Friday, May 11, 2012

Contrasting the Past Simple and the Past Perfect

The Past Simple Tense tells actions in chronological order in English

e.g. (1) I got up (2) I had a shower (3) I had breakfast (4) You arrived

The Past Perfect Tense tells you what happened before these activities

e.g. I had just eaten breakfast when you arrived.... 
Thanks again grammar cat!

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