EnglishClub
Home Learn English Teach English MyEnglishClub

Please note that these ESL Forums are NOT part of MyEnglishClub. To post at these ESL Forums please register ↑ first.


Past perfect

English grammar help. Grammar questions from ESL learners

Moderator: Alan

Past perfect

Postby Pearl » Sun Oct 10, 2004 7:23 pm

Hellllllllo


I understand past perfect like that

two action


action one

I went to Zoo

action two

I had seen animal


it's correct


bye
User avatar
Pearl
Gold Member
 
Posts: 233
Joined: Tue Apr 27, 2004 5:46 am
Location: in the world

Re: Past perfect

Postby EC » Tue Oct 12, 2004 1:01 am

Pearl wrote:I understand past perfect like this:

two actions

action 1: I went to Zoo

action 2: I had seen animal

it's correct?

Sorry, not correct. Action 2 should come before action 1:

- Before I went to the zoo I had never seen an elephant.
- When we arrived at the station the train had already left.

--Josef
EC
Admin
Admin
 
Posts: 54
Joined: Sat Sep 18, 2004 7:11 pm
Location: UK
Status: English Teacher


Return to Grammar Help

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 11 guests