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All Tenses in English

Tenses in English help to understand the exact time of any discussion. Here, you can learn how to make tenses. After reading these notes of tenses you will be able to make English tenses and, your English communication will be improved. Here, we are providing you all types of sentences. A single Key to All 12 Tenses is at the end of the post. A single Key to All 12 Tenses will help you build a strong concept of tenses in English.

All the tenses in English are Described here.

1.Present Indefinite or simple Tense

2.Present Continuous Tense

3.Present Perfect Tense

4.Present Perfect Continuous Tense

 

5.Past Indefinite or simple Tense

6.Past Continuous Tense

7.Past Perfect Tense

8.Past Perfect Continuous Tense

 

9.Future Indefinite or simple Tense

10.Future Continuous Tense

11.Future Perfect Tense

12.Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Tenses in english grammar

 

Present Tenses in English

What is the Formula of all 12 tenses? Here is the formula for all 12 tenses. If you learn this small formula you can make sentences easily and your understanding about tenses will be enhanced.

Type Structure Example
Simple or

positive

S + V1st + O I play ludo.
Negative S + Do/Does Not +  V1st + O I do not play ludo.
Interrogative Do/Does + S + V1st + O Do I play ludo?
Simple or

positive

S + Is ,Am , Are + V1st + ing + O I am playing.
Negative S + Is ,Am ,Are + Not + V1st + ing + O I am not playing ludo.
Interrogative Is , Am , Are + S + V1st + ing + O Am I playing ludo?
Simple or

positive

S + Has/Have + V3rd + O I have played ludo.
Negative S + Has/Have + Not + V3rd + O I have not played ludo.
Interrogative Has/Have + S + V3rd + O Have I played ludo?
Simple or

positive

S + Has/Have + Been + V1st + ing + O I have been playing ludo.
Negative S + Has/Have + Not + Been + V1st + ing + O I have not been playing ludo.
Interrogative Has/Have + S + Been + V1st + ing + O Have I been playing ludo?

 

Past Tenses in English

Type Structure Example
Simple or

positive

S + V2nd + O I played ludo.
Negative S + Did Not +  V1st + O I Did not play ludo.
Interrogative Did + S + V1st + O Did I play ludo?
Simple or

positive

S + Was, Were + V1st + ing + O I was playing ludo.
Negative S + Was , Were + Not + V1st + ing + O I was not playing ludo.
Interrogative Was , Were + S + V1st + ing + O Was I playing ludo?
Simple or

positive

S + Had  + V3rd + O I had played ludo.
Negative S + Had + Not + V3rd + O I had not played ludo.
Interrogative Had + S + V3rd + O Had I played ludo?
Simple or

positive

S + Had + Been + V1st + ing + O I had been playing ludo.
Negative S + Had + Not + Been + V1st + ing + O I had not been playing ludo.
Interrogative Had + S + Been + V1st + ing + O Had I been playing ludo?

 

Future Tenses in English

Type Structure Example
Simple or

positive

S + Will + V1st + O I will play ludo.
Negative S + Will Not +  V1st + O I will not play ludo.
Interrogative Will + S + V1st + O Will I play ludo?
Simple or

positive

S + Will + Be + V1st + ing + O I will be playing ludo.
Negative S + Will + Not + Be + V1st + ing + O I will not be playing ludo.
Interrogative Will + S + Be + V1st + ing + O Will I be playing ludo?
Simple or

positive

S + Will + Have + V3rd + O I will have played ludo.
Negative S + Will + Not + Have + V3rd + O I will not have played ludo.
Interrogative Has/Have + S + V3rd + O Have I played ludo?
Simple or

positive

S + Will + Have + Been + V1st + ing + O I will have been playing ludo.
Negative S + Will + Not + Have + Been + V1st + ing + O I will not have been playing ludo.
Interrogative Will + S + Have + Been + V1st + ing + O Will I have been playing ludo?

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Examples of Tenses in English

Examples of Tenses

Present Indefinite Tense Example

  1. She reads the newspaper after getting up.
  2. Truth never fails.
  3. The shop opens tomorrow.
  4. I study in the afternoon these days.
  5. We go to Skardu every year.

Present Continuous Tense

  1. We are going to swat in two days.
  2. Do you know that Ahmad is coming here?
  3. I am writing a letter.
  4. Is Sana listening to the TV news?
  5. We are not wasting our time

Present Perfect Tense

  1. We have said the prayer.
  2. I have sat here for hours.
  3. They said to us, “The storm has come.”
  4. I have not bought this house.
  5. Have I passed this examination?

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  1. I have not been going to the office.
  2. I think you have not been staying here for three weeks.
  3. She has not been studying since morning.
  4. Have the students of this college not been preparing for the annual examination for three months.
  5. They have not slept since night.

Past Indefinite Tense

  1. We visited our friend yesterday.
  2. He bought an expensive pair of shoes a few days ago.
  3. We both went to the river.
  4. They fought and then they made peace.
  5. I did not break this mirror.

Past Continuous Tense

  1. I was sleeping when you came.
  2. The students were playing on the ground when the bell rang.
  3. We were not weeping.
  4. It was found that the leaders were not doing their duty.
  5. Why was the driver driving the bus so fast?

Past Perfect Tense

  1. I had gone before Mahaz arrived.
  2. Last year sharif had returned from eastern Europe.
  3. In what year had they returned from the far east?
  4. The match had not ended before it began to rain.
  5. My friend and I had never intended to cut down this tree.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  1. I had been working very hard before the examination.
  2. Before 2008 they had been staying with my brother.
  3. Until my departure to Islamabad, I had been working in a factory.
  4. We had not been meeting them in the last few years.
  5. Had they not been in jail before meeting us?

Future Indefinite Tense

  1. I will read this book.
  2. We will go to our village.
  3. I think you will read this book.
  4. she will go to Quetta.
  5. You will have to read this very book.

Future Continuous Tense

  1. Our students will be listening to the President’s speech tomorrow evening.
  2. I shall not be calling her today.
  3. My companions will not be returning from college.
  4. Shall we not be discussing this matter?
  5. Will you not be watching this film the day after tomorrow?

Future Perfect Tense

  1. I shall have returned from the market by 3 o’clock.
  2. We shall have had the meal before his arrival.
  3. Alee will not have finished his work by evening.
  4. By Sunday we shall not have answered their letters.
  5. Shall I have reached Miami on this bus in two hours?

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  1. In December, I will have been working at my company for two months.
  2. At six o’clock, I will have been waiting for one hour.
  3. When I turn twenty, I will have been eating mangoes for eleven years.
  4. On Friday, I will have known you for a month.
  5. I will have made fifty-five pancakes by Christmas.