12 Types of Tenses with Examples and Formula PDF
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12 Types of Tenses with Examples and Formula PDF
If the subject is third person singular number then we have to add s or es with the verb.
Uses: This tense is used to express any universal or general truth or habit and routine.
- I drink coffee every morning.
- Honey is sweet.
- The earth is revolves around the sun.
- Water boil at 100° c.
- I play cricket.
- Do/Does + Subject + V1 +......
- Question word + do/does + Subject + V1 + .....
- Do you read the book?
- Do you play cricket?
- Why do you drink coffee?
- Does he go to the park?
- Why does she not clean the house?
- We do not know him.
- He does not love her.
- They do not play football.
- I do not drink tea.
- Ram does not watch tv.
Uses: This tense is used to express any action happening now (at the time of speaking) or temporary activity.
- It is raining outside.
- I am playing cricket with my friends.
- Avijit is learning to play guitar.
- I am learning computer programming.
- We are going to a tour.
- Am/Is/Are + Subject + V1 + ing + ...?
- Question word + am/is/are + Subject + V1 + ing + .....?
- Is he going to school?
- Why you are watching the tv?
- Am I reading the book?
- Are you playing chess?
- Is she doing the party?
- I am not suffering from fever.
- He is not reading the book.
- They are not going to the office.
- He is not driving the car.
- You are not coming here.
Uses: This tense is used to express any experience in life and recent action or event (here time is not mention).
- I have done it.
- I have finished my home work (may be 5 minutes or 1 hour ago but here time is not important).
- I have taught computer to many students.
- My hand has broken.
- She has died.
- Have/Has + Subject + V3 + .....?
- Question word + has/have + Subject + V3 + .....?
- Has he gone to school?
- Have I drunk coffee?
- What have you read today?
- Why has she come here?
- Why have they told lie?
- I have not done it.
- He has not built the house.
- You have not played cricket.
- You have not given the exam.
- Riya has not eaten yet.
Uses: This tense is used to express any action that started in the past and are still continuing.
- I have been playing cricket for 5 years.
- I have been living here for 10 years.
- He has been waiting at the bus stand since 6pm.
- She has been studying for 3 hours.
- I have been waiting to see the doctor since 4pm.
- Have/Has + Subject + been + V1 + ing + ..... + since/for + .....?
- Question word + have/has + Subject + been + V1 + ing +..... + since/for + ....?
- Have you been playing since 3 o' clock?
- Has he been reading for two hours?
- Why have you been sleeping since 12 pm?
- Has she been cooking for three hours?
- Have you been eating for one hour?
- I have not been sleeping since 12 pm.
- He has not been waiting for me since 4 o' clock.
- She has not been reading for three hours.
- They have not been playing since 3 pm.
- I have not been working for one month.
12 Types of Tenses with Examples and Formula
Uses: This tense is used to express any completed action in the past or any habitual action in the past.
- I drank coffee.
- My father built this house in 2008.
- I played cricket with my friend.
- He bought a car from kolkata.
- I called him.
Uses: This tense is used to express any unfinished, ongoing action in the past (+ finished action).
- I was reading when he came.
- It was raining when the power went out.
- We were playing cricket.
- I saw an accident while i was going to the market.
- When i came she was crying.
Uses: This tense is used to express which action happen first when there are two more past action.
- The train had left the platform before i reached the station.
- He had read the book before i came.
- He had come to the theater before i came.
- I had fallen asleep before 9 o'clock.
- I had reached my home before rain started.
Uses: This tense is used to denotes an continuous action in the past before another finished action.
- I had been waiting for 2 hours when the doctor arrived.
- I had been working when he came.
- He had been suffering from fever before the doctor came.
- They had been playing cricket before rain started.
- I had been reading the book before she came to my house.
12 Types of tenses with examples and formula pdf
Uses: This tense is used to denotes an action that will happen in the future.
- India will will win the world cup.
- He will come to our home.
- I shall go to the school.
- He will buy a car from kolkata.
- We shall go to the Tajmahal.
Uses: This tense is used to denotes any on going action in the future.
- I will be driving at that time.
- She will be doing it.
- I shall be workin in the office when he come home.
- Tomorrow she will be washing the clothes.
Uses: This tense is used to denotes any action will be completed at some point of time in the future.
- I shall have finished the work before you come.
- He will have completed the work by monday.
- She will have finished the book.
- It will have stopped raining.
Uses: This tense is used to denotes any ongoing action in the future with duration.
- By august i will have been living in London for six months.
- By january he will have been saving money for one year.