Verb Tenses

Category: Education

Presentation Description

Explores the different tense of verb useage


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The verb be takes on different forms in the present and past. : 

The verb be takes on different forms in the present and past.

Simple Present : 

Simple Present It is really hot today.Grady's not here right now.Greg and Tim are engineers.

Simple Past : 

Simple Past Trudy was sick yesterday.

Simple Future : 

Simple Future I'll be back tomorrow

Present Continuous : 

Present Continuous She is being nice today

Past Continuous : 

Past Continuous He was being silly all day.

Future Continuous : 

Future Continuous I will be seeing you Thursday.

Present Perfect : 

Present Perfect I’ve been to Myers twice today.

Past Perfect : 

Past Perfect I had been to the shops when I saw them.

Future Perfect : 

Future Perfect I will have been to England the next time I see them.

Future Perfect Continuous : 

Future Perfect Continuous I will have been working on this all this time!

Present Perfect Continuous : 

Present Perfect Continuous I’ve been listening to music while you have been talking.

Past Perfect Continuous : 

Past Perfect Continuous I had been sketching this when you called.

Slide 15: 

Now and try to put the tenses of the verb ‘to be’ on the time line chart in front of you. Good luck!

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