3.34.3: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Hello students! Congratulations on completing Years 1 and 2 of American English. Now that you are better prepared and that your American English is stronger, during years 3, 4, and 5 of your American English studies with Maestro Sersea, you will receive a different English grammar lesson each week.

You are encouraged to do your best to learn from each English grammar lesson as well as do further research via the Google search engine below if you need to learn more about each grammar topic.  Type the topic you’re searching for in the “Enhanced by Google” box below so you can search for more information.

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  1. Lesson 3.34.3: Year 3 past simple
    Everyday Grammar, ”Simple Past Present Perfect.”
    * We use the past simple for past events or actions which have no connection to the present.
    * We use the present perfect for actions which started in the past and are still happening now or finished actions which have a connection to the present.
    * We can’t use the present perfect with a finished time word.
    Below are some examples of the simple past and present perfect.
    1) Last night Iost my keys, I had to call my flat mate to let me in. (Simple past)
    I have lost my keys; can you help me look for them. (Present perfect)
    2) I have visited Paris three times. (Present perfect)
    Last year I visited Paris. (Simple past)
    3) She lived in London, when she was child (Simple past)
    She has lived in London since 19993 (present perfect)
    4) Yesterday I saw all of my friends, it was great (simple past)
    I have seen Maria three times this week. ( Present perfect)

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