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MASTERING TENSES Module

Prepared by WAN A AZLAN BAHAROM English Language Panel

Simple Present Past Future

Continuous Perfect Present Present Past Past Future Future

MASTERING TENSES (THE FORM CHANGING OF ACTION VERBS)

SUBJECTS
PRESENT PR. CONTINUOUS

VERBS
PAST PS. CONTINUOUS

OBJECTS was going was walking was running was eating was drinking was sleeping was talking was visiting was buying was reading was taking was following was working was writing
to the market to the zoo to school in the field in the race fried noodles fried rice grass a fish in the canteen at the restaurant some milk a cup of tea a glass of milk in the bedroom their grandparents my cousins a new car a pen the tickets

go walk run eat drink sleep talk visit buy read take follow work write

am going am walking am running am eating am drinking am sleeping am talking am visiting am buying am reading am taking am following am working am writing

went walked ran ate drank slept talked visited bought read took followed worked wrote

MASTERING TENSES (THE FORM CHANGING OF ACTION VERBS)

SUBJECTS
PRESENT PR. CONTINUOUS

VERBS
PAST PS. CONTINUOUS

OBJECTS was going was walking was running was eating was drinking was sleeping was talking was visiting was buying was reading was taking was following was working was writing
to the market to the zoo to school in the field in the race fried noodles fried rice grass a fish in the canteen at the restaurant some milk a cup of tea a glass of milk in the bedroom their grandparents my cousins a new car a pen the tickets

Ali Ros He She It The boy The girl The man The old man My father The cat My mother

goes walks runs eats drinks sleeps talks visits buys reads takes follows works writes

is going is walking is running is eating is drinking is sleeping is talking is visiting is buying is reading is taking is following is working is writing

went walked ran ate drank slept talked visited bought read took followed worked wrote

MASTERING TENSES (THE FORM CHANGING OF ACTION VERBS)

SUBJECTS
PRESENT PR. CONTINUOUS

VERBS
PAST PS. CONTINUOUS

OBJECTS

Ali and Abu Ros and Siti They We You The boys The girls The men The old men My parents My grandparents

go walk run eat drink sleep talk visit buy read take follow work write

are going are walking are running are eating are drinking are sleeping are talking are visiting are buying are reading are taking are following are working are writing

went walked ran ate drank slept talked visited bought read took followed worked wrote

were going were walking were running were eating were drinking were sleeping were talking were visiting were buying were reading were taking were following were working were writing

to the market to the zoo to school in the field in the race fried noodles fried rice grass a fish in the canteen at the restaurant some milk a cup of tea a glass of milk in the bedroom their grandparents my cousins a new car a pen the tickets

Simple Future Tense and Future Continuous Tense


Subject
Singular Plural

Modal Verb
shall will go walk run eat drink sleep

Object
to the market to the zoo to school in the field in the race fried noodles fried rice a cup of tea In the bedroom their grandparents the letter the car in the workshop the food the books

Singular Plural

shall will

be visiting be buying be reading be taking be following be working be writing

STAGE 1 :Understand the verbs.


go walk run eat drink sleep talk Visit buy read take follow work write = = = = = = = = = = = = = = pergi jalan berlari makan minum tidur cakap melawat beli baca bawa/ambil ikut bekerja tulis

STAGE 2 :

SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE

FORMULA:
Eg: 1. 2. 3.

Subj + v (present) + obj

Ali eats fried rice. He drinks tea. They watch television.

Exercise 1. Write simple present tense sentences. Saya pergi ke pasar. Ali jalan kaki ke pasar. Mereka berlari ke pasar. Dia (lelaki) pergi ke sekolah. Dia (perempuan) tulis sepucuk surat.

STAGE 3 :
FORMULA:
Eg: 1.

PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE


Subj + V2B(present) + V (ing)
Ali + is He + is They + are + eating + drinking + watching

+ obj.

+ fried rice. + tea. + television.

Exercise 1. Write simple present continuous tense sentences. Saya sedang dalam perjalanan ke pasar. Ali sedang berjalan kaki ke pasar. Mereka sedang berlari ke pasar. Dia (L) sedang dalam perjalanan ke sekolah.

Dia (P) sedang menulis sepucuk surat.

STAGE 4 : SIMPLE PAST TENSE


FORMULA: Subj + v (past) + obj

Eg: 1.

Ali + ate He + drank They + watch

+ fried rice. + tea. + television.

Exercise 1. Write simple past tense sentences.


Saya pergi ke pasar. Ali jalan kaki ke pasar. Mereka berlari ke pasar. Dia (lelaki) pergi ke sekolah. Dia (perempuan) tulis sepucuk surat

STAGE 5 : PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE


FORMULA: Eg: 1. Subj + V2B(past) + V (ing) Ali + was He + was They + were + eating + drinking + watching + obj. + fried rice. + tea. + television

Exercise 1. Write simple past continuous tense sentences.

Saya sedang dalam perjalanan ke pasar.


Ali sedang berjalan kaki ke pasar. Mereka sedang berlari ke pasar. Dia (L) sedang dalam perjalanan ke sekolah. Dia (P) sedang menulis sepucuk surat.

Conclusion
FORMULA: FORMULA: FORMULA: FORMULA: Subj + v (present) + obj Subj + V2B(present) + V (ing)+ obj Subj + v (past) + obj Subj + V2B(past) + V (ing) + obj.

Success Always