Under ordinary circumstances the critical verb is not the only tense marker in a reading passage. Often tense is marked ... in secondgrade level reading texts. Irregular verbs are much more common. Second, passages with temporal adverbs placed in the middle often sound stilted or awkward (see Paragraph 2 below). Thirdanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Interpretation of Verb Tense in Written Passages by Black English-speaking and Standard English-speaking Children|
|Author||:||Candace Patricia Miyamura|