It’s knowledge, baby

Welcome to the jungle!

Revision [1/3]

Today,  i start my studies on english in home… And, i will to revise somethings and i will share it with you! =)

Let´s start of begin!😛

Simple Present
– Use ASI (auxiliary subject infinitive) or QUASI (question word, auxiliary, subject, infinite) to help ou with word order in questions;
– Put adverbs of frequency, e.g. usually, always, before the main verb and after be;

Affirmative
Subject + infinite (without to)
I drink
He drinks

Negative
Subject + do/does + not + main verb in the infinitive way
I don´t drink
He doesn´t drink

Interrogative
Do/Does + subject + verb in the infinitive way
Do you watch TV?
Does he play tennis?

Present Continuous
– Use the present continuous for actions in progress at the time of speaking or the future arrangements.

Be + Verb + -ing
I´m waiting for a friend
I´m going to the café.

Action and Non-action verbs
– Verbs which describe actions can be used in the present simple or continuous;
– Verbs which describe states or feelings aren´t normally used in the present continuous.

Present Perfect
– Use the present perfect for the actions that start in the past and still happening at the moment.

Affirmative
Subject + Have/Has + main verb in the participle way + complement
You have sutudied hard lately.
Jon has already visited New York.

Negative
Subject + Have/Has + Not + main verb in the participle way + complement
They haven´t painted.
He hasn´t painted.

Interrogative
Have/Has + subject + main verb in the participle way + complement
Have you finished yet?
Has he just arrived at the airport?

Present perfect continuous
– Use the present perfect continuous with for and since with action verbs
– Use the present perfect continuous for actions which have been going on very recently. They have usually just stopped.

Affirmative
Subject + have + verb to be in the present perfect way + main verb + -ing
Nicholas has been doing his homework for hours!

Past
Subject + had + verb to be in the present perfect way + main verb + -ing
I had been playing the most difficult roles when they offered me that trash

Conditional
Subject + would + have + verb to bein the present perfect way + main verb + -ing
She whould have been shouting with me if i hadn´t told her the truth.

Att.: With non-action verbs use the present perfect simple NOT the present perfect continuous with for and since.

fevereiro 3, 2009 - Posted by | English | , , , ,

2 Comentários »

  1. Grande Marco,

    excelente iniciativa, parabéns!!!

    Gostei muito da sua “revision”. Pode continuar.

    It´s knowledge, brother. Congratulations !

    Antonio

    Comentário por Antonio | fevereiro 9, 2009

  2. Thanks Antonio!

    Your comment is a big pleasure for me! =D

    See you brother!

    Comentário por Marco Rosner | fevereiro 17, 2009


Deixe uma resposta

Preencha os seus dados abaixo ou clique em um ícone para log in:

Logotipo do WordPress.com

Você está comentando utilizando sua conta WordPress.com. Sair / Alterar )

Imagem do Twitter

Você está comentando utilizando sua conta Twitter. Sair / Alterar )

Foto do Facebook

Você está comentando utilizando sua conta Facebook. Sair / Alterar )

Foto do Google+

Você está comentando utilizando sua conta Google+. Sair / Alterar )

Conectando a %s

%d blogueiros gostam disto: