tomorrow.
to school and
to school and
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We are part of the team.
She will walk to school tomorrow, even if it rains.
I study English every day.
Sally is going to make a delicious dinner tonight.
The salesman was helping the customer when the thief came into the store.
Verb tense should be in the past form because the sentence is telling us what happened yesterday.
1. I called her on the phone last night and we talk about the fight she have with her boyfriend.
2. Over the break all I do was sleep all day and play video games.
3. School was so long today, I barely stay awake.
4. I opened the door, and Mike is standing there.
her on the phone last night and we
about the fight she
with her boyfriend.
Over the break all I
was sleep all day and play video games.
so long today, I barely
the door, and Mike
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