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Narrative Tenses

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Narrative Tenses

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Narrative Tenses

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Use the past simple for completed actions in hte past which tell the main event in a story. I picked up the phone and ordered a pizza. When I saw the boy coming towards me, I said hello. She took a deep breath, tried to calm down and then spoke .

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looking around and giving orders to the other police officers around.in/2012/10/narrative-tenses.1/10/14 Narrative Tenses [http://1. all my friends had eathen and some of them had left.blogspot.html 2/4 .blogspot. b) to talk about actions in progress at or around a particular poing in a story.bp.com/Y6d99zyG99Q/UHzqowhJTiI/AAAAAAAAAS4/l3KXNGePQUE/s1600/past_continuous. He was talking loudly when the waiter brought his food. Everybody was working in the office when the electricity went off.gif] Use the past perfect to talk about actions or situations that were completed before another action in the story. and the past perfect makes the order clear.gif] Use the past continuous a) to set the general scene of a story The music was playing softly.bp. and the guests were arriving one by one. often interrupted by another (shorter) action or event (usually in the past simple). She was making jokes and telling anecdotes when the teacher asked her a difficult question. The wind was blowing gently and the birds were singing the best songs ever. [http://2.blogspot.com/YPDMe3qnYU0/UHzq2Z4RgeI/AAAAAAAAATY/eIPkdR4v1aI/s1600/past_perfect. morepracticeinenglish. When I got to the restaurant. He was moving very fast. The actions are often mentioned out of time sequence.

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