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Communications in Humanities Research

Vol. 2, 28 February 2023


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Comparison of Simple Past Tense between Standard Swahili and English

Chenzhang Ye * 1
1 Shenzhen Middle School, Shenzhen, China

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Communications in Humanities Research, Vol. 2, 626-632
Published 28 February 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Chenzhang Ye. Comparison of Simple Past Tense between Standard Swahili and English. CHR (2023) Vol. 2: 626-632. DOI: 10.54254/2753-7064/2/2022656.

Abstract

The paper analyzes the difference of simple past tense between Standard Swahili and English. Including time definition; sentence structures and word change; and environments when simple past tenses are used. Evidences and materials are collected from different sources, mainly focusing on published books and Swahili people’s usage. This essay compares two languages which provides a vertical view of the languages, improving Swahili grammar study.

Keywords

English, Simple Past tense, grammar study, Standard Swahili

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The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study will be available from the authors upon reasonable request.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Educational Innovation and Philosophical Inquiries (ICEIPI 2022), Part III
ISBN (Print)
978-1-915371-11-9
ISBN (Online)
978-1-915371-12-6
Published Date
28 February 2023
Series
Communications in Humanities Research
ISSN (Print)
2753-7064
ISSN (Online)
2753-7072
DOI
10.54254/2753-7064/2/2022656
Copyright
28 February 2023
Open Access
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