3 Main Tenses in English
In this lesson we are going to discover the main information about English three main tenses.
as we know, all langueges have tenses with by them we can recognise the real time of our activities and moments we live and we passby trough in this life.
Here is the three main tenses we have
the present tense
the past tense
the future tense
So, what we mean by verb tense and what are these main tenses
verb tenses are changes that happen on verbs to talk about different times and moments, so by the we could know the real time of our own happenings and movements.
let s give a bit difinition to each one of them
the present tense used when an activity happening right now and to describe a state of being.
the present tense used also to describe habits, general truths and fixed situations and facts
the sun rises in the est
creatures need food to live
I read newspapers everyday
she is playing basketball now
and we have the past tense
the past tense used to describe an action that is simply has taken place in the past and may still in progress
the past tense, the action started and ended in the past
I visited my friend yesterday.
we spent our holiday ina canada last year.
my small town was growing up very quickly.
she had met him before the party
and we have the future tense
the future tense refers to a time before than now and expresses facts and certainty
the future tense used also to express an action that hasen t occured yet but will happen in the future
he will pass the exam next week.
will you come to dine with me tonight.
I won t live untill I have seen the doctor.