Month: December 2008

Poem on importance of time in english

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Identification: when the work will be going on and there is indication of time. The time of the sentence is future. 1. I shall have been doing this work since morning. 2. He will have been studying for his examinations. Helping verbs used: shall have been, will have been Affirmative: use of shall has been with I …

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Poem on importance of time in english

Future Perfect Tense

Identification: when the work is not completed but will be completed in future. The difference between future perfect and future continuous is that in future continuous, there is no surety about work being completed. It will be done—but in future perfect, it will be completed by the subject. In the future, the subject will be …

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Poem on importance of time in english

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

Identification: when the work is not going on but began in the past and there is indication of time. The time of the sentence is past. 1. I had been doing this work for 2 hours. 2. My friends had been coming to my house for weeks. Helping verbs used: had been Affirmative: use of had been …

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Poem on importance of time in english

Future Continuous Tense

Identification: when the work is pending and will be done. The time of the sentence is future. 1. I shall be doing my work. 2. My mother will be giving me tea. 3. You will be coming to my home. Helping verbs used: will be, shall be Affirmative: use of shall be with I and We; use of …

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