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Time ReferencePlay
Helps indicate if the action is in the past, present, or future for clarity. SlideI walk (present tense), I walked (past tense), I will walk (future tense).
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Narrative CohesionPlay
Using consistent tense creates a clear story timeline. SlideHe opens the door, steps inside, and sits down (all present tense).
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Cultural NuancePlay
Some languages favour certain tenses, knowing this can aid understanding. SlideHistory is often narrated in present tense in Russian literature.