Simple Verb Tenses Cheat Sheet
Are you constantly wondering which verb tense you need to use? This simple verb tenses cheat sheet and brief explanation will help you to understand the ins and outs of every tense we use in English. And remember, the best you can do to tackle verb tenses is practice, practice, practice!
- Daily routine
- Behaviour that happens again and again or is repeated
- Universal facts
· To describe something happening now or around this time.
· Something which has finished and terminated, with no connection to the present.
· Something which was occuring in the past and still happening at the moment in the story
· Something which will happen in the future
· For something which will be happening in the future and will be occuring at the time in the story
· Something which you were doing in the past and have finished right now in this present moment.
· Something which has consequences on the present situation
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS
· Something which you were doing in the past and are still doing it today
· When you have two past situations and you want to refer to the situation which happened earlier
PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS
· Something you had been doing continuously in the past, but has finished
· Something which you would have done in future
FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS
· Something which you would be doing in the future
I hope now you can clearly see the difference between the use of English verbs tenses with this simple verb tenses cheat sheet. Go on learning about when to use “especially” or specially”, the Use of English and about passing your First Certificate Exam with flying colors!