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English Tenses: Practice


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He eats.
Simple Present [positive statement]
He is eating.
Present Progressive [positive statement]
He ate.
Simple Past [positive statement]
He was eating.
Past Progressive [positive statement]
He will eat.
Simple Future [positive statement]
He will be eating.
Future Progressive [positive statement]
He has eaten.
Present Perfect [positive statement]
He has been eating.
Present Perfect Progressive [positive statement]
He had eaten.
Past Perfect [positive statement]
He had been eating.
Past Perfect Progressive [positive statement]
He will have eaten.
Future Perfect [positive statement]
He will have been eating.
Future Perfect Progressive [positive statement]
He doesn't eat.
Simple Present [negative statement]
He isn't eating.
Present Progressive [negative statement]
He didn't eat.
Simple Past [negative statement]
He wasn't eating.
Past Progressive [negative statement]
He won't eat.
Simple Future [negative statement]
He won't be eating.
Future Progressive [negative statement]
He hasn't eaten.
Present Perfect [negative statement]
He hasn't been eating.
Present Perfect Progressive [negative statement]
He hadn't eaten.
Past Perfect [negative statement]
He hadn't been eating.
Past Perfect Progressive [negative statement]
He won't have eaten.
Future Perfect [negative statement]
He won't have been eating.
Future Perfect Progressive [negative statement]
Does he eat?
Simple Present [question]
Is he eating?
Present Progressive [question]
Did he eat?
Simple Past [question]
Was he eating?
Past Progressive [question]
Will he eat?
Simple Future [question]
Future Progressive [question]
Will he be eating?
Has he eaten?
Present Perfect [question]
Has he been eating?
Present Perfect Progressive [question]
Had he eaten?
Past Perfect [question]
Had he been eating?
Past Perfect Progressive [question]
Future Perfect [question]
Will he have eaten?
Future Perfect Progressive [question]
Will he have been eating?
Simple present
used to discuss permanent situations and frequency of events.
present continuous
when we talk about events that are happening. it is an action not a state.
Simple past tense
uses adverbs of time to discuss specific actions in the past. 'ed' is added to the end unless irregular.
Past continuous
what someone is doing at a particular point in time.
Past continuous
shows an activity that takes place frequently over time.
Past continuous
mixed with the past simple, shows what;s happening when something is happening.
Present prefect simple
used to talk about a past time which has a strong meaning for the present
Present perfect simple
events that have just been completed at the moment of speaking.
Present perfect simple
suggests that a past action has an effect on something in the present
Present perfect simple
discusses something from the past but you don't want to say when it happened.
Present perfect simple
discusses events that have been happening over a period of time but are unfinished.
Present Perfect Continuous
describes how long something has been happening for up to now.
Present perfect continuous uses
with, for, or, since. It's period until now.
Present Perfect Continuous
refers to events that may or may not be finished, but it's effects can be seen.
Present Perfect Continuous
refers to current job or unfinished projects.
Past perfect simple
goes further back in time when already talking about the past.
Past perfect simple is formed using
the auxiliary verb had with the 'ed' past partciple
Past perfect simple
shows how often something happens in the past.
Past perfect simple
expresses unfulfilled wishes or dreams referred to as the third conditional.
Past perfect continuous
shows longer situations that continued up to the moment in the past that we are talking about.
Past perfect continuous
used to say how long something went on for up to a time in the past.
Simple future
discuses future events such as timetables and meetings.
Future continuous
used to asked and discuss future arrangements and make plans with future time. This is only when the arrangement is certain.
Future continuous
uses come or go to talk about future arrangements.
Future perfect
says something will happen in the future.
Future perfect continous
how long something will have been happening by a time in the future.
Going to
we say something is going to happen when it has been planned.
Uncertainty about the future
we use shall or will when we are unsure of what is going to happen.