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Verb Tense      Tense denotes the time of the action  indicated by a verb. The time is not alwaysthe same as that indicate...
6 Types                     Verb Tenses                             Present    Past     FuturePresent   Past   Future     ...
Present Perfect Tense   Present perfect tense expresses action    completed at the present time (perfect    means complet...
Past Perfect Tense   Past perfect tense expresses    action completed before certain    time in the past. (This is the   ...
Future Perfect Tense   Future perfect tense expresses    action which will be completed    before a certain time in the  ...
Verb Forms             Verb Forms   Regular                Irregular
Regular Verbs   Regular verbs form their past    tense and past participle by    adding –ed or –d to their present    ten...
Regular verbs and their            Principal PartsPrincipal    Present Present Past        PastParts:             Tense   ...
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Perfect Tenses of the Verb

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  1. 1. Verb Tense Tense denotes the time of the action indicated by a verb. The time is not alwaysthe same as that indicated by the name of the tense.
  2. 2. 6 Types Verb Tenses Present Past FuturePresent Past Future Perfect Perfect Perfect
  3. 3. Present Perfect Tense Present perfect tense expresses action completed at the present time (perfect means complete) or begun in the past and continuing into the present. This tense uses the helping verbs has and have and the past participle of the verb. Examples:  He has written a letter to his uncle. (completed action)  The Waltons have lived here for seven years. (continuing)
  4. 4. Past Perfect Tense Past perfect tense expresses action completed before certain time in the past. (This is the before-past tense.) It uses the helping verb had and the past participle of the verb. Example: She had written the letter before I saw her.
  5. 5. Future Perfect Tense Future perfect tense expresses action which will be completed before a certain time in the future. (This is the before-future tense) It uses the helping verbs will have or shall have and the past participle of the verb. Example: He will have finished the paper before next Friday.
  6. 6. Verb Forms Verb Forms Regular Irregular
  7. 7. Regular Verbs Regular verbs form their past tense and past participle by adding –ed or –d to their present tense form. More than 95% of all English verbs are regular. Regular verbs cause few problems in speaking and writing.
  8. 8. Regular verbs and their Principal PartsPrincipal Present Present Past PastParts: Tense Participle Tense ParticipleVerb:To call call, calling called (have) calls calledTo dust dust, dusting dusted (have) dusts dusted
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