Takanori Tomita teaches you the difference between masu and mashita. You will learn how to make a present tense sentence and past tense sentence by using perfective and imperfective tenses in Japanese.
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This tutorial tells us about using helping verbs with the simple form. It also gives us information on the differences between the present, past and future tenses. •Let us see some words in the simple and past forms. Simple – Live, work, go, wake up Past – Lived, worked, went ...more
Watch to learn how to conjugate the French verb "aller" ("to go") in the past tense.
This episode goes over how one can ask and respond in the past tense when speaking in English. This video is great for advanced, intermediate, and beginner learning to speak the English as a second language (ESL).
This Spanish video lesson presents forms of regular and irregular verbs in the preterite and imperfect tenses. Watch, listen, and learn.
This three part language tutorial is a grammar lesson for lower level ESL students. Learn how to use the simple past tense with this tutorial. The past simple tense, also called the simple past is used for past actions that happened either at a specific time, which can either ...more
Learn how to use the English past tense passive voice in this how to video. The passive voice is the form of a transitive verb, that requires both a subject and one or more objects. To make the past tense passive, use "was" or "were," depending on the subject, and then add the ...more
Trying to increase your Japanese vocabulary? This video language lesson shows simple verbs in the past tense form written in Japanese as well as English while the word is clearly pronounced. Follow along while watching this video Japanese language tutorial and learn how to rea ...more
Change your speech to the past tense in French.
This video shows to pronounce regular verbs in the past tense in English.
This video shows the simple and past tense forms of regular verbs in English.
In this ESL lesson, learn how to correctly pronounce past tense regular verbs in English.
Learn how to construct yes or no questions in the past tense in English. The helping verb "did" and the simple form of the main verb make a question.
Learn how to use the simple and past tense forms of irregular verbs in English.
This video will teach you the 3 different pronunciations of the past tense -ed. If you leave off this little ending, many of your native American English speakers will seriously be lost! This video is best for people learning to reduce their accent or students learning English ...more
Learn how to pronounce regular verbs in English with this ESL tutorial. In English, the "ed" ending might be a "d" or a "t," depending on what comes before it. Watch this how to video and you'll be speaking English in no time.
Watch this video to review the affirmative past tense and to learn how to conjugate Japanese verbs in the negative past tense. Part 1 of 3 - How to Conjugate Japanese verbs in the past negative tense. Part 2 of 3 - How to Conjugate Japanese verbs in the past negative tense. ...more
An English teacher shows how to make the past perfect tense: had + past participle. The past perfect shows that something happened before another past event.
This video tutorial in the Language category will show you how to understand the sequence of tenses for English. This is useful when you want to change direct speech to indirect speech and also for understanding conditional sentences. When the sentence is originally in the pre ...more
In this video, we learn how to use the verb "be" in different tenses. This verb changes depending on the verb tense and subject in which it's used. In the present tense, "I am", "we are", "you are", etc can be used. In the past tense "I was", "you were", "he was", "we were", e ...more
Learn how to conjugate the French verb "aimer" (to like) in the past conditional tense.
Learning American English is often difficult when faced with two words of similar spelling or sound. This is certainly true in the case of "we're" and "were". The first step in knowing proper usage is to know what the two words mean. We're is a contraction for we are. Whenev ...more
Being is a word that can be hard to master for English as a Second Language speakers. It can be used as a gerund, or in present or past continuous tenses. In a present or past continuous tense, being says that it is happening now, or was happening before, in a continual manne ...more
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more
This video shows irregular verbs in the simple form, the past tense, and as past participles. I hope this helps my students remember how these verbs change. It might also help with pronunciation.
In this ESL tutorial you will learn how to use the passive voice in the past continuous tense in Englishi. The passive voice is the form of a transitive verb, that requires both a subject and one or more objects. To put the past continuous tense into the passive voice, use "wa ...more
Some modal verbs can be put in front of the continuous form to express some present action that is or isn't happening. To make the past tense for each, use "have been" instead of "be."
PHONEYS 64 points (14 points without the bingo) Definition: to phony, i.e. alters so as to make appear genuine [v] Phoneys (or phonies) is a word for altering something to make it appear legit, like turning a cheap handbag into a Louis Vuitton. It also simply means not genui ...more
In this video it is explained how to use the words "got" "got to" and "gotta'". "Got" is the past tense of the word " get". Sometimes Americans say "have got" in place of "have" or "got" in place of "have". For example there is a sentence "I've got my wallet". Some Americans s ...more
The verb "stop" in the English language can be used with a gerund and an infinitive. The word "stop" has different meanings depending on how it's used. Look at the sentence, "I stopped eating fast food." Stopped is used in the past tense and eating is a gerund, or a word that ...more
As touched upon in the past, knowing all of the possible words you can play is key to being a better Scrabble player. If you don't have the vocabulary, then you can't compete against the best of the best, and you'll never even get the chance to spar against professionals such ...more
Making your way into an online community can be really exciting. Some life-long friendships and lasting romances begin in humble chat rooms and message boards. But for the novice internet user, one of the biggest hurdles can be trying to figure out just what people are saying ...more
Ok, so you've memorized the list of valid 2-letter words, but when challenged after playing one, can you smugly demonstrate your dominating intellect by spouting out the proper definition? If you're anything like me, chances are you'll find yourself babbling something defensi ...more
The future perfect tense describes a situation which is finished in the future. This video tells us how we can use future perfect tense easily. It gives us a deep insight through the grammatical aspect of future perfect tense. It shows us how to use the helping verb i.e "will" ...more
No matter what word game you're playing, whether it's Scrabble or one of its near-homogeneous counterparts like Lexulous, Wordfeud or Words with Friends, one of the easiest ways to stay on top of your opponent is knowing all of the legal two-letter words you can play. You're n ...more
Via WonderHowTo World, SCRABBLE: Dirty SCRABBLE. Everybody likes to play dirty, but we're not talking bluffing with fake words or closing up the board—we're talking actual "dirty" and offensive words. Despite the exclusion of offensive words in the bowdlerized Official SCRAB ...more
Dirty SCRABBLE. Everybody likes to play dirty, but we're not talking bluffing with fake words or closing up the board—we're talking actual "dirty" and offensive words. Despite the exclusion of offensive words in the bowdlerized Official SCRABBLE Players Dictionary (OSPD), the ...more
This ESL tutorial shows how to make yes-no questions in the passive voice in the present perfect tense. The passive voice un the present perfect tense uses have or has + subject + been + past participle. Watch this how to video and you'll be speaking English in no time.
Learn how you can use the passive voice in the future tense in this ESL tutorial. To make the future tense passive in English, use "will be" and then the past participle. "Will" is a modal verb, so this formula applies to other modals such as can, may, must, might, etc. Watch ...more
Update: this article is referring to the 1.9 pre-release beta version, which is now commonly referred to as 0.1.9, released in October of 2011. As some of you may know, Jeb recently made the Minecraft 1.9 pre-release available to folks via a link on his twitter. Exciting, rig ...more
This video shows us how to describe the situations that are opposite of the future perfect tense. Here it is shown how to describe the situations that did or did not happen in the past using would, have and past participle. He gives us 3 very good examples that are describing ...more
This ESL how to video teaches you the use of the passive voice in the passive tense in English. The passive voice is the form of a transitive verb, that requires both a subject and one or more objects. In the present tense, the subject changes the verb "be" and then you use th ...more
Learn how to use the English passive voice in the continuous tense in this tutorial. When the present continuous tense is in the passive voice it looks like this: subject + (be) being + past participle. Watch this ESL how to video and you will be speaking English in no time.
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. For about the past month, the folks at Mojang have been leaking pre-releases of Minecraft 1.9 and they've added many exciting things. Additions to the game include: potions, new mob ...more
In this video, we learn how to speak English using verb tenses. Verb tenses will not change if you are reporting facts, general truth, or immediate reporting. In all other situations, you will change verb tenses. An example of this is "I will buy balloons" can change to "she s ...more
In this ESL how to video, an American English teacher explains the how the present perfect tense works in the passive voice. In the English passive voice, S + has or have + been + past participle. Watch this how to video and you'll be speaking English in no time.
My Suzuki booting off a flash drive. Remastered Ubuntu 10.04. The original won't get you past the monitor screen (it will only show a blank screen). My 3.5 GB is fully installable and has some applications pre-installed. Post a comment so I can send you a link.
News in a nutshell: Iran Boosting enrichment efforts Gas prices rise 12c in the past week (US) Contraceptive mandate sparks lawsuit from 7 states (US) New Yemen president to swear in on Saturday The World today is seeing a tense exchange of words between three important land ...more
Whether you used it to remind yourself to buy a game or to store away that app recommendation that your friend begged you to download, the "Wish List" in the iOS App Store was a useful tool to keep track of new apps you might have wanted to install on your iPhone. But how can ...more
There's no question about it—Skype is one useful program, but has always been lacking in the mobile department. On your desktop, Skype works just fine and all of its options are available for usage. However, the same cannot be said for Android. On Android, you can't even chang ...more
Alphabet's moonshot factory, X (formerly "Google X"), is a secretive place, but it seems that when they are close to graduating a project, then they need to staff it up quickly. Watching for these job ads is one easy way to know they're close to budding off a baby. The X divi ...more
In the past, to see a pre-constructed state of the house that you would one day live in, you had to be able to read blueprints or hire an artist to sketch it out. Later came the ability to have a 3D rendering of that house on a screen, but you'd still have to work hard to envi ...more
The intestinal parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis has a dramatically increased infection rate this summer, and the source is still unknown, the CDC advised today. 2017 is a good year for Cyclospora looking for homes to start their families and a bad year for those of us who don' ...more
The Nexus 9 is the hybrid update to the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. It's in the sweet-spot for great size and portability, and it'll be one of the first devices to natively run Android's new Lollipop update. Set to go on pre-order Friday, October 16th, Amazon jumped the gun on the ...more
The world of spices can be bewildering. They promise to make your food more flavorful if you know how to make the most of them. Unless you know a couple of essential tricks, however, it just seems like you're adding bits of colored powder to your food. Most cooks buy a few bo ...more
Earlier this week, a mysterious tweet appeared on the HTC Twitter account of a picture containing the letter "U" topped with a tiny "for" and the date "01.12.2017" at the bottom. It is a pretty solid teaser, but for a company that has had a solid year with their Vive virtual r ...more
Developing an imperceptible lie is difficult, especially when you're lying right to someone's face. Thanks to smartphones, getting people to trust you is now easier than ever. You can craft a lie in seconds and hit send, all without ever seeing their untrusting faces. Yet say ...more
While most people build collections of things with intrinsic value such as coins, stamps, or rare post cards, I collect wine corks—the natural ones, not the plastic kind. Corks are a natural product harvested from the cork oak tree. It takes the better part of 10 to 12 years b ...more
Last weekend, some unlucky Gmail users inadvertently had their email accounts wiped out. Actually, it was 0.02 percent of all Gmail users—or roughly 40,000 of the 200 million who use the email service, due to an "unexpected bug" which affected copies of the data. Gmail does ma ...more
Ever since high school, I've been preparing my own taxes. Each year it gets more and more complicated, which results in me filing later and later, avoiding it until I have the time or just can't wait any longer. I even resorted to using TurboTax online to help do some of the g ...more