the 4 timeframes<br />present<br />Example: she writes(see chart 4)<br />past<br />Example: she wrote(see chart 6)<br />fu...
perfect<br />progressive<br />passive<br />the 3 feature frames<br />Example: she has written(see chart  )<br />Example: s...
future 	will writewill havewillbe<br />the forms of the verb<br />past	wrotehadwas, were<br />base 		write	have	be<br />pr...
present<br />Ann is a journalist at FreeTime Magazine. She writesthe Holiday Report.<br />
past<br />now (3 p.m.)<br />this morning<br />She wrote the Hawaii Report this morning, before her boss arrived.<br />
future<br />now<br />tomorrow<br />She will write the Report tomorrow - if she has time.<br />
presentperfect<br />CYPRUS<br />now (3 p.m.)<br />… …so far today  ... ...<br />She has written the Report already. Here i...
presentprogressive<br />… right now ...<br />She is writing the holiday report just now - so don't talk to her.<br />
presentpassive<br />The Report is written in three languages.<br />
CYPRUS<br />presentperfectprogressive<br />now (11 a.m.)<br />… … all morning … …<br />Yawn!<br />She is writing the Repor...
pastperfect<br />CYPRUS<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />this morning<br />at the meeting<br />time up to the meeting<br />She has w...
pastprogressive<br />the phone <br />rang<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />She is writing <br />the Report right now.<br />While she...
pastperfectprogressive<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />at the meeting<br />… all morning …<br />Yawn!<br />She is writing the Repor...
futureperfect<br />CYPRUS<br />this evening<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />8 p.m.<br />before 8 p.m.<br />She has written<br />the...
future progressive<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />this evening<br />exactly 8 p.m.<br />She is writing<br />the Report right now.<...
futureperfectprogressive<br />now (1.p.m.)<br />7 p.m.<br />5 or 6  hours<br />Yawn!<br />She is writing <br />the Report....
presentprogressive passive<br />… … at the moment … … <br />The reportiswritten<br />in seven languages<br />At the moment...
past passive<br />this year<br />last year<br />The reportiswritten<br />in nine languages<br />Last year the report was w...
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graphical overview of the English tenses/verbs system for learners - teachers' version. There is also a teachers' version with explanations: http://www.slideshare.net/stevepowell99/tenses-charts

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Tenses charts: student version

  1. 1. the 4 timeframes<br />present<br />Example: she writes(see chart 4)<br />past<br />Example: she wrote(see chart 6)<br />future<br />Example: she will write(see chart 7)<br />conditional<br />conditional<br />Example: she would write(see chart xx)<br />
  2. 2. perfect<br />progressive<br />passive<br />the 3 feature frames<br />Example: she has written(see chart )<br />Example: she is writing(see chart )<br />Example: it is written(see chart )<br />
  3. 3. future will writewill havewillbe<br />the forms of the verb<br />past wrotehadwas, were<br />base write have be<br />presentwrite, writeshave, hasam, is, are<br />perfectwritten had been <br />passivewrittenhadbeen<br />progressivewriting having being<br />
  4. 4. present<br />Ann is a journalist at FreeTime Magazine. She writesthe Holiday Report.<br />
  5. 5. past<br />now (3 p.m.)<br />this morning<br />She wrote the Hawaii Report this morning, before her boss arrived.<br />
  6. 6. future<br />now<br />tomorrow<br />She will write the Report tomorrow - if she has time.<br />
  7. 7. presentperfect<br />CYPRUS<br />now (3 p.m.)<br />… …so far today ... ...<br />She has written the Report already. Here it is!<br />
  8. 8. presentprogressive<br />… right now ...<br />She is writing the holiday report just now - so don't talk to her.<br />
  9. 9. presentpassive<br />The Report is written in three languages.<br />
  10. 10. CYPRUS<br />presentperfectprogressive<br />now (11 a.m.)<br />… … all morning … …<br />Yawn!<br />She is writing the Report.<br />She hasbeen writing the Report all morning - so she's tired.<br />
  11. 11. pastperfect<br />CYPRUS<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />this morning<br />at the meeting<br />time up to the meeting<br />She has written<br />the Report at last!<br />She felt great at the meeting because she had written the Report already.<br />
  12. 12. pastprogressive<br />the phone <br />rang<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />She is writing <br />the Report right now.<br />While she was writing the Report this morning, the phone rang.<br />
  13. 13. pastperfectprogressive<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />at the meeting<br />… all morning …<br />Yawn!<br />She is writing the Report right now.<br />She hasbeen writing the Report all morning<br />She was tired at the meeting because she hadbeen writing the Report all morning.<br />
  14. 14. futureperfect<br />CYPRUS<br />this evening<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />8 p.m.<br />before 8 p.m.<br />She has written<br />the Report. <br />She willhave written the Report by 8 o'clock - so call her then.<br />
  15. 15. future progressive<br />now (1 p.m.)<br />this evening<br />exactly 8 p.m.<br />She is writing<br />the Report right now.<br />At 7 o‘clock she willbe writingthe Report- so don't call her!<br />
  16. 16. futureperfectprogressive<br />now (1.p.m.)<br />7 p.m.<br />5 or 6 hours<br />Yawn!<br />She is writing <br />the Report.<br />She hasbeen writing the Report<br />By 7 o‘clock she willhavebeen writingfor 5 or 6 hours - so she‘ll be tired<br />
  17. 17. presentprogressive passive<br />… … at the moment … … <br />The reportiswritten<br />in seven languages<br />At the moment, the reportis beingwritten in seven languages.<br />Soon we will add Hungarian and Portuguese.<br />
  18. 18. past passive<br />this year<br />last year<br />The reportiswritten<br />in nine languages<br />Last year the report was written in nine languages.<br />
  19. 19. These slides areavailable online at http://pogol.net/index.php?p=22, where you will also find a teachers version with extensive explanations, as well as on slideshare.net.<br />

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