Simple tense

 

Simple Tense

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Basic of English Grammar – Beginner Lesson 9

 

Simple Tense

Verb tense tells you when the action happens. There are three main verb tenses: present, past, and future. Each main tense is divided into simple, progressive, perfect, and perfect progressive tenses.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Things to remember about simple tense:

 

     a. Present tense is the original verb form.

     b. Past tense has a few patterns.

     c. Future tense needs will (shall) + verb.

 

run

I run a marathon twice a year. (present)

I ran a marathon last year. (past)

I will run a marathon next year. (future)

eat

I eat lunch in my office.

I ate lunch an hour ago.

I will eat lunch in one hour.

see

I see a movie once a week.

I saw a movie yesterday.

I will see a movie tomorrow.

know

I know it.

I knew it the day before yesterday.

I will know it by tomorrow.

learn

I learn English.

I learned English the last two years.

I will learn English next year.

cook

I cook my supper every night.

I cooked our dinner already.

I will cook breakfast tomorrow.

 
 
 
 

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