Posted by: Idioma Extra | April 11, 2012

Grammar Guru

Verb Tense Changes and Consistency

When we tell stories about our lives, we often will keep the verbs in the same tense. For instance, if I am telling a story about what I did over Semana Santa, I will likely use the Simple Past. However, there are times when I will want to shift (or change) tenses. This is one of the more difficult things to learn how to do consistently well.

Check out these self-access quizzes to see how you do with when to change verb tenses within a sentence: Tense Consistency Exercises

Click here to read more about this issue and get some useful tips: Controlling Shifts in Verb Tenses


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