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    Default Could you help me please ?

    Hello teacher

    I want book or story in all tenses . I mean the same story in the past , present , future and perfect .


    this is important to me .I searched but I didn't find anything .

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    You are very unlikely to find one story in the past, present and future. Most stories relate what the writer maintains happened in the past. Science fiction stories normally relate will supposedly happen in the future. Why would any one write a story in three different forms?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    You are very unlikely to find one story in the past, present and future. Most stories relate what the writer maintains happened in the past. Science fiction stories normally relate will supposedly happen in the future. Why would any one write a story in three different forms?
    just I think someone who able to write in different time .I need this because it's will help me to understand grammar very well .

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    Default Re: Could you help me please ?

    Everyone is able to write in different tenses in the same piece, but there is usually no necessity to do so. Read different books written in different tenses and you will learn lots of vocabulary and grammar.

    Here is an important lesson about written English:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single punctuation mark.
    - DO NOT put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space after a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 29-Jan-2013 at 20:31. Reason: Typo
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Could you help me please ?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Everyone is able to write in different tenses in the same piece, but there is usually no necessity to do so. Read different books written in different tenses and you will learn lots of vocabulary and grammar.

    Here is an important lesson about written English:

    - Start every sentence with a capital letter.
    - End every sentence with a single punctuation mark.
    - DO NOT put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    - Always put a space before a comma, full stop, question mark or exclamation mark.
    You mean "after" for the last rule.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    You mean "after" for the last rule.
    I do indeed. Duly fixed. Must stop posting from my phone.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: Could you help me please ?

    Quote Originally Posted by super computer View Post
    I searched but I didn't find anything .
    That may well be because such a story does not exist- I have never heard of one that followed this pattern.

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    Default Re: Could you help me please ?

    I doubt if one exists in any language.

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    Thanks for you

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