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  • Hi everybody.

  • I'm Esther in this video, I'm going to talk about the similar english time expressions still already and yet these time expressions can be confusing but this video will help you understand the difference and when to use them, so keep watching.

  • Mhm Let's start with still.

  • It is used as an adverb.

  • It is used to show situations that started in the past and continue to the present time.

  • Let's look at some example sentences the first sentence says it is still snowing.

  • The words still emphasizes that snowing started in the past and it continues now.

  • The next sentence says, My grandfather still jogs every morning.

  • So here I want to show that my grandfather is old but he still continues this action.

  • Now.

  • Now I will talk about already.

  • It is also an adverb.

  • We use already to refer to something which has happened before the moment of speaking.

  • We use already to emphasize some unexpected or surprising situation.

  • Let's look at some examples.

  • The first sentence says jenny's already here so we can start.

  • We didn't expect jenny to be here, but she is here.

  • So we want to emphasize that unexpected situation.

  • The next sentence says we have just finished dinner but we're already hungry again.

  • We didn't expect to be hungry again because we just had dinner but unexpectedly we are hungry again.

  • So we say we're already hungry again.

  • Now I will talk about yet it is an adverb.

  • It is used to ask if something has happened or occurred.

  • It can also be used to show that something has not happened at the moment of speaking.

  • It is usually placed at the end of a sentence.

  • Let's look at some example sentences.

  • The first sentence says she hasn't done her homework yet, but yet at the end of the sentence shows that at this moment at this moment of speaking, she hasn't completed this task.

  • She hasn't done her homework.

  • However, it also means that she will do it soon.

  • The next sentence says they haven't woken up yet.

  • Similarly, the yet at the end of this sentence means at this time they're still sleeping, they haven't woken up yet, but they will wake up soon.

  • Now let's do a check up in this conversation.

  • There are two sentences in the sentences.

  • We need to use the words still already and yet take a moment to think about where we use these words.

  • Let's look together.

  • A says we haven't finished lunch blank.

  • In this case.

  • We're trying to emphasize that at the moment of speaking this action hasn't happened and so we need to use the word yet.

  • We haven't finished lunch yet.

  • The next part of a sentence says we're blank eating here.

  • We want to show that an action is continuing so we should use still we're still eating.

  • Be expresses surprise.

  • Oh really?

  • I blink finished my lunch.

  • Which word can show surprise because of an unexpected situation.

  • The answer is already oh really?

  • I've already finished my lunch.

  • Let's look at it all together again.

  • A says we haven't finished our lunch yet, we're still eating and be says, oh really, I've already finished my lunch now.

  • You know the difference between still already and yet.

  • However, this video is not enough to master these expressions.

  • You need to keep practicing.

  • Thank you so much for watching this video and I'll see you in the next video.

  • Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah.

Hi everybody.

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STILL, ALREADY, YET Meanings and Differences with Example English Sentences

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/11/15
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