Unformatted text preview: [email protected] www.itdunya.com Chapter 2 45 forty-five 90 ninety 46 forty-six 99 ninety-nine 50 fifty 100 one hundred Note that to count from 20–99, all you have to do is add a hyphen (-) and the second number:
33 = thirty + (-) + three. THE PROGRESSIVE FORM OF THE PRESENT
In many situations, you will encounter the progressive form of the present tense. There are three forms of the
present in English, the simple, progressive, and emphatic. In Chapter 1, you learned the simple forms of the
verbs to be, to go, and to have. Compare the two conjugations of the verb to go:
SIMPLE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE PRESENT I go I am going you go you are going he, she, it goes he, she, it is going we go we are going they go they are going To form the progressive present, use the present tense of the verb to be as an auxiliary and add the ending -ing
to the infinitive. Sometimes there will be a slight spelling change:
—the boy runs
—>the boy is running
—we bake a cake
—>we are baking a cake
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2014 for the course ENG 99 taught by Professor Michal during the Winter '13 term at CSU Sacramento.
- Winter '13