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    Martina Durisova is offline Newbie
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    Smile Simple Past tense or Present perfect tense?

    I would like to ask for help with the correction of tenses.
    I am writing a letter to my friend and I am writing her:

    • I have a great time because I found a great boyfriend. Are the tenses correct?

    Shouldn´t I use:
    I am having a great time because I have found a great boyfriend.

    What tense shoud I use at the beginning:


    • In my letter I will write you./ I am going to write you or/ I am writing to you about the life of teenagers in Slovakia


    Thank you for the help!
    Martina Durisova

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    Default Re: Simple Past tense or Present perfect tense?

    Quote Originally Posted by Martina Durisova View Post
    I would like to ask for help with the correction of tenses.
    I am writing a letter to my friend and I am writing her:

    • I have a great time because I found a great boyfriend. Are the tenses correct?

    Shouldn´t I use:
    I am having a great time because I have found a great boyfriend.

    What tense shoud I use at the beginning:


    • In my letter I will write you./ I am going to write you or/ I am writing to you about the life of teenagers in Slovakia


    Thank you for the help!
    Martina Durisova
    I'm having a great time because I have found (or I found) a great boyfriend.

    In this letter, I'm going to tell you about the life of Slovakian teenagers.
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