Flashcards on Verbal Tenses in English

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What is the present simple tense?

The present simple tense is used to describe actions or states that are habitual, factual, or general truths. For example: 'I eat breakfast every morning.'

What is the present continuous tense?

The present continuous tense is used to describe actions that are happening right now, or are planned to happen in the future. For example: 'She is watching a movie right now.'

What is the present perfect tense?

The present perfect tense is used to describe actions that took place at an unspecified time in the past or actions that started in the past and continue up to the present. For example: 'I have lived in this city for five years.'

What is the past simple tense?

The past simple tense is used to describe completed actions in the past. For example: 'He went to the store to buy milk.'

What is the past continuous tense?

The past continuous tense is used to describe actions that were in progress at a specific time or interrupted actions in the past. For example: 'I was studying when she called.'

What is the past perfect tense?

The past perfect tense is used to describe actions that happened before another action in the past. For example: 'She had left before I arrived.'

What is the future simple tense?

The future simple tense is used to describe actions that will happen in the future. For example: 'I will see you tomorrow.'

What is the future continuous tense?

The future continuous tense is used to describe actions that will be in progress at a specific time in the future. For example: 'I will be studying at 7 p.m.'

What is the future perfect tense?

The future perfect tense is used to describe actions that will be completed at a specific time in the future. For example: 'By next month, I will have graduated from college.'

What is the present perfect continuous tense?

The present perfect continuous tense is used to describe actions that started in the past and continue up to the present. For example: 'I have been studying for five hours.'

What is the past perfect continuous tense?

The past perfect continuous tense is used to describe actions that started in the past and continued up to another point in the past. For example: 'She had been waiting for an hour when I arrived.'

What is the future perfect continuous tense?

The future perfect continuous tense is used to describe actions that will start in the future and continue up to a specific time in the future. For example: 'By next year, I will have been working here for ten years.'

What is the conditional tense?

The conditional tense is used to describe actions that are dependent on a condition being met. For example: 'If I have time, I will go to the party.'

What is the imperative tense?

The imperative tense is used to give commands or make requests. For example: 'Please give me the book.'

What is the infinitive tense?

The infinitive tense is the base form of a verb and is used with 'to' before it. For example: 'I want to learn how to play the guitar.'

What is the present simple tense?

The present simple tense is used to describe actions or states that are habitual, factual, or general truths. For example: 'I eat breakfast every morning.'

What is the present continuous tense?

The present continuous tense is used to describe actions that are happening right now, or are planned to happen in the future. For example: 'She is watching a movie right now.'

What is the present perfect tense?

The present perfect tense is used to describe actions that took place at an unspecified time in the past or actions that started in the past and continue up to the present. For example: 'I have lived in this city for five years.'

What is the past simple tense?

The past simple tense is used to describe completed actions in the past. For example: 'He went to the store to buy milk.'

What is the past continuous tense?

The past continuous tense is used to describe actions that were in progress at a specific time or interrupted actions in the past. For example: 'I was studying when she called.'

What is the past perfect tense?

The past perfect tense is used to describe actions that happened before another action in the past. For example: 'She had left before I arrived.'

What is the future simple tense?

The future simple tense is used to describe actions that will happen in the future. For example: 'I will see you tomorrow.'

What is the future continuous tense?

The future continuous tense is used to describe actions that will be in progress at a specific time in the future. For example: 'I will be studying at 7 p.m.'

What is the future perfect tense?

The future perfect tense is used to describe actions that will be completed at a specific time in the future. For example: 'By next month, I will have graduated from college.'

What is the present perfect continuous tense?

The present perfect continuous tense is used to describe actions that started in the past and continue up to the present. For example: 'I have been studying for five hours.'

What is the past perfect continuous tense?

The past perfect continuous tense is used to describe actions that started in the past and continued up to another point in the past. For example: 'She had been waiting for an hour when I arrived.'

What is the future perfect continuous tense?

The future perfect continuous tense is used to describe actions that will start in the future and continue up to a specific time in the future. For example: 'By next year, I will have been working here for ten years.'

What is the conditional tense?

The conditional tense is used to describe actions that are dependent on a condition being met. For example: 'If I have time, I will go to the party.'

What is the imperative tense?

The imperative tense is used to give commands or make requests. For example: 'Please give me the book.'

What is the infinitive tense?

The infinitive tense is the base form of a verb and is used with 'to' before it. For example: 'I want to learn how to play the guitar.'

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