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Hi. Are these tenses correct for potential questions for questions for a possible exercise regarding a possible movie clip? Would the use of different tenses be correct? Also, in no. 2, I feel the phrase "the beggar" might be correct since it is a question to be answered watching the clip just about right after (I think) and who the beggar is clear to them. (I am not sure I phrased the question correctly to reflect what I wanted to say, though)

1) What is that he wants to do after school?

2) Why didn't the woman give some money (change) to the (a?) beggar?
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Hi,

Are these tenses correct for potential questions for questions for a possible exercise regarding a possible movie clip? Would the use of different tenses be correct? Also, in no. 2, I feel the phrase "the beggar" might be correct since it is a question to be answered watching the clip just about right after (I think) and who the beggar is clear to them. (I am not sure I phrased the question correctly to reflect what I wanted to say, though)

We often use simple present tense to talk about a story. If you do, try to be consistent, ie try to use it in all your questions.

1) What is that he wants to do after school?

2) Why doesn't didn't the woman give some money (change) to the (a?) beggar?

Clive
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AnonymousWhere was the main character sitting?
He was probably seated somewhere during the whole scene. Where was that?
AnonymousWhere did he sit?
We did he choose to seat himself? When he moved from a standing to a seated position, where did he end up?
AnonymousWhat was he making?
He was busy doing something or building something. What final product was he attempting to complete?
AnonymousWhat did he make?
He finished constructing something. What was it?

CJ
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Hi. I know this is an old thread, but I believe my questions are related to the topic discussed here. Which is correct, the present continuous or past tense, in the following made-up questions on a movie clip? Thank you in advance for your help.

1. Where was the main character sitting? / Where did he sit?
2. What was he making? / What did he make?
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