Verb Tenses (Active)

 

Simple (Indefinite)

Continuous (Progressive)

Perfect (Perfect Simple)

Perfect Continuous

Future

+ S+will + V

-S+won’t + V

?will+S+V

•Spontaneous

Decisions

•General predictions

 

+ S+will+be+Ving

- _____________

?_____________

At 5 o’clock tomorrow

+ S+will+have+Ved (III)

- _____________

?_____________

By 2057

+ S+will+have+been+Ving

- _____________

?_____________

•for 4 years by 1015

Present

S+V (+s for he, she, it)

-S+doesn’t +V

?__________

 

 

Usually

Regularly

Often

Rarely

Every day/year

 

S+am/ is/ are+Ving

- _____________

?_____________

•Now

•At the moment

•Currently

•Future arrangements

S+have/has+Ved (III)

- _____________

?_____________

•Already

•Yet

•Ever

•Never /always (about the past)

So far

S+have/has+been+Ving

- _____________

?_____________

•For 5 years

•Since 1995

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Past

S+Ved (II)

- _____________

?_____________

•5 years ago

•Yesterday

• When I was a child

•In 1999

•During the war

S+was/were +Ving

- _____________

?_____________

•While

•When you called me,

S+had+Ved (III)

- _____________

?_____________

Before I started

After…

S+had+been +Ving

- _____________

?_____________

for 5 years before I met him