Belajar Tenses dari Lagu Tik Tok

Warganet angkatan 90an pasti nggak asing sama Taylor Swift. Siapa sih yang gak kenal sama mbak Taylor yang cantik dan berbakat dan cantik dan berbakat dan cantik dan berbakat. Duh, words can’t even describe how wonderful she is. ABG ABG labil pada masa nya pasti suka sekali sama lagu-lagu nya. Lagu-lagu doi menemani kita dari mulai jatuh cinta, patah hati, move on, sampai jatuh cinta lagi.

Belakangan lagu perempuan yang dijuluki Cat Lady ini kembali bergema di setiap sudut internet. Pasalnya lagu bertajuk Love Story (which I really like) ramai dijadikan backsound oleh warganet di aplikasi kenamaan TikTok. Nah, Selain untuk backsound TikTok, kita juga bisa banget loh belajar tenses bahasa inggris di lagu tersebut. Yuk mari kita bedah tenses di lagu ini.

We were both young when I first saw you (simple past tense)
I close my eyes and the flashback starts (simpel present tense)
I’m standin’ there (present continuous tense)
On a balcony in summer air
See the lights, see the party, the ball gowns (imperative sentence)
See you make your way through the crowd (imperative sentence)
And say, “Hello”
Little did I know

That you were Romeo (simple past tense), you were throwin’ pebbles (past continuos tense)
And my daddy said, “Stay away from Juliet”
And I was cryin’ on the staircase (past continuos tense)
Beggin’ you, “Please don’t go, “

and I said (simple past tense)

Romeo, take me somewhere (imperative sentence) we can be alone (modal auxiliary)
I’ll be waiting (future continuous tense), all there’s left to do is run
You’ll be the prince and I’ll be the princess (simple future tense)
It’s a love story, baby, just say, “Yes” (simple present tense)

So I sneak out to the garden to see you (simple present tense)
We keep quiet, ’cause we’re dead (simple present tense) if they knew (simple past tense)
So close your eyes (imperative sentence)
Escape this town for a little while, oh oh

‘Cause you were Romeo, I was a scarlet letter (simple past tense)
And my daddy said, “Stay away from Juliet”(simple past tense)
But you were everything to me (simple past tense)
I was beggin’ you, “Please don’t go, “

and I said

Romeo, take me somewhere we can be alone (imperative sentence)
I’ll be waiting (future continuous tense) , all there’s left to do is run (simple present)
You’ll be the prince and I’ll be the princess (simple future tense)
It’s a love story, baby, just say, “Yes” (simple present tense)
Romeo, save me, they’re tryna tell me how to feel (present continuous tense)
This love is difficult, but it’s real (simple present tense)
Don’t be afraid, we’ll make it out of this mess
It’s a love story, baby, just say, “Yes”
Oh, oh

I got tired of waiting (simple past tense)
Wonderin’ if you were ever comin’ around (past continuous tense)
My faith in you was fading (past continuous tense)
When I met you on the outskirts of town, and I said (simple past tense)

Romeo, save me, I’ve been feeling so alone (present perfect tense)
I keep waiting for you, but you never come (simple present tense)
Is this in my head? I don’t know what to think (simple present tense)
He knelt to the ground and pulled out a ring (simple past tense)
And said, “Marry me, Juliet” (imperative sentence)
You’ll never have to be alone (simple present tense)
I love you and that’s all I really know (simple present tense)
I talked to your dad (simple past tense), go pick out a white dress (imperative sentence)
It’s a love story, baby, just say, “Yes” (simple present tense)
Oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh, oh
‘Cause we were both young when I first saw you (simple past tense)

Gimana? udah bisa mengidentifikasi tenses di tiap baris lirik lagu Queen Taylor?