Expression of Daily Activity

Expression of Daily Activity

Expression of Daily Activity

      Every we have routines activity. These activities start from getting up in the morning up to going to our bed in the evening. These activities can be happened at home, at work, at school or other places. (also study : Expression of Hope or Wish and Its Response)

      To improve our English, especially our speaking skill, we will share some Expression of Daily Activity. These activities consist of daily routines or our habits everywhere.

Below are some Expression of Daily Activity:

  • I get up.
  • She gets up.
  • I wake up.
  • I go to bathroom.
  • We go to the bathroom.
  • I take a shower.
  • I brush my teeth.
  • I get dressed.
  • I pray Subuh.
  • I have Prayer Subuh.
  • I put my make-up.
  • I read newspaper.
  • My mother washes the dishes.
  • I have breakfast.
  • He has breakfast.
  • I sweep the floor.
  • I mop the floor.
  • I leave home.
  • I go to school.
  • They go to school.
  • I go to school on foot.
  • I go to school by motorcycle.
  • I go to work by taxi.
  • I go to work.
  • You go to work.
  • I arrive at school.
  • I start studying at 7 o’clock.
  • I start work at 8 o’clock.
  • I finish studying at school.
  • I finish work.
  • I go home.
  • I arrive home.
  • I have lunch.
  • I take a nap.
  • I go to the mosque.
  • I have dinner.
  • I do my homework.
  • I go online.
  • I surf the internet.
  • I do my housework.
  • I watch television program.
  • I go to bed.
  • Our family go to bed.
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    The Pattern of Past Continuous Tense

    The Pattern of Past Continuous Tense

    Past Continuous Tense

    The Pattern of Past Continuous Tense

           When we are talking about Past continuous Tense, it means that we are talking about the activity happens in the past. However it is rather different to Simple Past Tense. The past continuous is formed from the past tense of “be” with the – ing form of the “verb” or it can be formed by constructing as follows, (Also read : Pattern and usage of Simple Past Tense)


    ( + ) Subject + was/were + Ving

              Suzan was washing dishes.

              They were playing kites.

    ( – )  Subject + was/were + not + Ving

              Suzan was not washing dishes.

              They were not playing kites.

    ( ? ) Was/Were + Subject + Ving

              Was Suzan washing dishes?

              Were they playing kites?

    Note:           “Was” is used for subject He, She, It.

    Were” is used for subject I, You, We, They.     

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    1. We use the simple past tense to talk about actions and states which we see as completed in the past.
    2. We can use it to talk about a specific point in time.
    3. We use the past continuous to talk about past events which went on for a period of time.
    4. We use it when we want to emphasize the continuing process of an activity or the period of that activity. (If we just want to talk about the past event as a simple fact, we use the past simple.)

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