USE: 1. Used for actions
finished in the past. 2. Used
for actions at a definite time
in the past.
USE:1. Used for an action
that was happening at a
certain moment in the past.
2. Used for an action that
was happening in the past,
but was interrupted by
another past action. 3. Used
for two or more
simultaneous actions in the
EXAMPLES:Thomas was taking a
shower while his mother was cooking
his dinner. (and / while) Thomas was
taking a shower at this time last night.
Thomas was taking a shower when
the light went out.
USED TO / WOULD
USE Used for habits or situations in the
past that have changed in the present.
Use only USED TO and NOT WOULD
when you refer to a situation or state in
EXAMPLESI used to work for a
multinational company when I was
younger. Paul used to hang out
with his friends when he was
single. Ana used to be a ballerina
when she was younger. John used
to be really annoying as a kid.
used to compare
places, animals ou
groups. We use
the word THAN.
superlatives are used to
compare MORE THAN
TWO people, places,
animals ou groups. We
use the word THE
before the superlative.
We use AT for specific time of the day,
holidays and weekend; We use IN for
months, years, seasons, parts of the day;
We use ON for days and months+days
Attention! When we use “NEXT”, “LAST”,
“THIS/THAT”, before time expressions, we
do not use IN, ON or AT.
F) PRONOUNS: PERSONAL PRONOUNS
- SUBJECT and OBJECT SUBJECT
PRONOUN VERB OBJECT PRONOUNS
OR PREPOSITION Use subject pronoun
as the subject of a sentence, that is,
before the verb. Use object pronoun as
the object of a sentences, that is after
the verb or prepositions.
POSSESSIVE ADJECTIVE and POSSESSIVE
PRONOUNS. Use possessive adjectives
when there is a noun it refers to. Use
possessive pronouns when there isn’t a
noun it refers to.