English Tenses

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Elementary: Test -1

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Quiz- A306: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Bill and I ________ here.

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Quiz- A310: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Tom often sings, but ________

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Quiz- A303: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

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Quiz- A313: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Are you happy?

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Quiz- A322: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

 

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Quiz- A317: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Tony is looking at ________ 

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Quiz- A311: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Who’s that boy?

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Quiz- A309: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Are there six books on the table?

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Quiz- A307: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Sarah, what ________ doing?

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Quiz- A312: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Where’s the book?

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Quiz- A321: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

 

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Quiz- A304: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

What ________ your sister doing?

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Quiz- A305: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

John and Mary ________ the radio.

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Quiz- A318: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Is that horse big?

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Quiz- A308: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Mary’s ________ the garden.

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Quiz- A320: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

How many chairs are there in the room?

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Quiz- A314: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

What’s his name?

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Quiz- A319: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

What’s her brother doing?

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Quiz- A316: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Is that a book?

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Quiz- A315: Choose the correct answer. Only one answer is correct.

Do you dance or draw?

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All 12 Tenses in English

Tense

Form

Example

1. Present Simple

S + V1 + O

I study English everyday.

2. Present Cont.

S + am/is/are + V + ing + O

I am (I’m) studying English right now.

3. Present Perfect

S + have/has + V3 + O

I have just studied English.

4. Present Perfect Cont.

S + have/has been + V + ing + O

I have been studying English for 4 hours.

5. Past Simple

S + V2 + O

I studied English yesterday.

6. Past Cont.

S + was/were + V + ing + O

I was studying English the whole evening yesterday

7. Past Perfect

S + had + V3 + O

I had studied English before you came.

8. Past Perfect Cont.

S + had been + V + ing + O

I had been studying English when you came.

9. Future Simple

S + will + V + O

I will study English tomorrow.

10. Future Cont.

S + will be + V + ing + O

I will be studying English at 8 a.m tomorrow.

11. Future Perfect

S + will have + V3 + O

I will have studied English by tomorrow.

12. Future perfect cont.

S + will have been + V + ing + O

I will have been studying English.

Tenses Formula

01. Simple Present Tense

Simple Present Tense indicates an action which happens in the present. It indicates general truths, scientific facts, habits, fixed arrangements and frequently occurring events etc

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I play the piano.

I do not (don’t) play the piano.

Do I play the piano?

We play the piano.

We do not (don’t) play the piano.

Do we play the piano?

You play the piano.

You do not (don’t) play the piano.

Do you play the piano?

They play the piano.

They do not (don’t) play the piano.

Do they play the piano?

She plays the piano.

She does not (doesn’t) play the piano.

Does she play the piano?

He plays the piano.

He does not (doesn’t) play the piano.

Does he play the piano?

It rains.

It does not (doesn’t) rain

Does it rain?

02. Present Continuous Tense

Present Continuous Tense indicates an action which is in progress at the time of speaking or at the present time. The present continuous is formed using am / is / are + present participle.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I am playing the piano.

I am not (I’m not) playing the piano.

Am I playing the piano?

We are playing the piano.

We are not (aren’t) playing the piano.

Are we playing the piano?

You are playing the piano.

You are not (aren’t) playing the piano.

Are you playing the piano?

They are playing the piano.

They are not (aren’t) playing the piano.

Are they playing the piano?

She is playing the piano.

She is not (isn’t) playing the piano.

Is she playing the piano?

He is playing the piano.

He is not (isn’t) playing the piano.

Is he playing the piano?

It is raining.

It is not (isn’t) raining.

Is it raining?

03. Present Perfect Tense

Present Perfect Tense is used to express an event that started in the past and the impact of the event is now continuing. It links between the present and the past.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I have gone to the Zoo.

I have not (haven’t) gone to the Zoo.

Have I gone to the Zoo?

We have gone to the Zoo.

We have not (haven’t) gone to the Zoo.

Have we gone to the Zoo?

You have gone to the Zoo.

You have not (haven’t) gone to the Zoo.

Have you gone to the Zoo?

They have gone to the Zoo.

They have not (haven’t) gone to the Zoo.

Have they gone to the Zoo?

She has gone to the Zoo.

She has not (hasn’t) gone to the Zoo.

Has she gone to the Zoo?

He has gone to the Zoo.

He has not (hasn’t) gone to the Zoo.

Has he gone to the Zoo?

It has rained.

It has not (hasn’t) rained.

Has it rained.

04. Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Present Perfect Continuous Tense is used to explain an action which started in the past and has continued up until now.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I have been working.

I have not (haven’t) been working.

Have I been working?

We have been working.

We have not (haven’t) been working.

Have we been working?

You have been working.

You have not (haven’t) been working.

Have you been working?

They have been working.

They have not (haven’t) been working.

Have they been working?

She has been working.

She has not (hasn’t) been working.

Has she been working?

He has been working.

He has not (hasn’t) been working.

Has he been working?

It has been raining.

It has not (hasn’t) been raining.

Has it been raining?

05. Simple Past Tense

Simple past tense is used to talk about a completed action in a time before now. It indicates an action which is completed at a definite time in the past.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I listened music.

I did not (didn’t) listen music.

Did I listen music?

We listened music.

We did not (didn’t) listen music.

Did we listen music?

You listened music.

You did not (didn’t) listen music.

Did you listen music?

They listened music.

They did not (didn’t) listen music.

Did they listen music?

She listened music.

She did not (didn’t) listen music.

Did she listen music?

He listened music.

He did not (didn’t) listen music.

Did he listen music?

It rained yesterday.

It did not (didn’t) rain yesterday.

Did it rain yesterday?

06. Past Continuous Tense

The past continuous tense refers to a continuing action or state that was happening at some point in the past. It points out an action which started in the past and continued in a certain time period.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I was making dinner.

I was not (wasn’t) making dinner.

Was I making dinner?

We were making dinner.

We were not (weren’t) making dinner.

Were we making dinner?

You were making dinner.

You were not (weren’t) making dinner.

Were you making dinner?

They were making dinner.

They were not (weren’t) making dinner.

Were they making dinner?

She was making dinner.

She was not (wasn’t) making dinner.

Was she making dinner?

He was making dinner.

He was not (wasn’t) making dinner.

Was he making dinner?

It was raining.

It was not (wasn’t) raining

Was it raining?

07. Past Perfect Tense

The past perfect tense points out a past action which is completed before another past action.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I had driven my car.

I had not (hadn’t) driven my car.

Had I driven my car?

We had driven our cars.

We had not (hadn’t) driven our cars.

Had we driven  our cars?

You had driven your car.

You had not (hadn’t) driven your car.

Had you driven  your car?

They had driven their cars.

They had not (hadn’t) driven their cars.

Had they driven  their cars?

She has driven her car.

She has not (hasn’t) driven her car.

Has she driven  her car?

He has driven his car.

He has not (hasn’t) driven his car.

Has he driven  his car?

It has rained.

It has not (hasn’t) rained.

Has it rained?

08. Past Perfect Continuous Tense

The past perfect continuous tense indicates “how long the action had continued”.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I had been writing.

I had not (hadn’t) been writing.

Had I been writing?

We had been writing.

We had not (hadn’t) been writing.

Had we been writing?

You had been writing.

You had not (hadn’t) been writing.

Had you been writing?

They had been writing.

They had not (hadn’t) been writing.

Had they been writing?

She had been writing.

She had not (hadn’t) been writing.

Had she been writing?

He had been writing.

He had not (hadn’t) been writing.

Had he been writing?

It had been raining.

It had not (hadn’t) been raining.

Had it been raining?

09. Simple Future Tense

The simple future tense is used to construct sentences about future time.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I will comeback.

I will not (won’t) comeback.

Will I comeback?

We will comeback.

We will not (won’t) comeback.

Will we comeback?

You will comeback.

You will not (won’t) comeback.

Will you comeback?

She will comeback.

She will not (won’t) comeback.

Will she comeback?

It will rain.

It will not (won’t) rain.

Will it rain?

10. Future Continuous Tense

The future continuous tense points out an action which will be in progress at some definite time in the future.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I will be learning.

I will not (won’t) be learning.

Will I be learning?

We will be learning.

We will not (won’t) be learning.

Will we be learning?

You will be learning.

You will not (won’t) be learning.

Will you be learning?

They will be learning.

They will not (won’t) be learning.

Will they be learning?

It will be raining.

It will not (won’t) be raining.

Will it be raining?

11. Future Perfect Tense

The future perfect tense is used to express an action, expected to be completed before a certain time in the future.

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I will have danced.

I will not (won’t) have danced.

Will I have danced.

We will have danced.

We will not (won’t) have danced.

Will we have danced.

You will have danced.

You will not (won’t) have danced.

Will you have danced.

They will have danced.

They will not (won’t) have danced.

Will they have danced.

She will have danced.

She will not (won’t) have danced.

Will she have danced.

It will have rained.

It will not (won’t) have rained.

Will it have rained.

12. Future Perfect Continuous Tense

The future perfect tense points out an action that will continue up until a point in the future.

 

POSITIVE (+)

NEGATIVE (-)

QUESTION (?)

I will have been fishing.

I will not (won’t) have been fishing.

Will I have been fishing?

We will have been fishing.

We will not (won’t) have been fishing.

Will we have been fishing?

You will have been fishing.

You will not (won’t) have been fishing.

Will you have been fishing?

she will have been fishing.

She will not (won’t) have been fishing.

Will she have been fishing?

He will have been fishing.

He will not (won’t) have been fishing.

Will he have been fishing?

It will have been raining.

It will not (won’t) have been raining.

Will it have been raining?