Overview of All English Tenses - Present Tenses - Present Simple Negatives and Questions

 

For statements in the negative form, what we have to do is add the auxiliary verb 'to do'. For subjects 'I', 'you', 'we' and 'they', we simply leave 'do' as 'do', use the word 'not', and keep the base form of the verb now for the negative statements. However, for 'he', 'she' and 'it', we have to conjugate our auxiliary verb into 'does'. We still use 'not' and we still keep the base form of the verb. The pattern performing questions is very very similar to the pattern performing negative statements. However, what we've done is invert our subject and our auxiliary verb so that the questions read the auxiliary verb first. Of course, again, we use 'do' for 'I', 'you', 'we' and 'they' and use 'does' for 'he', 'she' and 'it'. In both cases, we've left our verb form as the base form of the verb as there's no need to change it.


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The third and final category of tenses that we have so far dealt with is the future tense. Most langauges have more or less tenses than the English language, so getting the tenses right can help the student in building on his/her English language learning dramatically. I hope to be well trained in the English langauge tenses by the time I take on my own classroom of students.This unit taught the about how the flow of any class session is heavily influenced by the teachers? attitude, patience, and planning. There were two scenarios depicting average teaching sessions, each session was designed to display poor and great teaching practices comparatively. In the first session, the outcome was heavily affected by the teachers? poor attitude.

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