Verb tenses tell us when things happen.      Events can happen in the                Past              Present            ...
The PastThis is when an event has already happened. I walked across to buy some sweets from the shop. I shouted to my brot...
The Present This is when an event is actually happening.I am walking across to buy some sweets fromthe shop.I am shouting ...
The Future This is when an event has not taken place yet.I will walk across to buy some sweets from theshop.I will shout t...
Look at each of these sentences anddecide what tense it has been written in.We went for a walk.George will rush into schoo...
Lucy will be driving me to school today.I am smelling my supper cooking in thekitchen.Shelley will be coming for lunch onS...
Can you make the following sentencesinto the past, the present and the futuretense?I like going to Manchester with my Mum....
I will laugh at the clown in the circus.I am laughing at the clown in the circus.       PRESENTI laughed at the clown in t...
Remember!Whenever you are writing you should tryto stay in the same tense all the waythrough.
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  1. 1. Verb tenses tell us when things happen. Events can happen in the Past Present Future
  2. 2. The PastThis is when an event has already happened. I walked across to buy some sweets from the shop. I shouted to my brother in the playground. I ran down the lane with the dog.
  3. 3. The Present This is when an event is actually happening.I am walking across to buy some sweets fromthe shop.I am shouting to my brother in the playground.I am running down the lane with the dog.
  4. 4. The Future This is when an event has not taken place yet.I will walk across to buy some sweets from theshop.I will shout to my brother in the playground.I will run down the lane with the dog.
  5. 5. Look at each of these sentences anddecide what tense it has been written in.We went for a walk.George will rush into school today.City beat United 6-0 last week.
  6. 6. Lucy will be driving me to school today.I am smelling my supper cooking in thekitchen.Shelley will be coming for lunch onSunday.
  7. 7. Can you make the following sentencesinto the past, the present and the futuretense?I like going to Manchester with my Mum.I like going to Manchester with my Mum. PRESENTI liked going to Manchester with my Mum. PASTI will like going to Manchester with my Mum. FUTURE
  8. 8. I will laugh at the clown in the circus.I am laughing at the clown in the circus. PRESENTI laughed at the clown in the circus. PASTI will laugh at the clown in the circus. FUTUREI swam in the pool on Wednesday.I am swimming in the pool on Wednesday. PRESENTI swam in the pool on Wednesday. PASTI will swim in the pool on Wednesday. FUTURE
  9. 9. Remember!Whenever you are writing you should tryto stay in the same tense all the waythrough.

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