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  1. Newbie
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    tenses

    Can anybody help with the following tenses?

    I am washing my hair

    I am washing my hair tomorrow night

    Cement sets at 20 degrees

    I have learnt Spanish

    I have been learning Spanish

    Is anybody there? I would be gratefulf or any reply - thankyou!

    Many thanks
    Last edited by jonjo; 18-Aug-2008 at 00:58. Reason: up-date


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    Re: tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by jonjo View Post
    Can anybody help with the following tenses?

    I am washing my hair Present Continuous

    I am washing my hair tomorrow night Present Continuous (referring to the future)

    Cement sets at 20 degrees Present Simple

    I have learnt Spanish Present Perfect

    I have been learning Spanish Present Perfect Continuous

    Is anybody there? I would be gratefulf or any reply - thankyou!

    Many thanks
    Is this what you want?

    I hope I'm not doing your home/coursework for you because you won't learn anything unless you work it out for yourself.

    I am not a teacher.

  2. Newbie
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    Re: tenses

    Many thanks - that's great - no it's not homework - just a little confused by time elements.

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    #4

    Re: tenses

    Quote Originally Posted by colloquium View Post
    Is this what you want?

    I hope I'm not doing your home/coursework for you because you won't learn anything unless you work it out for yourself.

    I am not a teacher.
    Correct answer.There is nothing to add.


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    #5

    Re: tenses

    I am washing my hair ( present continuous) doing the action now.

    I am washing my hair tomorrow night. (present continuous) idicates the future

    Cement sets at 20 degrees (present simple) fact

    I have learnt Spanish( present perfect) finished action

    I have been learning Spanish( present perfect continuous) incomplete action.

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