Don’t fell tense about the tenses

Don’t fell tense about the tenses
The rule: The term “tense”,in traditional approaches to grammar, relates to the conjugation(the different forms) of the a verb used to indicate the time frame – past, present or future – of the continuance or completion of an action or state
Don't fell tense about the tenses

There are twelve tense commonly used in English. Tenses determine when an action or stat occurred(or will occur) and are arguable the most important verb structures.

The list of 12 tenses with their form and usage:

Numb Tense Info Examples
1 Present simple To determine the here and now, regular repeated actions
and things that are always true. Use the base form of the verb, and add -s for the third person singular.
I eat
You swim
Fish swim in the sea
2 Present Continuous To describe an ongoing or series of actions occurring at the time of speaking, sometimes called present progressive You are reading UKgoodbye’s blog.
I am feeling very good today
3 Present perfect The present perfect is formed from the present tense of the verb have and the past participle of a verb. The present perfect relates to the unfinished time of an action either leading up to the present or recently completed prior to the present point of speaking Have you ever been to Havana?

Yes, I have been to Havana

  • I have been to Madrid
4 Present Perfect continuous The present perfect continuous usually emphasizes duration, or the amount of time that an action has been taking place. It is formed with have/has + the past participle of the verb “to be” and the present participle(ing) of the main verb(n this case coding) I have been coding for 27 years.
5 Past simple It is used to describe an action that has occurred in the past and has finished or a repeated completed action in the past. I played tennis every Monday for a year.
I lived in Madrid for more 10 years.
6 Past Continuous Info Example
7 Past perfect Info Example
8 Past perfect continuous Info Example
9 Future simple Info Example
10 Future continuous Info Example
11 Future Perfect Info Example
12 Future Perfect continuous Info Example