|DASH Table: Future PresentSimple PastPresent PerfectPast Perfect|
To start the animation, point the cursor on the person, such as „You“!
From top to bottom you can build your sentences. From bottom to top you can build your questions. For statements, always begin with the personal pronoun „I-you-he-she-it-we-you or they“. Include the 1. siamese twin, the verb “to be”, in this case,„am“ for the person „I“, „are“ for the person „You, we, they“ and „is“ für „he, she, it“ Finally, add the intended action in its basic form, adding an “ing” (the second siamese twin) at the end. Only after that can you complete the sentence with place and time. (place always comes before time P before T).
I am working in Munich today.
With questions, you begin from the bottom up. If, for instance, you would like to use the question word “why”, begin with this word, then use the correct for of „am“, „are“ or „is“, the appropriate personal prnonoun and the desired action with the second siamese twin, “ing”. . Finally, if necessary, add the place and the time. If you do not require a question word, leave it out and continue building your question as just described.
(Why) are you working in Munich today?Note: „he-she-it-they“ could be described in more detail. Instead oft „he“, you could use his first name.
Peter is working in London today.
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