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By Theresa

To Be: Indicative Active
Indicative: is a fact or as actually existing

I am you are he/she/it is we are you are they are

I was you were he// was we were you were they were

I will you will he will we will you will they will

Present Perfect:
I have been you have been he has been we have been you have been they have been

has qualities of present and past

Past Perfect:
I had been you had been he had been

has qualities of an action which was progressing but which is now complete.

pron+verb to have present I am having a talk. I am happy.we had been you had been they had been Future Perfect: I will have been you will have been he will have been we will have been you will have been they will have been has qualities of future and past. Something that has happened and will continue. I am Xavier. You would like potatoes. they find they found they will find you + like potato you like potatoes You liked potatoes You will like potatoes. I will have had a talk. I will have a talk present perfect I have been having a talk I have had a talk. I had been happy. I will have been happy. I had a talk future I will be having a talk. they will have found to find 3 pl. I have a talk. I will be happy in November I am having a talk. I will be happy. = past perfect. POTENTIAL . I was happy. = present perfect. they had found future perfect I will have been having a talk. past I was having a talk. I have been happy. they have found past perfect I had been having a talk I had had a talk.

Could future I could speak Spanish. may or might: implies the possibility. Hebrew. and Spanish songs. Can present You can speak English better than I can speak Spanish! I can be very organized with my career. May I go to the restroom? I may go to another country for college. They can sing in Latin. They might eat bugs in Africa. liberty. You could call it a table. I might learn German next year. probability. I may eat a bug if you pay me 1000 dollars. May: present or short lasting You may call me Tere if you want. must: denotes necessity. Might: long lasting or in the future I might speak Spanish if I were Mexican. I could go to ID if I pass the toefl test. I might go to bed at 23. .or liability of acting or being in a certain state: Would / should / must / could / can / might / may Can or could: shows the power to do something. wishing. the ability to perform a task. if I learned. duty. permission. French.00 o`clock. Sometimes they even can sing German. necessity. must: We must go to bed to not be too tired tomorrow. We can study together if we want. I am sure I have that power waiting to be used.Power. We could not sing in any language. and English in my school choir. I do not know what their name is however.

should: I should help with the chores at home which my Mom gives me. . as it is not polite. wish. I would let you read my books .We must eat vegetables to be healthy. Should we stop the chatting and focus on the lessons? How should I know about fishing if I live in the desert How should we know if we are right. I would score 79 in the toelf test. if everything is relative to the point of view? would implies inclination. but now I should not ask for my gift back. I would love to read your books. He must work to be able to support a family. therefore should implies duty or obligation.if I had them. if you keep teaching me. They must go to school or they will not learn to read and write. should:shows that an action is not dependent on the doer’s will but of someone else ( another person ). or desire. would: I would go to Ecuador if I had the chance and my parents ‘permission.

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