Talk Verb Forms: Past Tense and Past Participle (V1 V2 V3)

Meaning: communicate thoughts or feelings using speech rather than writing.

Talk Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Infinitive/Base Form (V1): Talk
Past Tense (V2): Talked
Past Participle Form (V3): Talked
Present Participle/Gerund (V4): Talking
3rd Person Singular (V5): Talks

Talk Past Tense:

Past Tense of Talk is Talked.

Example: Sarah talked softly.

Talk Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Talk is Talked.

Example: Sarah has talked softly.

Talk Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Talk is Talking.

Example: Sarah is talking softly.

Talk 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Talk is Talks.

Example: Sarah talks softly.

talk past tense

Talk Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I talk softly.
  • We/You/They talk softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam talks softly.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am talking softly.
  • We/You/They are talking softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam is talking softly.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have talked softly.
  • We/You/They have talked softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam has talked softly.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been talking softly.
  • We/You/They have been talking softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been talking softly.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I talked softly.
  • We/You/They talked softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam talked softly.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was talking softly.
  • We/You/They were talking softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam was talking softly.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had talked softly.
  • We/You/They had talked softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam had talked softly.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been talking softly.
  • We/You/They had been talking softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been talking softly.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will talk softly.
  • We/You/They will talk softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will talk softly.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be talking softly.
  • We/You/They will be talking softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be talking softly.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have talked softly.
  • We/You/They will have talked softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have talked softly.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been talking softly.
  • We/You/They will have been talking softly.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been talking softly.

Past Tense of Talk Phrasal Verbs

Talk Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Talk over Talked over
Talk out Talked out
Talk into Talked into
Talk about Talked about
Talk up Talked up
Talk down Talked down
Talk with Talked with
Talk back Talked back
Talk on Talked on
Talk to Talked to


What is the Future Tense of Talk?

Future Tense of talk is “will talk”.

What is the Present Tense of Talk?

Present Tense of talk is “talk + s/es or ing”.

I/we/you/they talk
He/she/it/singular name talks
Present participle talking

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Talk?

Past perfect tense of take is “had talked”.

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Last updated on May 22nd, 2023 at 06:48 am