Verb Tense Overview

Verb Tense Overview with Examples

Simple Present Simple Past Simple Future

[VERB] + s/es in third person

I work every day.

 

 

 

 

[VERB+ed] or irregular verbs(great list)

Two years ago, I worked in Quebec.

 

 

 

[will + VERB]

 I will work in English next year.

[am/is/are + going to + verb]

I am going to work in English next year.

Present Continuous / Progressive Past Continuous / Progressive Future Continuous / Progressive

[am/is/are+VERB+ing]

I am working in English now.

 

 

 

 

[was/were + VERB+ing]

I was working when you called yesterday.

 

 

 

[will be + VERB +ing]

I will be working when you call tonight.

[am/is/are + going to be + Verb+ing]

I am going to be working when you call tonight

Present Perfect Past Perfect Future Perfect

[has/have + past participle]

I have worked in many departments.

 

 

 

 

 

[had + past participle]

I had worked  in English before I moved to Quebec City.

 

 

 

 

 

[will have + past participle]

I will have worked on every tense by the time I finish this course.

[am/is/are + going to have + past participle]

I am going to have worked on every tense by the time I finish this course.

Present Perfect Continuous / Progressive Past Perfect Continuous / Progressive Future Perfect Continuous / Progressive

[has/have+been +VERB +ing]

I have been working on English for five years.

 

 

 

 

 

[had been + VERB +ing]

I had been working in English for five years before I moved Quebec City

 

 

 

 

 

[will have been +      VERB + ing]

I will have been working on English for over three hours by the time you call.

[am/is/are + going to have been + VERB +ing]


I
am going to have been working on for over three hours by the time you call.

The diagrams are from  Englishpage.com

 

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