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Basic English gramma

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Adverbs of frequency such as always, never, sometimes, often, rarely, etc. generally go ____ the verb. Adverbs of frequency such as always, never, sometimes, often, rarely, etc. generally go before the verb. Examples: Susan often goes shopping. I never gamble. They always sleep early. However, with the verb to be, they go after the verb.
The most common order of words in sentences is as follows Subject + Verb + Object Examples: Sally speaks English. John reads the newspaper.
In English, the place is usually mentioned ___ the time. In English, the place is usually mentioned before the time. Examples: I go to the supermarket every Saturday. (NOT: I go every Saturday to the supermarket) Bill has lived in London for 10 years. (NOT: Bill has lived for 10 years in London)
general action, habitual action, general truth I work in a hospital. Present Simple
ongoing or temporary action Sorry, I can’t talk right now. I am working. Present Continuous / Present Progressive
Usage: completed action or condition Example: I worked for ten hours yesterday. Past Simple
Usage: past ongoing action, past interrupted action Example: I was working on my project when you called. Past Continuous / Past Progressive
Usage: planned or unplanned future action Example: I will work at the main branch next week. Future
Usage: action that happened at an indefinite time in the past and continues to the present Example: I have worked at the bank for three years. Present Perfect
Usage: past action that happened before another past action. Example: I had already worked for several years before I got married. Past Perfect
Usage: future action that will happen before another future action Example: I will have worked here for five years next July. Future Perfect
Usage: past action that started in the past and continues to the present Example: I have been working on that project for the last two weeks. Present Perfect Continuous / Present Perfect Progressive
Usage: past ongoing action that was completed before some other past action Example: I had been sleeping at my desk when my boss fired me. Past Perfect Continuous / Past Perfect Progressive
Usage: future ongoing action that will occur before another action Example: I will have been working here for ten years tomorrow, so we’re having a party. Future Perfect Continuous / Future Perfect Progressive
I work. The work is done. Present Simple
I am working. The work is being done. Present Continuous / Present Progressive
I worked. The work was done. Past Simple
I was working. The work was being done. Past Continuous / Past Progressive
I will work. I’m going to work. The work will be done. The work is going to be done. Future
I have worked. The work has been done. Present Present
I had worked. The work had been done. Past Perfect
I will have worked. The work will have been done. Future Perfect
I have been working. Present Perfect Continuous / Present Perfect Progressive
I had been working. Past Perfect Continuous / Past Perfect Progressive
I will have been working. Future Perfect Continuous / Future Present Progressive
I work. (every day / morning / night) /always never / sometimes / usually / frequently / rarely / seldom / Present Simple
I am working. now / right now / at the present time / this weekend / Present Continuous / Present Progressive
I worked. yesterday / last night / last (week / month / year) / last (summer / winter) / Past Simple
I was working. while / when / Past Continuous / Past Progressive
I will work. I’m going to work. tomorrow / next (week / month /year) / in the future / soon / Future
I have worked. since / until now / ever / never / for two (hours / days / months) / many times / Present Present
I had worked. already / by the time / till then / till that time / Past Perfect
by the time… already The work will have been done. Future Perfect
for the past four years / for the last two days / up to now Present Perfect Continuous / Present Perfect Progressive
I had been working. before / since / for three (hours / days / weeks) Past Perfect Continuous / Past Perfect Progressive
I will have been working /by the time/ for six (months / years) Future Perfect Continuous / Future Present Progressive
Created by: qrubit