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    Difference between Simple Past and Past Continuous Tense

    Difference between Simple Past and Past Continuous Tense Difference between Simple Past and Past Continuous Tense        As we have already studied from the previous post before, both the Simple Past and the Past Continuous Tense refer to completed actions in the past time.  However, both of them actually have some differences. (Also read : Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense) Below are some differences A. We use Simple Past Tense to talk about a finished action in the past, often with time expressions like yesterday, last week, a year ago etc. This is by far the most common way of talking about the past. Examples: I…

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    Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense

    Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense        As we have already studied before, both of Simple Present Tense and Present Continuous Tense are expressing the present activities, it means that the activities happen about the time of speaking. However, both of them have some differences. (Also read : Definition and Examples of Proper Nouns) The differences can be shown as below: A.  The Simple Present Tense is used for: Regular actions or events He plays tennis most weekends. We have fasting a month on Ramadhan. I eat rice three times a day. Facts The sun rises in the east. The…

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    Future Perfect Continuous Tense

    Future Perfect Continuous Tense         In this occasion we would like to share grammar session entitled ”Future Perfect Continuous Tense”. There three main parts we want discuss, they are the pattern, the function and the examples of Future Perfect Continuous Tense. Let’s go discussing about Future Perfect Continuous Tense: The Pattern of Future Perfect Continuous Tense         Future Perfect Continuous Tense has two different forms: “will have been doing ” and “be going to have been doing.” Unlike Simple Future forms, Future Perfect Continuous forms are usually interchangeable. Future Perfect Continuous Tense with “Will” (+) Subject + will + have + been + verb1…

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    Function of Past Future Continuous Tense

     The Function of Past Future Continuous Tense. For continuing sharing about grammar, in this occasion I want to share about Past Future Continuous Tense. In this case I want to discuss about the function or purpose or usage, the pattern, time signal and the examples of Past Future Continuous Tense. Below is the information. The Function of Past Future Continuous Tense         Past Future Continuous Tense is used to express about the idea’ that in the past action/event was predicted, planned, promised, expected or obliged to be happening (being continued) in a certain period in the past future, or while simultaneously another action/event…

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    Past Future Perfect Continuous Tense

    Past Future Perfect Continuous Tense The function of Past Future Perfect Continuous Tense       Past Future Perfect Continuous Tense is used to express an action or imaginary situation that would have been happening in the past. The verb of Past Future Perfect Continuous Tense is in progress at a certain point or during certain periods in the past. Past Future Perfect Continuous Tenses are suppositions or assumptions, referring to the actors in the sentence just assumed the sentence stated by it.        Actually, Past Future Perfect Continuous Tense is rarely being used in daily life, however, there is no mistake if we know it. Examples: He…

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    Function of Past Perfect Continuous Tense

     Function of Past Perfect Continuous Tense. After sharing about Past Perfect Tense in the previous post, this time I want to continue sharing about kind of Tense. In this case I want to share about Past Perfect Continuous Tense.         While talking about Past Perfect Continuous Tense, it means that we are talking about an action that started before the past and continued until the past action. And for the complete discussion, let’s go to the following pattern and function of Past perfect continuous Tense. The Pattern of Past perfect continuous Tense ( + ) Subject + had + been + Ving                                 Randy…

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    The Function of Present perfect continuous Tense

     The Function of Present perfect continuous Tense. After sharing about Present Perfect Tense in the previous post, now I want to continue sharing about grammar. In this case I want to share about Present Perfect Continuous Tense.        When we are talking about Present Perfect Continuous Tense, it means that we are talking about an action that started in the past and continued until recently or that continue into the future.        For the complete information, let’s go to the following pattern and function of Present Perfect Continuous Tense                                                                                            Pattern ( + ) Subject + has/have + been + Ving                                 Dandy…

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    Pattern of Future Continuous Tense

     Pattern of Future Continuous Tense. As we know there are many patterns related to the sentence based on its function. In this occasion I will continue sharing about grammar. In this case I will share about Future Continuous Tense, so let’s to the topic.        Future Continuous actually has two different patterns: they use “will be Verb1-ing ” and “be going to be verb1-ing.” There is no difference between using “will be Verb1-ing ” or “be going to be verb1-ing.”  It means that their patterns are usually interchangeable. The complete pattern of Future Continuous Tense are Pattern of Future Continuous Tense using “Will“    …

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    The Pattern of Passive and Active Voice

     The Pattern of Passive and Active Voice. When we talk about the passive voice, there is no doubt we will also talk about the active voice. So below we will share about active and passive voice. The use of Active and Passive Voice We use the active form to say what the subject does. For example: I speak English every day at work. I repaired the flat tire on the car. read more

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    The Pattern of 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, Pattern ( + ) 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 +…