2 posts by Eldridge Carl

past-present-future- traditional tenses written on a blackboard - the old warped view of tenses - in jumbled order. This traditional way of looking at English tenses is confusing!

Do we really say, “Tomorrow will be Friday”?

Tomorrow will be Friday. It’s a simple English sentence, but it’s not what native English speakers typically say. Yet, sentences like this are very common in English language teaching. I'm a big fan of getting ...

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The day after tomorrow

I often thought it was strange that many students come up with these long and complex sentences such as “I will go to the beach the day after tomorrow”, when they could have just said “I’m going to the beach on ...

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