Simple Tips to Improve Writing Skill

Simple Tips to Improve Writing Skill

Simple Tips to Improve Writing Skill

Simple Tips to Improve Writing Skill

       Writing is intimidating to a lot of people, particularly those who don’t write for a living or on a regular basis. But in my opinion that writing doesn’t have to be agonizing, and almost anybody can improve their writing skills with a little discipline and a willingness to learn. And Here are some simple steps that we can take to improve our English writing skills: (Also read : Facebook Friend Chronology)

  1. Focus On What You Write About

This first step is arguably the most important.

Before implementing the other tips be clear on the type of style you are going to need. If you are writing about sport, then focus on sport. If you are taking the recreation, get resources focused on this. Be clear on what you’re going to be writing about. Then, move on to next steps.

  1. Expand your vocabulary

To express yourself clearly, you need a good active vocabulary. That’s not just being able to recognise lots of words – it means actually being able to use them correctly. Do this by learning new words with example sentences, not just word lists. read more

Difference between Simple Past and Past Continuous Tense

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:

  1. I lived there for 6 years.
  2. I only found out a few moments ago.
  3. I asked her but she didn’t know anything.
  4. The company made 100 people redundant last year.

B. The most common use of the past continuous tense is to talk about something that was happening around a particular time in the past [to emphasize the continuity of the action]. (Also read other article at : Gemuruh Petir Menyertai Hujan)

Examples:

  1. What were you doing at 8 o’clock last night? I was watching television.

(I started watching television before 8 o’clock and I continued watching it after 8 o’clock.)

  1. In 1994 he was working in a small town in Poland.

(he started working in 1994 and he continued working in a small town in Poland after 1994.) read more

Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense

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:

  1. Regular actions or events
  • He plays tennis most weekends.
  • We have fasting a month on Ramadhan.
  • I eat rice three times a day.
  1. Facts
  • The sun rises in the east.
  • The earth is round.
  • Water consists of H2O.
  1. Facts known about the future
  • We leave at 8.30 next Monday.
  • They have meeting at 10.00 tomorrow.
  • Persebaya fights to Arema FC next Wednesday.
  1. Thoughts and feelings about the time of speaking
  • I don’t feel very well.
  • This meatball tastes delicious.

B.  The Present Continuous is used for:

  1. The time of speaking (‘now’)
  • Shh, I’m trying to hear what they are saying .
  • We are using the Internet.
  • (Also read other article at : Jenis Profesi Dalam Bahasa Inggris)
  • He is studying English grammar.
  1. Things which are true at the moment but not always
  • We’re looking for a new flat.
  • I’m looking for a new apartment.
  • He’s thinking about leaving his job.
  • They’re considering making an appeal against the judgment.
  • Are you getting enough sleep?
  1. Present plans for the future
  • We’re having dinner with them next week.
  • We’re going on holiday tomorrow.
  • (Also read other article at : Beautiful Nature of Indonesia)
  • I’m meeting my boyfriend tonight.
  • Are they visiting you next rainy season?

For getting information about the differences of Simple Present Tense and Present Continuous Tense, let’s look at these examples :

  • I don’t usually have cereals for breakfast but I’m having some this morning because there is nothing else.
  • I often cycle to work but I’m taking the car this morning because it’s
  • raining very hard.
  • I’m thinking about having my hair cut short but I don’t think my
  • husband will be very happy about it.
  • My parents live in Washington but I’m just visiting.
  • She usually plays the violin, but he’s playing bass guitar tonight.
  • The weather forecast was good, but it’s raining at the moment.

Note how, in all these examples, we use the present continuous to talk about events which are temporary/limited in time and the present simple to talk about events which are habits/permanent.

       That’s all the material about Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense we can share for this occasion. We hope the post above can increase our understanding about Grammar, especially about the Difference Between Simple and Present Continuous Tense. (Also read other article at : UAS Bahasa Inggris Kelas 11 Semester 2) read more

Procedure Text How to Make Simple Sandwich

Procedure Text How to Make Simple Sandwich

Procedure Text How to Make Simple Sandwich

Procedure Text How to Make Simple Sandwich

       The following post is a video of procedure text about the way of making SimpleSandwich which it is presented by JAUHAROTUL KHABIBAH fom IX-D class, Junior High School (SMP) 1 Tarik, Sidoarjo, East Java. Her e-mail address is Jauharotulkh30@gmail.com. (Also read : Speech about Corruption In Indonesia)

       The purpose of publishing this video is giving appreciation to her for her effort to increase her courage in improving her speaking skill. Our other goal in publishing this video is to support her other friends and all readers, especially everyone who are still studying in Junior High School, so they are not embarrassed in conveying their idea. (Also read other article at : I Love My Sister)

       Although the performance of the presentation is not as good as the experts, however, the video of presentation below can be used as an evidence that our students can improve and perform their skill in achievement of her action to implement English Material, especially combination of reading material, especially procedure text, speaking skill and act performance. read more

Latihan Soal Uraian Simple Present Tense

Latihan Soal Uraian Simple Present Tense

Latihan Soal Uraian Simple Present Tense

      Melatih diri dengan mengerjakan Latihan Soal Uraian Simple Present Tense secara online akan sangat membantu kita dalam mendalami materi pelajaran Bahasa Inggris tentang Simple Present Tense baik itu bagi siswa maupun orang lain yang ingin mengembangkan Bahasa Inggrisnya. Dengan banyak berlatih mengerjakan soal secara online akan banyak menambah wawasan kita tentang materi yang sudah kita pelajari.(Berlatihlah juga pada : Ulangan Harian Question Word)

      Untuk itulah dibawah ini akan kami bagikan Latihan Soal Uraian Simple Present Tense dari mata pelajaran Bahasa Inggris yang dapat digunakan oleh adik-adik, terutama siswa siswi Sekolah Menengah Pertama (SMP) maupun Tsanawiyah untuk berlatih mengerjakan soal berbasis computer yang akan dihadapi adik –adik nanti.

Langsung saja ke Latihan Soal Uraian Simple Present Tense dibawah ini.

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Example of Simple Present Tense

Example of Simple Present Tense

Example of Simple Present Tense

      After discussing the material of Simple Present Tense, now we want to share some of example of Simple Present Tense in order we have more understanding about it. Below is the post of Example of Simple Present Tense we can share to make the readers have more understanding about simple tense. (also read the material : The function of Simple Present Tense)

These are some sentence of Example of Simple Present Tense.

Statement (Positive):

  • Anita speaks English very well.
  • My uncle lives in very small house.
  • Joni rides a motorcycle to school.
  • My parents usually read newspaper in the morning.
  • They play basketball every Sunday.
  • I pay tax every month.
  • They watch Korean drama.
  • I help my mother at house.
  • You sing Ed Sheeran’s songs melodiously.
  • Tini goes to school by bus.
  • Melia eats rice every morning.
  • He lives in Bandung.
  • I am the best pianist in my town.
  • You are Mrs. Rania’s best student.
  • They are on the seventh floor.
  • She always washes her face before going to bed.
  • The sun rises from the east every day.
  • Cheetah is the fastest animal in the world.
  • Working whole day makes my body so tired.
  • Mother always takes care her child every time.
  • Government gives fund to poor people as a compensation of new oil policy.
  • Several national televisions broadcast their program 24 hours a day.
  • I want to lose you again.
  • I need your reason coming late.
  • read more

    Pattern and usage of Simple Past Tense

    Pattern and usage of Simple Past Tense

    Pattern and usage of Simple Past Tense

    Pattern and usage of Simple Past Tense

           After sharing about Simple Present, Present Continuous and others for grammar, now is the time for me to share other kinds of tenses. In this case is sharing about Simple Past Tense. In this share I will share the pattern, the usage, time signal and examples so let’s discuss. (Also read : Types of Conditional Sentence)

     

    Pattern

    There are two pattern of Simple Past Tense

    1.   ( + ) Subject + Verb2

                              e.g  They worked together .

               ( – ) Subject + did not + Verb1

                        e.g  They did not work together.

                ( ? ) Did + Subject + Verb1

                        e.g  Did they work together?

    1. ( + ) Subject + was/were

           e.g  She was happy.

                   They were happy

             ( – ) Subject + was/were + not

              e.g  She was not happy.

                       They were not happy

              ( ? ) Was/Were + Subject

                e.g  Was she happy? read more