The Past Tenses - Past Perfect - Structure and Usages


This video is part of our series on the past tenses in English. In this video, we take a look at the past perfect tense. This tense is used to talk about a past action and a related past action before that. We relate two past actions to each other.

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Tenses can be a difficult subject to grasp. This lesson talks about present simple, present continuous, present perfect, and present perfect continuous. There are several examples and good tips on helping a non-English speaker to understand this and use it. One thing I found insightful was the usages, it helped to solidify the rules for me.In this unit i have learnt that teachers have alot of equipment and teaching aids available to us. These teaching aids give us flexible options to keep students enthusiastic and interested. As a teacher we can incorporate various teaching aids and equipment into our lessons to keep our lessons interesting and still get good learning outcomes.