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Neighbors Dialogue - Focus on switching perfect and past tenses

By August 28, 2008

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This intermediate level dialogue between two neighbors focuses on switching between the present perfect - I've lived here for ten years - the present perfect continuous - He's been working for a few days - and the past simple - He moved here two years ago. Practice reading the dialogue for pronunciation and to get used to switching between these tenses that are easily confused.

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September 9, 2008 at 7:25 pm
(1) Amira says:

I find this dialogue very helpful because the non-native speakers always confuse the past simple, present perfect and present continuous tenses.

October 13, 2008 at 3:51 am
(2) fazal says:

Thank you it is very helpful for Additional Language speakers and Amira your quite right.

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