A chance to hear past simple –ed pronunciation through the story of how the British tricked the Germans in WWII
I would like to have a dog because I think that they are really cool. However, I don’t think that my lifestyle is really suited to being a dog owner: I’m out for most of the day, I live in a flat and I don’t like picking up dog poo! But if I had a dog, I would like to have a male. I could dress him up in a funny costume at Halloween.
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Using the examples of the big news stories of the year we can see how to correctly use the present perfect and the past simple.
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The story of the attempted terrorist attack on 5th November by Guy Fawkes shows us how to use the past tenses in English grammar (past simple, past continuous, past perfect, past perfect continuous and used to).