English grammar- third-person singular in the present tense?
Topic: Learn korean writing and speaking english
July 20, 2019 / By Jan Question:
I'm a Korean and English learner so don' t laugh even this question looks weird. the grammar third-person singular in the present tense means a single subject in the sentence except I and You needs adding 's' to the end of the main verb. I'm well aware of the grammar point, but the problem is I can't do it naturally in speaking. In writing I may have enough chances to correct mistakes after first-writing, but in speaking there's no chances to do like that. (I have to think once whether my way of speaking is grammatically right or not)
What is my problem? Just lack of practicing? I'm curious how young kids or infants being grown by English-speaking parents.
don't children there in the England/America/Canada make such mistakes..I'm curious.
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Epona | 5 days ago
Yes, our (US) children make many of those "mistakes" when learning to speak. I have the same problems when speaking French - remembering the verb endings. If you can write the English correctly, try to visualize the phrase as you are speaking it - with the correct ending. You are on the right track when you mention practicing. If possible try to practice with a native English-speaking friend or someone you know. I practice Spanish when I go to a Mexican restaurant to eat. The servers like the fact that I try, and they teach me new phrases; they also correct my pronunciation. It's very common to feel more comfortable writing or reading a new language than to actually speak it. Also try listening to as much English as you can. TV is good. But nothing will take the place of actually practicing in a natural conversation with native speakers. Best wishes for your success.
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Sweet heart, that is only a matter of practicing your speech. I teach here in Korea and I know it's not so easy finding native English speakers to communicate with, but that's your best option. Find someone to talk to, practice or another way to do it, is to shadow. This is a linguistic activity where you read English literature out loud, memorizing one sentence at a time until your ability to repeat what your read without looking is natural and easy. This can be boring and requires a lot of time, maybe an 1 hour or 2 a day. I live in Jeju. You can talk to me if you live here too.
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It will all come with practice, don't worry! I'm learning French and find it doesn't yet come naturally, but hopefully it will soon.
With regard to children, they pick it all up naturally, without knowing any of the rules or having to think about it. I'm sure very small Korean children speak fluent Korean without ever having had a lesson. They just do it by listening and copying what they hear.
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Originally Answered: Changing the present tense verb to the correct form of the future tense. I really need help SPANISH?
You really need to understand this. The future tense in Spanish is very easy (even though the reality is that it is not used very much). I'll give you the answers, but you need to study up on this. It's a very simple verb form, in almost every case:
Los estudiantes y yo estaremos en la cafetería.
Julio beberá la leche.
Tú estarás en tu casa.
Pintarán el mural.
Just take the infinitive of the verb and add the endings
I say it's not used much because it sounds pretty formal. "Estaré allí mañana" sounds similar to saying "I shall be there tomorrow" in English. It is used for some other constructions other than a real future meaning, though.