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TENSES

Compiled By MEILIA PUSPITA SARI X.5

SMA NEGERI 3 KOTA TANGERANG SELATAN Jalan Benda Timur XI Komp. Pamulang Permai 2 Phone.(021) 74633772 Academic Year 2009/2010
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ABSTRACT
TENSES is a description or explanation of when an event, news, statements, actions occur in a sentence : the present, past, or will come. Or changes in the form of the verb (verbs) that corresponds to the time of occurrence and time information changes. Example sentence : 1. We go to kisaran everyday 2. We went to kisaran yesterday 3. We shall go to kisaran tomorrow 4. We are going to kisaran now 5. We have gone to kisaran

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INTRODUCTION
Thank God I'm turning to presence of Almighty GOD. On Relief, HIS mercy and guidance. The paper, entitled "TENSES" can be completed smoothly. This paper is intended to provide knowledge and insight to readers as well as broad a global communication tool. Therefore, any person in any country is expected to prevail, although only in the language of the book. No word is higher than said my thanks to : 1. ALLAH SWT. 2. Chief SMA NEGERI 3 South Tangerang city Drs. H. Sujana, M. Pd 3. Parents and all other parties who have supported and helped making this paper. Finally I realized over time, that the writing of this paper is still far from perfection in terms of contents, language and presentation. For that I expect all the criticism and suggestions from readers who are building a very perfect I would expect for this paper. In order for the future, I can do better again in the future. And hope that this paper can provide benefit to the reader. For the attention of my readers would like to thank and apologize if any mistakes. South Tangerang, June 08, 2010

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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COVER ABSTRACT.................................................................................................... 1 INTRODUCTION....................................................................................................... 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS........................................................................................... 3 CHAPTER I TENSES
1.1 Present Tense…………………………………………………………………… 4 1.2 Present Continuous Tense……………………………………………………... 4 1.3 Present Perfect Tense……………………………………………………….... 5 1.4 Past Tense……………………………………………………………………...... 5 1.5 Past Continuous Tense…………………………………………………............. 6 1.6 Past Perfect Tense…………………………………………………………….. 7

CHAPTER II CLOSING
2.1 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………... 8 2.2 Suggestion.............................................................................................................. 8

BIBLIOGRAPHY…………………………………..…………………….………….. 9

CHAPTER I
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TENSES

1.1 PRESENT TENSE
Used to express a job, deed, or the usual events, incidents or events that are already common, commands or requests to the second person or other person. Subject + Verb I (s/es) + Complement Example : • • • • • • • She eats rice at six o’clock everyday I usually have breakfast before going to office Afgan often sleeps at nine o’clock every evening Anne works five days in week A year is twelve months Please, come in, cika She asks me to do her homework

1.2 PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE
Used to express a job, deed, or events that occur at the time (time) now or is happening, events that will occur in time to come, events that made over and over again until today and as a sustainable activity. Subject + To be + V I-ing Example : • I am reading newspaper

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We are not playing volley ball now Is she eating the bread in the kitchen now ? You are visiting my uncle in Jakarta next week We are not going to sam’s house tomorrow morning I have been working hard since 2007 He has not been playing badminton for ten years

1.3 PRESENT PERFECT TENSE
Used to express a job, the act or event which has just been completed, but the timing is not specified, the events that have been done in the past and still have something to do with the time now and probably still will be done at this current time. Subject + Has/Have + V III Example : • • • • • • • They have visited your office She has not gone to Jakarta Has Noid read the magazine I have followed my friend in medan Warib has composed the biography The cat has just caught the bird in the field The have visited lombok

1.4 PAST TENSE
Used to express a job, deeds or events past and soften certain time also and have been done or happened, events that made the past

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tense even though the timing is not clearly defined and used for the supposition. Subject + Verb II + Complement Example : • • • • • • • He bought the motorcycle yesterday We played foot ball two day a go I sent yo money in Jakarta He waited me for a week If I had money, I would help him If you met her what would you said If you visited me, you must give me money

1.5 PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE
Used to express a job, deed, or event that happened (done) in the past or at the same time, one more start, at the same time soften the past. Subject + Was/Were + V I-ing Example : • • • • • • • She was writing a letter They were eating in the kitchen Were you going to shop ? He was teaching while you were caming in this house yesterday We were watching while your mother was calling us last week You were going to market when I came to your house yesterday I was making a bag when you called me last night

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1.6 PAST PERFECT TENSE
Used to declare two jobs, deeds or events that have occurred in the past, states a news which is not known directly or find out news of others. Subject + Had + V III Example : • • • • • When I had studied at home, he slept in the room I had bought the book before you gave me money She said that her darling had gone to prapat Inga said that she had finished her study Did iven say that roid had brought my bag ?

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CHAPTER II CLOSING

2.1 CONCLUSION
To make a creative person with the capability of thought frequency, one of them through language.

2.2 SUGGESTION
With the familiar English since an early age, will help the development of the child in terms of education and knowledge in accordance with the development of the current era.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY

1. Prabaswara, Brian. 2007. Kamus Ideal. Malang: Mediantara 2. Prabaswara, Brian. 2007. Grammar and Conversation. Malang: Mediantara 3. http://tensesbahasainggris.com/ 4. http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/grammar_list/zeitformen.htm 5. Leoni, Agustin. 2008. Cara Praktis Menguasai 16 tenses. Jakarta: Tangga Pustaka

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