El Nino is an unusual warming of ocean water.
This weather pattern comes about the time of the celebration of the birth of the Christ Child, "El Nino" – December.
My name is Isabela. (100% permanent)
I am a mother. (99% permanent)
I am married. (50% permanent)
I work at Children's Hospital in Oakland. (?% permanent)
I am working to get my nursing certification. (temporary)
I am having difficulty. (temporary)
I usually work 9 to 5. He often plays golf on Saturday. We always eat dinner together. Frequently, we have lunch out. We never eat breakfast together.
On Thursday, I assist the librarian at the Public Library. (routine)
I am working at the preschool on Wednesday. (near future, personal plan)
I will get there around noon. (scheduled/ estimated)
The skunk smells bad. He stinks!
Sandpaper feels rough.
The soup tastes salty.
*The skunk is smelling bad.
I think you are correct.
I believe you know what you are talking about.
I like living here.
*How are you liking living here? (Use nonprogressive.)
I am thinking that . . . (progressive?)
The Golden Gate bridge measures 8,981 ft. / 2,737 m. long.
The bridge weighs 887,000 tons / 804,700,00 kg.
The towers reach 746 ft. / 227 m high.
The bridge originally cost 35 million dollars in 1927.
Currently, it costs more than twice that to maintain.
(No action involved.)
After I make tea, we will watch a movie on TV .
I will make tea. Afterward, we'll watch a movie on TV
I will make some tea before we watch a movie on TV.
This man goes into a bar and he has a few drinks. Then he asks the bartender to play a game of billiards.
Jason raises the blinds.
Jason studies English.
The glass broke.
Jason broke the glass.
The baby weighs 10 lbs.
The doctor weighed the baby.
My friend is bringing me a letter.
My friend is bringing a letter to me.
My friend is bringing me it.
A year ago, people weren't much thinking about cell phones but now the voices are getting louder about it.
By the time I leave work, the sun will be setting. (ongoing)
By the time I leave work, the sun will have set. (completed)
*Yellow highlighted words are examples of incorrect usage.