How to Pronounce 'PERSEVERATE'- English Grammar
In this episode, we cover the pronunciation of the word perseverate. This word refers to the continuity of something, especially repitition.
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I did find some of the classroom activities helpfu.
Since I teach younger students, we probably won't ever get much past simple past tens.
It is also a good reminder that it is very difficult to learn English with all the irregularities and cases where there is not a rule or the rule is not followe.
It reminds me to be patient with my students! Most native speakers struggle with these, but they are at an advantage to knowing what \"sounds righ.
\"§1486533727 4725333§78002§1115§"unit 6 -THE PASS TENSES
1. Pass Simple -Form: Regular verbs (affirmative, add 'ed' or 'd' to the base form of the verb), (negative, add ' did not' or ' didn't ' before the base form), ( Question, add 'did' plus subject before the base form) Irregular verbs for example, (base form: have, pass simple: had) -Usages: The pass simple tense is used for actions completed at a definite time in the pas.
For example; for a past action when the time is given .
John died in
1990. When the time is asked abou.
For example; when did the civil war break out.
When the action clearly took place at a definite time even though this time is not mentione.
For example; we arrived 20 Minutes lat.
-Form: Past tense of the auxiliary verb 'be' ( was/were)+ the present participle ( verb +ing) Affirmative: subject (+ was/were +verb +ing ) Negative: subject (+was/were +not+verb+ing) Question: was/were +subject +verb +ing -Usages: We use the continuous tense in descriptions For interrupted past actions Used without a time expressio.
Mistakes: Used of ing with state verbs Confusion with past simple
3. Past perfect -Form: Affirmative:subject + had + past participle Negative: subject + had + not + past participle Question: had + subject + past participle Activate stage teaching ideas; Give students a final situation and ask them to think of reasons why that situation had happene.
4. Past Perfect Continuous -Form: Affirmative: subject + had + been + verb + ing Negative: subject + had + not + been + verb + ing Question: had + subject + been + verb + ing -Usage: When talking about longer actions or situations in the past that had been going on Continuously up to the past moment that we are thinking about Common students mistakes /errors: The omission of either one of the auxiliary verbs 'had' and ' been' or the failure to add 'ing' to the main for.
Learning about the past tenses was a reminder of the basic forms and usage.