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VERB TENSE CHART http://www.english4all.pro.br/verbtense.

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TENSE Simple Present Present Continuous Simple Past Past Continuous Future with Going to Simple Future POSITIVE I play soccer on Mondays. He's (is) working at the moment. NEGATIVE They don't (do not) play tennis They aren't (are not) coming this evening. QUESTION Does she like U2? What are you doing? USE Habitual activities - States Actions happening at the present moment. Near future intention and scheduling.

She went to Paris They didn't (did Where did she Actions happening at a defined last week. not) drive to work. get that hat? moment in the past. I was watching TV when you called. He wasn't (was What were you Interrupted past action, action not) working doing when I happening at a specific moment when she arrived. called? in time in the past.

He's (is) going to They're (are) not Where are you fly to Boston next going to invite the Future intent or planned action going to stay? week. Browns. I'll (will) meet you He won't (will not) Will they visit at the airport be able to come. us soon? tomorrow. Decisions made at the moment about the future, future predictions, future promises

Present Perfect

I've (have) seen Mick three times this week.

1)To express an action that was begun in the past and continues She hasn't (has How long have into the present. 2) To express not) been to New you worked at an action that happened in the UNspecified past. 3) To express York. Smith's? a recent action that has a present effect. To express the duration of a continuous activity begun in the past and continuing into the present. To express an action that happens before another action in the past. To express the duration of a continuous activity begun before another activity in the past.

Present Perfect Continuous

How long have She's (has) been They haven't you been waiting for over (have not) been working on that three hours. studying for long. problem? She hadn't (had I'd (had) already not) been to eaten before they Rome before that came. trip. She'd (had) been waiting for three hours when he finally arrived. I'll (will) be cooking dinner when you arrive. We'll (will) have lived here for twenty years by 2005. He'll (will) have been sleeping for a few hours by the time we arrive. Had you ever seen such a crazy lady before that?

Past Perfect

Past Perfect Continuous

How long had I hadn't (had not) you been been sleeping for playing tennis long when I heard when she the doorbell ring. arrived? They won't (will not) be living in Paris this time next year. She won't (will not) have finished her homework by the time we arrive. She won't (will not) have been working for long by 5 o'clock. What will you be doing next week at this time? How long will you have lived in France by the end of next year?

Future Continuous

Future action at a specific moment in the future. To express what will have happened or how long something will have happened up to a certain point in the future.

Future Perfect

Future Perfect Continuous

How long will To express the duration of an you have been activity up to a point of time in driving by 6 the future. o'clock?

FUTURE: Form Will

Meaning / Usage volunteering to do something deciding at the time of speaking to do something talking about something that is already decided talking about something that is already arranged talking about a schedule, timetable or program

Example Angelo: I need a pencil. Sarah: I'll lend you mine. Angelo: Have you registered for the class yet? Sarah: Not yet. I'm going to register tomorrow. Angelo: Do you want to go to the movies tonight? Sarah: Sorry, I can't. I'm playing soccer. Angelo: What time does the next bus leave? Sarah: It leaves at six.

Going to Present Continuous Present simple

Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps and form sentences. Use the going to-future. Example: She _____________ a present for her mother. (to buy) Answer: She is going to buy a present for her mother. or She's going to buy a present for her mother. 1) He 2) We 3) My sister 4) You 5) Jane 6) They 7) His brother 8) She 9) I his friend. (to phone) a new computer game. (to play) TV. (to watch) a picnic next Tuesday. (to have) to the office. (to go) to the bus stop this afternoon. (to walk) a letter to his uncle today. (to write) her aunt. (to visit) my homework after school. (to do) their friends. (to meet)

10) Sophie and Nick

Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps and form sentences. Use the will-future. Example: The weather ______ nice at the weekend. (to be) Answer: The weather will be nice at the weekend. 1) Tomorrow it 2) My friend in the north-west. (to rain) 12 next Monday. (to be) a word with you. (to have)

3) Hey John! Wait a minute. I 4) She 5) I think you 6) They 7) The teacher 8) He

her boss next week. (to contact) this job. (to get) at about 6 pm. (to arrive) this exercise. (to explain) the bottle of water. (to drop)

9) Lots of accidents 10) She

in that weather. (to happen) if you show her the spider. (to scream)

Fill in the verbs in brackets in the Future Progressive. Example: Max ______________ on the computer when his mother comes home. (to play) Answer: Max will be playing on the computer when his mother comes home.

1) Peggy 2) We 3) This time next week he 4) At 6 o'clock on Friday they 5) It 6) Tomorrow at nine I 7) Andy 8) You 9) She 10) They

to the party on Saturday. (to come) him tomorrow. (to meet) to South Africa. (to fly) the new song. (to sing)

when I reach Bangkok. (to rain) a test. (to write) a video when I arrive tonight. (to watch) pizza soon. (to eat) when you telephone her. (to sleep) in Budapest just about now. (to arrive)

Fill in the verbs in brackets in the Future Perfect. Example: He ______________ the suitcase by tomorrow. (to pack) Answer: He will have packed the suitcase by tomorrow. 1) Anne 2) We 3) She 4) I 5) Sam 6) She 7) The police 8) They 9) Paolo her bike next week. (to repair) the washing by 8 o'clock. (to do) Paris by the end of next year. (to visit) this by 6 o'clock. (to finish) by next week. (to leave) this with her mother tonight. (to discuss) the driver. (to arrest) their essay by tomorrow. (to write) the teams. (to manage) our mission. (to fulfil)

10) If we can do that - then we

Put in the verbs in brackets in the correct tenses. http://www.englisch-hilfen.de/en/exercises/tenses/mix2.htm Example: The sun ______________ now. (to shine) Answer: The sun is shining now.

1) We 2) I 3) Look! It

TV when it started to rain. (to watch) to visit you yesterday, but you , so we can't not at home. (to want) (to be) to the beach. (to rain) (to go) soon. (to rain)

4) There are a lot of clouds! It 5) The sun 6) Since 2003 they 7) While the doctor wait) 8) I 9) After Larry 10) Wait a minute, I PRESENT CONTINUOUS:

in the East. (to rise) their son every year. (to visit) Mr Jones, his son for my girlfriend for two hours. (to wait) the film on TV, he decided to buy the book. (to see) this box for you. (to carry) outside this morning. (to examine) (to

Put in the verb in brackets into the gaps and form affirmative sentences. Use the long form of the auxiliary. Example: Jane __________ a magazine. (to read) Answer: Jane is reading a magazine.

1) Alexander 2) We 3) The dog 4) Peter

a film. (to watch) a computer game. (to play) at the cat. (to bark) his rabbits. (to feed) a song. (to sing)

5) Philipp and Johnny 6) Mary 7) I 8) Peggy

her hair. (to wash) to Doris. (to talk) a picture. (to draw) their mother. (to help)

9) Henry and his sister 10) You

the poem by heart. (to learn)

PAST CONTINUOUS: Put in the verbs in brackets into the gaps and form affirmative sentences. Example: Eddie __________ a comic. (to read) Answer: Eddie was reading a comic.

1) I 2) He 3) The boys 4) We 5) She

to my friend. (to talk) the beds. (to make) the parrots. (to feed) breakfast at 5:30 this morning. (to have) a nice skirt. (to wear) . (to cry)

6) Tom's younger brother 7) You 8) My father 9) They 10) Robert

photos with my new camera, weren't you? (to take) vegetables at the supermarket. (to buy) on the sofa. (to sit) on the beach. (to lie)

1) We were watching TV when it started to rain. 2) I wanted to visit you yesterday, but you were not at home. 3) Look! It is raining, so we can't go to the beach. 4) There are a lot of clouds! It is going to rain soon. 5) The sun rises in the East. 6) Since 2003 they have visited their son every year. 7) While the doctor was examining Mr Jones, his son was waiting outside this morning. 8) I have been waiting for my girlfriend for two hours. 9) After Larry had seen the film on TV, he decided to buy the book. 10) Wait a minute, I will carry this box for you

1) Anne will have repaired her bike next week. 2) We shall have done the washing by 8 o'clock. 3) She will have visited Paris by the end of next year. 4) I shall have finished this by 6 o'clock. 5) Sam will have left by next week. 6) She will have discussed this with her mother tonight. 7) The police will have arrested the driver. 8) They will have written their essay by tomorrow. 9) Paolo will have managed the teams. 10) If we can do that - then we shall have fulfilled our mission.

1) Tomorrow it will rain in the north-west. 2) My friend will be 12 next Monday. 3) Hey John! Wait a minute. I will have a word with you. 4) She will contact her boss next week. 5) I think you will get this job. 6) They will arrive at about 6 pm. 7) The teacher will explain this exercise. 8) He will drop the bottle of water. 9) Lots of accidents will happen in that weather. 10) She will scream if you show her the spider. 1) I was talking to my friend. 1) Peggy will be coming to the party on Saturday. 2) We will be meeting him tomorrow. 3) This time next week he will be flying to South Africa. 4) At 6 o'clock on Friday they will be singing the new song. 5) It will probably be raining when I reach Bangkok. 6) Tomorrow at nine I will be writing a test. 7) Andy will be watching a video when I arrive tonight. 8) You will be eating pizza soon. 9) She will be sleeping when you telephone her. 10) They will be arriving in Budapest just about now. 2) He was making the beds. 3) The boys were feeding the parrots. 4) We were having breakfast at 5:30 this morning. 5) She was wearing a nice skirt. 6) Tom's younger brother was crying. 7) You were taking photos with my new camera, weren't you? 8) My father was buying vegetables at the supermarket. 9) They were sitting on the sofa. 10) Robert was lying on the beach. 1) Alexander is watching a film. 2) We are playing a computer game. 3) The dog is barking at the cat. 4) Peter is feeding his rabbits. 5) Philipp and Johnny are singing a song. 6) Mary is washing her hair. 7) I am talking to Doris. 9) Henry and his sister are helping their mother. 10) You are learning the poem by heart.