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12 verb tenses and their usage

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The 12 verb tenses and what they can be used for. English grammar lesson

Via Learning Basic English vocabulary and grammar, Malachy Scullion, Lynnette Van Dyke
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Once you have finished reading this article, create two rows, either for 'Simple', 'Continuous', 'Perfect' or'Perfect Continuous' and using your own words fill these out with a Past, Present and Future tense sentences. 

 

e.g: I threw a ball yesterday - I threw a ball today - I will throw a ball tomorrow. 

 

Once you have done this, compare with a group and discuss the following:

1) Why this is an important piece of information for 21st Century Learners?

2) Why do verb tenses need to be considered in our writing?

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Learning Basic English vocabulary and grammar's curator insight, August 8, 2013 12:19 AM

The 12 verb tenses and what they can be used for. please re-scoop as it is a must for people learning English grammar

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How Much Should Grammar Matter to Bloggers? - Search Engine Journal

How Much Should Grammar Matter to Bloggers? - Search Engine Journal | English for the 21st Century Learner | Scoop.it
Is a relentless focus on good grammar keeping some people from sharing their stories? And why is that a bad thing? (RT @sejournal: How Much Should Grammar Matter to Bloggers?
Riley Cavanagh's insight:

This blog highlights why grammar is a dying art and why it should be utilized more. As you read this article, think about why grammar is important to us, and why there may be a decline of it online. Is this just an online fad? Are people just lazy? If so, why? 

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