12 Tenses in english with examples – Infographic Pdf

Tenses in English!

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Complete Tenses Structure Chart

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Present Tenses in English!

Present Simple Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + V1(s/es) + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + Do not/Does not + V1 + Ob

(?)——— Do/Does + Sub. + V1 + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I run I do not run Do I run?
You run You do run Do you run?
He runs He  does run Does he run?
She runs She does run Does she run?
It runs It does run Does it run?
We run We do run Do we run?
They run They do run Do they run?

 

Present Continuous Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + is/are/am + V(ing) + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + (Is, are, am) Not + V(ing) + Ob

(?)——— is/are/am + Sub. + V(ing) + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I am taking Tea. I am taking Tea. Am I taking tea?
You are taking Tea. You are not taking Tea. Are you taking tea?
He is taking Tea. He is not taking Tea. Is he taking tea?
She is taking Tea. She is not taking Tea. Is she taking tea?
It is taking Tea. It is not taking Tea. Is it taking tea?
We are taking Tea. We are not taking Tea. Are we taking tea?
They are taking Tea. They are not taking Tea. Are they taking tea?

 

Present Perfect Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + Has/Have + V3 + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + (Has/Have) not + V3 + Ob

(?)——— Has/Have + Sub. + V3 + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I have Played. I have not Played. Have I Played?
We have Played. We have not Played. Have we Played?
They have Played. They have not Played. Have they Played?
You have Played. You have not Played. Have you Played?
He has Played. He has not Played. Has he Played?
she has Played. she has not Played. Has she Played?
It has Played. It has not Played. Has it Played?

 

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + (Has/Have) been + V(ing) + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + (Has been/Have been) not + V(ing) + Ob

(?)——— Has/Have + Sub. + been + V(ing) + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

He has been playing. He has not been Playing. Has he been Playing?
She has been Playing. She has not been Playing. Has she been Playing?
It has been Playing. It has not been Playing. Has it been Playing?
I have been playing. I have not been Playing. Have I been Playing?
We have been playing. We have not been Playing. Have we been Playing?
You have been Playing. You have not been Playing. Have you been Playing?
They have been Playing. They have not been Playing. Have they been Playing?

 

Past Tenses in English

Simple Past Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + V2 + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + Did not + V1 + Ob

(?)——— Did + Sub. + V1 + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I ran I did not run Did I run?
You ran You did not run Did you run?
He ran He did not run Did he run?
She ran She did not run Did she run?
It ran It did not run Did it run?
We ran We did not run Did we run?
They ran They did not run Did they run?

 

Past Continuous Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + was/were + V(ing) + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + (was/were) Not + V(ing) + Ob

(?)——— was/were + Sub. + V(ing) + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I was taking Tea. I was taking Tea. Was I taking tea?
You were taking Tea. You were not taking Tea. Were you taking tea?
He was taking Tea. He was not taking Tea. Was he taking tea?
She was taking Tea. She was not taking Tea. Was she taking tea?
It was taking Tea. It was not taking Tea. Was it taking tea?
We were taking Tea. We were not taking Tea. Were we taking tea?
They were taking Tea. They were not taking Tea. Were they taking tea?

 

Past Perfect Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + had + V3 + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + had not + V3 + Ob

(?)——— had + Sub. + V3 + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I had Played. I had not Played. Had I Played?
We had Played. We had not Played. Had we Played?
They had Played. They had not Played. Had they Played?
You had Played. You had not Played. Had you Played?
He had Played. He had not Played. Had he Played?
she had Played. she had not Played. Had she Played?
It had Played. It had not Played. Had it Played?

 

 Past perfect continuous Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + had been + V(ing) + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + had not + V(ing) + Ob

(?)——— had + Sub. + been + V(ing) + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

He had been Playing. He had not been Playing. Had he been Playing?
She had been Playing. She had not been Playing. Had she been Playing?
It had been Playing. It had not been Playing. Had It been Playing?
I had been playing. I had not been Playing. Had I been Playing?
We had been Playing. We had not been Playing. Had We been Playing?
You had been Playing. You had not been Playing. Had you been Playing?
They had been Playing. They had not been Playing. Had They been Playing?

 

Future Tenses in English!

Future Simple Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + will/shall + V1+ Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + (will/shall) not + V1 + Ob

(?)——— will/shall + Sub. + V1 + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I will run I will not run Will I run?
You will run You will not run Will you run?
He will runs He  will not runs Will he runs?
She will runs She will not runs Will she runs?
It will runs It will not runs Will it runs?
We will run We will not run Will we run?
They will run They will not run Will they run?

 

Future Continuous Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + (will/shall) be + V(ing)+ Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + (will/shall) not + be + V(ing) + Ob

(?)——— will/shall + Sub. + be + V(ing) + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I will be running I will not be running Will I be running?
You will be running You will not be running Will you be running?
He will be running He  will not be running Will, he running?
She will be running She will not be running Will, she running?
It will be running It will not be running Will, it running?
We will be running We will not be running Will we be running?
They will be running They will not be running Will they be running?

 

Future Perfect Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + (will/shall) have + V(3) + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + (will/shall) + not + have + V(3) + Ob

(?)——— will/shall + Sub. + have + V(3) + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I will have Played. I will not have Played. Will I Have Played.
We will have Played. We will not have Played. Will we Have Played.
They will have Played. They will not have Played. Will they Have Played.
You will have Played. You will not have Played. Will you Have Played.
He will have Played. He will not have Played. Will he Have Played.
she will have Played. she will not have Played. Will she Have Played.
It will have Played. It will not have Played. Will it Have Played.

 

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Tense Structure

(+) —— Sub. + (will/shall) have been + V(ing) + Ob.

(-) ——– Sub. + (will/shall) + not + have been + V(ing) + Ob

(?)——— will/shall + Sub. + have been + V(ing) + Ob. + ?

 

Affirmative (+)

Negative (-)

Interrogative (?)

I will have been Played. I will not have been Played. Will I Have been Played.
We will have been Played. We will not have been Played. Will we Have been Played.
They will have been Played. They will not have been Played. Will they Have been Played.
You will have been Played. You will not have been Played. Will you Have been Played.
He will have been Played. He will not have been Played. Will he Have been Played.
she will have been Played. she will not have been Played. Will she Have been Played.
It will have been Played. It will not have been Played. Will it Have been Played.

 

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simple present tense

 

simple past tense

 

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