Presentación del tema: "HACER and TIME It has been… To tell how long you have been doing something, we use the following formula… HACE + (pd. of time) + QUE + PRESENT TENSE."— Transcripción de la presentación:
It has been… To tell how long you have been doing something, we use the following formula… HACE + (pd. of time) + QUE + PRESENT TENSE Hace 8 a ños que enseño espa ñol. Hace 5 minutos que aprenden esta lección. I have taught Spanish for 8 years. (not an exact translation) You have learned this lesson for 5 minutes.
To say ago… To say ago, we the following formula… HACE + (pd. of time) QUE + PRETERITE Hace 5 años que fui a un parque de diversiones. Leí The Last Lecture hace 3 meses. I went to an amusement park 5 years ago. I read The Last Lecture 3 months ago.
To ask how long its been… To ask how long its been, we the following formula… ¿CUÁNTO TIMEPO HACE QUE + PRETERITE? ¿Cuánto tiempo hace que bebiste Coca Cola? ¿Cuánto tiempo hace que leiste un libro? How long has it been since you drank a Coke? How long has it been since you read a book?
Examples…try these. Mr. Hinkle has been eating for 7 hours! I ate baby food 30 years ago? We have been in class for 30 minutes. We took the exam 1 week ago. How long has it been since you ate Chinese? Hace 7 horas que Señor Hinkle come. Hace 30 que comí baby food. Hace 30 minutos que estamos en clase. Hace una semana que tomamos el examen.
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