Present Perfect Continuous

by John Papag.


Did you know?

The largest Russian doll is about 54 cm tall.
The smallest is 0.31 cm.

The longest dog sled race is about 1,200 miles
in Alaska

The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world.
It’s 829.8 metres and it’s got 160 floors!

Antarctica is the coldest and windiest place on earth.

The Apls are the highest mountains in Europe.

The Bugatti Veyron is by far the most expensive
car in the world.It costs $1,700,000!!!


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Inversion in songs:

Inversions in conditionals

It is a more formal form but the meaning is exactly the same.
Normal form
If he should call, let me know. Should he call, let me know.
If he were to ask for more money, it would be a problem. Were he to ask for more money, it would be a problem.
If she had studied more, she would have passed the exam. Had she studied more, she would have passed the exam.
Related pages:

English Grammar Reference
Zero conditional , First conditional , Second conditional , Third conditional , Mixed conditionals

English Grammar Exercises: Bruce Springsteen, If I should fall behind

Review Tenses 3 (Future Simple / Be going to))

Future Simple (I will work / Will he work? / The won’t work) is used for PREDICTIONS (προβλέψεις), WILLINGNESS (προθυμία), SUDDEN DECISIONS (ξαφνική απόφαση), PERSONAL OPINION (προσωπική γνώμη) especially with the expressions I THINK, I BELIEVE, IN MY OPINION, …

BE GOING TO + VERB (I’m going to work / Is he going to work / They are going to work) is for LOGICAL PREDICTIONS (λογική πρόβλεψη – που κάπου στηρίζεται), and PLANS / INTENTIONS (σχεδια / προθέσεις = πράξεις που έχουμε αποφασίσει να πραγματοποιήσουμε)