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    chardie18 is offline Newbie
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    Default What tense is this sentence.....

    Hello,

    I am having trouble working out the tense of this sentence...

    so I might stay somewhere else next time

    Thanks so much!

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    Default Re: What tense is this sentence.....

    As a teacher, what are your thoughts?

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    Default Re: What tense is this sentence.....

    I am learning to teach... hence why I am asking the question. Anyone?

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    Default Re: What tense is this sentence.....

    Geez.
    And teacher expects us to do his homework for him!
    You'll find you won't get spoon-fed on this site, without a bit of 'have a go' first on your part. As a native speaker yourself, quadruple so.

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    Luizao is offline Member
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    Default Re: What tense is this sentence.....

    well you're talking about the future...

    It's a modal verb (might) which means it always needs to be used in conjuction with a standard verb (in this case "stay") to express possibility/likelihood of doing something (in this case in the future).

    I might play football
    I might call you etc...

    Brush up on your modal verbs, they're important and really useful.

    The very best of luck with your teaching mate

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