Vittorio B

NARRATIVE TENSES-ALL PAST TENSES

PAST SIMPLE

We use it to talk about events that hsppened in chronological order and past habits.

PAST CONTINUOUS

We use it to talk about actions in progres sor for longer actions that are interrumped by7 shorter actions

PAST PERFECT SIMPLE

We use it to talk about events that happened before the main event.

PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

We use it to talk about longer continuous actions that started before the main event in the story

We also use it to yalk about repeated actions that happened earlier in the past

USED TO + INFINITIVE

It can be used to talk about things we did many times in the past

We can also use it to talk about situations that were true in the past, but now they aren´t.

 

BE USED TO

It means that you are accustomed to something.

GET USED TO

Is the process to be used to something

USED TO+INFINITIVE, BE/GET USED TO+ING

After be used to or get used to, we usee a noun o ring.

POSITION OF ADVERBS AMD ADVERB PHRASES

Adverbs can be in initial position, mid position, or final position

The inicial position: the adverb has to be at the beginning of the sentence.

Final position: it has to be at the end of the sentence

Mid position: It has to be before the main verb

INDIRECT QUESTIONS

We use them when we want to be more polite

GERUNDS/TO INFINITIVE

WE USE TO-INFINITIVE

  • To express purpose
  • After certain adjetives(happy, glad, sorry, delighted, anixious)
  • After it+be+adjective
  • After it + be + noun
  • After certain nouns(advice, decision, opportunity)
  • After like, love, hate, prefer
  • After would like, would love, wold hate, would prefer
  • In certain expresions
  • After certain verbs

 

 

WE USE – ING VERB

 

  • As a noun
  • After prepositions
  • In the expressions
  • After spend/waste
  • After hear, listen, notice, see, watch
  • After like, love, hate, prefer
  • After certain verbs

WE USE BARE INFINITIVE   (WITHOUT TO)

  • After modal verbs
  • After make/let
  • BUT in the passive voice we say be made + to- infinitive
  • After had better/would rather/would sooner
  • After hear, listen, see, watch

VERBS THAT TAKE GERUND OR INFINITIVE WITH A CHANGE OF MEANING

Forget

  • Forget to do something
  • Forget doing something

Remember

  • Remember to do something
  • Remember doing something

Try

  • Try to do something
  • Try doing something

Stop

  • Stop to do something
  • Stop doing something

Need

  • Need to do something
  • Need doing something

 

 

Fecha: 10/6/2018 | Creado por: Vittorio
Categoria: BHKP
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