Monday, October 4, 2010

Simple Past (English)

The simple past is used to describe events in the past.
It may combine with two aspects, the perfect and the progressive.

Form: Regular Verbs

The simple past is formed by adding  -ed at the end of an infinitive and then removing the to, for example :
  • to play become played
Verbs ending with -e add -d instead , for example:
  • to place become placed

Verbs ending with a consonant, containing one vowel and having one syllable, add the second of the last consonant and then  add -ed, also remove the to to form the simple past, for example:
  • to stop become stopped

Verbs which ending with the letter -y is being replace with an i. For example: 
  • to try become tried

Form: Irregular Verbs

All irregular verbs have different forms, for example :
  • to go become went
  • to buy become bought
  • to cut become cut
Pronoun Example verb
I stole (of to steal)
I saw (of to see)

How we use it in our daily life :

The simple past is used for actions and situations that one has completed in the past at a definite time.

The time can be given in the sentence:
  • I came home at 6 o'clock.
The time is asked about:
  • When did they get married?
One uses the past simple for repeated actions in the past.
  • We walked to school every day.
The past simple is used in stories to express actions that follow each other.
  • Charles entered the hall and looked around, he took off his coat and put it on a chair.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Introduction of Culinary Art.

Culinary art is the art of preparing and/or cooking foods.
The word "culinary" is defined as something related to, or connected with, cooking or kitchens.
A culinarian is a person working in the culinary arts.
A culinarian working in restaurant is commonly known as a cook or a chef.
Culinary artists are responsible for skillfully preparing meals that are as pleasing to the palate as to the eye.
Increasingly they are required to have a knowledge of the science of food and an understanding of diet and nutrition.
They work primarily in restaurants,  fast food chain store franchises, delicatessens, hospital and other institutions.
Kitchen conditions vary depending on the type of business, restaurant, nursing home etc.