If you are a beginner in tenses. You are searching where I can learn all the tenses. Here I have provided a basic tense chart.
It helps to remember all the rules and formulas easily. you can be saved this chart offline to learn in your spare time.
The table below shows a chart of tenses in English.
|Simple||He drives a car||He drove a car||He will drive a car|
|Continuous||He is driving a car||He was driving a car||He will be driving a car|
|Perfect||He has driven a car||He had driven a car||He will have driven a car|
|Perfect Continuous||He has been driving a car since morning||He had been driving a car since a 6 am.||He will have driving a car |
at 6 am tomorrow.
Tense Chart Rules & Examples
12 Basic form of Tenses with Examples
- Formula: Sub+V1+Obj
- Positive: He plays cricket.
- Negative: He does not play cricket.
- Question: Does he play cricket?
- Formula: Sub+V2+Obj
- Positive: Emma went to school.
- Negative: Emma did not go to school.
- Question: Did Emma go to school?
- Formula: Sub+will+V1+Obj
- Positive: She will write an email.
- Negative: She won’t write an email.
- Question: Will she write an email?
- Formula: Sub+am/is/are+V1+Ing+Obj
- Positive: We are listening to a song.
- Negative: We aren’t listening to a song.
- Question: Are we listening to a song?
- Formula: Sub+was/were+V1+Ing+Obj
- Positive: They were writing an essay.
- Negative: They weren’t writing an essay.
- Question: Were they writing an essay?
- Formula: Sub+will be+V1+Ing+Obj
- Positive: Ben will be going home.
- Negative: Ben won’t be going home.
- Question: will ben go home?
- Formula: Sub+have/has+V3+Obj
- Positive: He has read a book.
- Negative: He hasn’t read a book.
- Question: has he read a book?
- Formula: Sub+had+V3+Obj
- Positive: They had bought a new mobile.
- Negative: They hadn’t bought a new mobile.
- Question: had they buy a new mobile?
- Formula: Sub+will have+V3+Obj
- Positive: She will have sung a song.
- Negative: She won’t have sung a song.
- Question: will have she sing a song?
- Formula: Sub+have/has+been+V1+Ing+Obj
- Positive: David has been losing weight.
- Negative: David hasn’t been losing weight.
- Question: has been David lose weight?
- Formula: Sub+had+been +V1+Ing+Obj
- Positive: He had been reading novels since morning.
- Negative: He hadn’t been reading novels since morning.
- Question: had he been reading a book since morning?
- Formula: Sub+will have+been+V1+Ing+Obj
- Positive: He will have been driving a car at 6 am tomorrow.
- Negative: He won’t have driving a car at 6 am tomorrow.
- Question: will have been he driving a car at 6 am tomorrow.?