I read an interesting question on a teacher’s forum on LinkedIn. A teacher asked the following: The sentence “I’d rather I didn’t have to work next weekend, but I do.” How to explain why it is ‘I didn’t’ and not ‘I do’. Conditional? Several teachers chipped in, and the conclusion was that you need… Continue reading I Wish I Didn’t Have to Work Next Weekend – Hypothetical Situations with Past Simple
It’s been a while since we talked about tenses. I have a beautiful tense for you to sink your teeth into: The modal perfect tense. No need to panic, although this subject is suitable for more advanced learners of English. Perfect Tense with Would I’d like to talk especially about perfect tenses with would. Here… Continue reading Feeling Regrets? – Modal Perfect Tense.