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    Cannot figure out grammar structures!

    Here is the tefl question that i am struggling with. I have tried to answer some of them but would really appreciate some help,as i am not sure if they are right! As i am running out of time.

    For each of the following five sentences:
    (i) Identify the verb phrase.
    (ii) Name the structure.
    (iii) Label the parts of the structure.
    (iv) Describe the functional meaning conveyed by the verb in the sentence.


    Examples:

    I start work at seven every morning.
    (i) start
    (ii) present simple
    (iii) base form
    (iv) a routine

    I was living in Peru at the time.
    (i) was living
    (ii) past continuous
    (iii) auxiliary 'be' (past tense) + present participle
    (iv) an activity in progress at a specified time in the past

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    She must have spoken to her boss yesterday.
    1.Must have
    2.
    3.
    4.A speculation or deduction

    They have been celebrating for two days
    1. Have been
    2.Present perfect continuous
    3.
    4.An event that started in the past,and continues to the present and may continue in the future.

    Linda goes to the dentist twice a year.
    1.Goes to
    2.Present simple
    3.
    4.A routine or habit

    You will go to prison for your crimes
    1. Will go
    2. Future going to
    3.
    4.A warning

    Andy had never been to Singapore before.
    1.Had never
    2.Past perfect
    3.
    4.An event at an unspecified time in the past.

    Would appreciate any help :) Thankyou

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    Re: Cannot figure out grammar structures!

    We do not do homework or assignments for people.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Cannot figure out grammar structures!

    Quote Originally Posted by Livalittle View Post
    Here is the a tefl TEFL question that I am struggling with. I have tried to answer some of them but would really appreciate some help (no comma required) as I am not sure if they are right! As I am running out of time.



    I would appreciate any help :) Thankyou Thank you.
    As you now know, we don't help with any homework or assignments. Your TEFL teacher/tutor needs to see what you can do, not what we can do. Note the corrections I made (above) to the rest of your post. Given that your native language is shown as English, it is very important that whenever you post on the forum, your written English is correct. Learners frequently assume that anything posted by a native speaker must be correct so please make sure it is.

    I am closing this thread so that no-one inadvertently completes the answers for you.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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