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Autor:  André Oliveira
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Data:  11/JUL/2003 9:12 AM
Assunto:  Re: Present Perfect
 
Mensagem:  See that: For the pre-intermediate Brazilians I teach, I compare Simple Past and Present Perfect. Simple Past - finished action + date (e.g. I went to Thailand in 1992.) Present Perfect - 1. finished action + NO date (e.g. I have been to Thailand.) 2. action just finished (e.g. I have just eaten lunch.) 3. unfinished action (e.g. I have lived here for 10 years.) I use timelines for these 4 sentences and introduce each rule at least a day apart. I know it's limited, but for lower levels it seems to work. After a few exercises they seem to 'click'. There are also a great deal of exercises and lessons on this subject on the internet. Just search 'teaching present perfect' and be amazed:) Hope this helps! Mike MacDermott University of the Sunshine Coast


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Present Perfect  –  Daniela  03/JUL/2003, 4:30 PM
Re: Present Perfect  –  Elsa  03/JUL/2003, 6:26 PM
Re: Present Perfect  –  mick robertson  04/JUL/2003, 10:28 PM
 Re: Present Perfect  –  André Oliveira  11/JUL/2003, 9:12 AM

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