Created on September 17, 2023
GONZALEZ DE LEIJA DIEGO MIRAMON 305
QUESTION FORM: Do/Does + Subject + Verb + ComplementEXAMPLESDo you work ? Does he play the piano?Yes, I do No, he does not
NEGATIVE FORM: Subject + Do/Does + Not + verb + Complemet EXAMPLESI DO NOT PLAY THE PIANO SHE DOES NOT WORK MY TV DO NOT WORK
AFFIRMATIVE FORM: Subject + verb + complement EXAMPLES I SING A SONG HE PLAY THE PIANO WE DO THE HOMEWORK
QUESTION FORM: Verb to be + Subject + Verb in gerund + Complement + ?EXAMPLESAre the children going to school?Am I dreaming?Is the baby crying?
Negative form: Subject + Verb to be + Not + Verb in gerund+ complementEXAMPLESChildren are not going to schoolThe boys are not playing at the parkThe baby is not crying
Affirmative form:Subject + Verb to be + Verb in gerund + complementEXAMPLESChildren are going to school. The boys are playing in the park. The baby is crying out loud.
To describe dynamic actions that happen repeatedly, are currently happening, or will be happening in the near future.
Question Form: Did + Subject + Verb in infinitive + Complement + ?EXAMPLESDid John Cabot sailed to america?Did he lived Fiji in 1976?Did my father died last year?
Negative form: Subject + Did not + Vern in infinitive + ComplementEXAMPLES John Cabot did not sail to america in 1498My father did not die last yearI did not eat pizza
Affirmative form: Subject + Verb in past + ComplementEXAMPLESJohn Cabot sailed to America in 1498. My father died last year. He lived in Fiji in 1976.
It is used to talk about an action that concluded in a time prior to the current one.
Question form: Was/were + Subject + Verb in gerund + Complement + ?EXAMPLESWas It snowing yesterday?Were you working?Were they eating pizza?
Negative form: Subject + was/were + not + verb in gerund + Complement EXAMPLESIt was not snowing yesterdayThey were not eating pizzaYou were not working yesterday
Affirmative form: Subject + was/were + Verb in gerund + complement EXAMPLESIt was snowing yesterday. They were eating at the restaurant. You were working yesterday.
shows us that the action was already in progress at a certain time in the past.