ENGLISH GRAMMAR TENSES
Tense is a word derived from Latin word "tempus" which mean time. Grammatically, tense is a form of verb which tells us the time of action and the state of action. Its also called Active Voice tense and for passive voice tense.
Here is basic concept of 12 tenses that how do we make the tense?
|Simple Present||Simple Past||Simple Future|
|I do||I did||I will do|
|Present Continuous||Past Continuous||Future Continuous|
|I am doing||I was doing||I will be doing|
|Present Perfect||Past Perfect||Future Perfect|
|I have done||I had done||I will have done|
|Present Perfect Continuous||Past Perfect Continuous||Future Perfect Continuous|
|I have been doing||I had been doing||I will have been doing|
Here is the simple present tense example which will help to understand in an easy way.
An action which happens again & again.
- I speak English.
- You learn English.
- They celebrate a party.
The basic structures are:
|Positive||subject + auxiliary + main verb|
|Negative||subject + auxiliary + not + main verb|
|Question||auxiliary + subject + main verb|
List of all Tenses
Here are the list of all English grammar tenses.