Saturday, 23 July 2016

Tense Tables Positive / Negative / Question Forms in All Tenses-


This guide to the verb structure of all 12 English tenses (13 counting the future with 'going to') will be helpful for all English learners who find charts instructive. In the chart each tense is clearly labeled with a link to more information on the tense included on the positive forms.
This tense table provides all forms for all subjects in the positive, negative and question forms. Test your knowledge of all these tenses with the English verb conjugation test. Teachers can use theses guides on how to teach tenses for further activities and lesson plans in class.
Positive Forms
The first table shows positive forms in all tenses.
Tense Subject Helping Verb Main Verb (String) Objects / Time / Place
Present Simple I - eat breakfast at 8 in the morning.
You - eat breakfast at 8 in the morning.
He - eats breakfast at 8 in the morning.
She - eats breakfast at 8 in the morning.
It - eats breakfast at 8 in the morning.
We - eat breakfast at 8 in the morning.
You - eat breakfast at 8 in the morning.
They - eat breakfast at 8 in the morning.
Present Continuous I am learning English online right now.
You are learning English online right now.
He is learning English online right now.
She is learning English online right now.
It is learning English online right now.
We are learning English online right now.
You are learning English online right now.
They are learning English online right now.
Past Simple I - went to the store yesterday.
You - went to the store yesterday.
He - went to the store yesterday.
She - went to the store yesterday.
It - went to the store yesterday.
We - went to the store yesterday.
You - went to the store yesterday.
They - went to the store yesterday.
Past Continuous I was cooking dinner when you came home yesterday.
You were cooking dinner when you came home yesterday.
He was cooking dinner when you came home yesterday.
She was cooking dinner when you came home yesterday.
It was cooking dinner when you came home yesterday.
We were cooking dinner when you came home yesterday.
You were cooking dinner when you came home yesterday.
They were cooking dinner when you came home yesterday.
Future with Will I will come to class tomorrow
You will come to class tomorrow
He will come to class tomorrow
She will come to class tomorrow
It will come to class tomorrow
We will come to class tomorrow
You will come to class tomorrow
They will come to class tomorrow
Future with Going to I am going to fly to New York next week.
You are going to fly to New York next week.
He is going to fly to New York next week.
She is going to fly to New York next week.
It is going to fly to New York next week.
We are going to fly to New York next week.
You are going to fly to New York next week.
They are going to fly to New York next week.
Future Continuous I will be working at 5 pm tomorrow evening.
You will be working at 5 pm tomorrow evening.
He will be working at 5 pm tomorrow evening.
She will be working at 5 pm tomorrow evening.
It will be working at 5 pm tomorrow evening.
We will be working at 5 pm tomorrow evening.
You will be working at 5 pm tomorrow evening.
They will be working at 5 pm tomorrow evening.
Present Perfect I have taught English for many years.
You have taught English for many years.
He has taught English for many years.
She has taught English for many years.
It has taught English for many years.
We have taught English for many years.
You have taught English for many years.
They have taught English for many years.
Present Perfect Continuous I have been watching TV for three hours.
You have been watching TV for three hours.
He has been watching TV for three hours.
She has been watching TV for three hours.
It has been watching TV for three hours.
We have been watching TV for three hours.
You have been watching TV for three hours.
They have been watching TV for three hours.
Past Perfect I had eaten lunch before you came home yesterday.
You had eaten lunch before you came home yesterday.
He had eaten lunch before you came home yesterday.
She had eaten lunch before you came home yesterday.
It had eaten lunch before you came home yesterday.
We had eaten lunch before you came home yesterday.
You had eaten lunch before you came home yesterday.
They had eaten lunch before you came home yesterday.
Past Perfect Continuous I had been working for three hours before he arrived.
You had been working for three hours before he arrived.
He had been working for three hours before he arrived.
She had been working for three hours before he arrived.
It had been working for three hours before he arrived.
We had been working for three hours before he arrived.
You had been working for three hours before he arrived.
They had been working for three hours before he arrived.
Future Perfect I will have finished the report by three o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
You will have finished the report by three o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
He will have finished the report by three o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
She will have finished the report by three o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
It will have finished the report by three o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
We will have finished the report by three o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
You will have finished the report by three o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
They will have finished the report by three o'clock tomorrow afternoon.
Future Perfect Continuous I will have been studying English for five hours by four o'clock this afternoon.
You will have been studying English for five hours by four o'clock this afternoon.
He will have been studying English for five hours by four o'clock this afternoon.
She will have been studying English for five hours by four o'clock this afternoon.
It will have been studying English for five hours by four o'clock this afternoon.
We will have been studying English for five hours by four o'clock this afternoon.
You will have been studying English for five hours by four o'clock this afternoon.
They will have been studying English for five hours by four o'clock this afternoon.
Negative Forms
The second table shows negative forms in all tenses.
Tense Subject Helping Verb + Not Main Verb (String) Objects / Time / Place
Present Simple I don't visit my friends every day.
You don't visit my friends every day.
He doesn't visit my friends every day.
She doesn't visit my friends every day.
It doesn't visit my friends every day.
We don't visit my friends every day.
You don't visit my friends every day.
They don't visit my friends every day.
Present Continuous I am not studying math at the moment.
You aren't studying math at the moment.
He isn't studying math at the moment.
She isn't studying math at the moment.
It isn't studying math at the moment.
We aren't studying math at the moment.
You aren't studying math at the moment.
They aren't studying math at the moment.
Past Simple I didn't play soccer last week.
You didn't play soccer last week.
He didn't play soccer last week.
She didn't play soccer last week.
It didn't play soccer last week.
We didn't play soccer last week.
You didn't play soccer last week.
They didn't play soccer last week.
Future with Will I won't cook dinner tomorrow.
You won't cook dinner tomorrow.
He won't cook dinner tomorrow.
She won't cook dinner tomorrow.
It won't cook dinner tomorrow.
We won't cook dinner tomorrow.
You won't cook dinner tomorrow.
They won't cook dinner tomorrow.
Future with Going to I am not going to fly to Chicago next week.
You aren't going to fly to Chicago next week.
He isn't going to fly to Chicago next week.
She isn't going to fly to Chicago next week.
It isn't going to fly to Chicago next week.
We aren't going to fly to Chicago next week.
You aren't going to fly to Chicago next week.
They aren't going to fly to Chicago next week.
Future Continuous I won't be sitting at a computer next week at this time.
You won't be sitting at a computer next week at this time.
He won't be sitting at a computer next week at this time.
She won't be sitting at a computer next week at this time.
It won't be sitting at a computer next week at this time.
We won't be sitting at a computer next week at this time.
You won't be sitting at a computer next week at this time.
They won't be sitting at a computer next week at this time.
Present Perfect I haven't seen Tom since 2008.
You haven't seen Tom since 2008.
He hasn't seen Tom since 2008.
She hasn't seen Tom since 2008.
It hasn't seen Tom since 2008.
We haven't seen Tom since 2008.
You haven't seen Tom since 2008.
They haven't seen Tom since 2008.
Present Perfect Continuous I haven't been studying for very long.
You haven't been studying for very long.
He hasn't been studying for very long.
She hasn't been studying for very long.
It hasn't been studying for very long.
We haven't been studying for very long.
You haven't been studying for very long.
They haven't been studying for very long.
Past Perfect I hadn't eaten lunch before I arrived.
You hadn't eaten lunch before I arrived.
He hadn't eaten lunch before I arrived.
She hadn't eaten lunch before I arrived.
It hadn't eaten lunch before I arrived.
We hadn't eaten lunch before I arrived.
You hadn't eaten lunch before I arrived.
They hadn't eaten lunch before I arrived.
Past Perfect Continuous I hadn't been sleeping very long when I woke him.
You hadn't been sleeping very long when I woke him.
He hadn't been sleeping very long when I woke him.
She hadn't been sleeping very long when I woke him.
It hadn't been sleeping very long when I woke him.
We hadn't been sleeping very long when I woke him.
You hadn't been sleeping very long when I woke him.
They hadn't been sleeping very long when I woke him.
Future Perfect I won't have prepared the report by Friday.
You won't have prepared the report by Friday.
He won't have prepared the report by Friday.
She won't have prepared the report by Friday.
It won't have prepared the report by Friday.
We won't have prepared the report by Friday.
You won't have prepared the report by Friday.
They won't have prepared the report by Friday.
Future Perfect Continuous I won't have been driving for very long this time tomorrow.
You won't have been driving for very long this time tomorrow.
He won't have been driving for very long this time tomorrow.
She won't have been driving for very long this time tomorrow.
It won't have been driving for very long this time tomorrow.
We won't have been driving for very long this time tomorrow.
You won't have been driving for very long this time tomorrow.
They won't have been driving for very long this time tomorrow.
Question Forms
The third table shows question forms in all tenses.
Tense Question Word Helping Verb Subject Main Verb (String) Objects / Time / Place?
Present Simple How often do I eat dinner in a restaurant?
How often do you eat dinner in a restaurant?
How often does he eat dinner in a restaurant?
How often does she eat dinner in a restaurant?
How often does it eat dinner in a restaurant?
How often do we eat dinner in a restaurant?
How often do you eat dinner in a restaurant?
How often do they eat dinner in a restaurant?
Present Continuous What am I doing right now?
What are you doing right now?
What is he doing right now?
What is she doing right now?
What is it doing right now?
What are we doing right now?
What are you doing right now?
What are they doing right now?
Past Simple Where did I go last week?
Where did you go last week?
Where did he go last week?
Where did she go last week?
Where did it go last week?
Where did we go last week?
Where did you go last week?
Where did they go last week?
Future with Will When will I help me with my homework tomorrow?
When will you help me with my homework tomorrow?
When will he help me with my homework tomorrow?
When will she help me with my homework tomorrow?
When will it help me with my homework tomorrow?
When will we help me with my homework tomorrow?
When will you help me with my homework tomorrow?
When will they help me with my homework tomorrow?
Future with Going to Where am I going to stay in New York next week?
Where are you going to stay in New York next week?
Where is he going to stay in New York next week?
Where is she going to stay in New York next week?
Where is it going to stay in New York next week?
Where are we going to stay in New York next week?
Where are you going to stay in New York next week?
Where are they going to stay in New York next week?
Future Continuous Where will I be staying tomorrow night?
Where will you be staying tomorrow night?
Where will he be staying tomorrow night?
Where will she be staying tomorrow night?
Where will it be staying tomorrow night?
Where will we be staying tomorrow night?
Where will you be staying tomorrow night?
Where will they be staying tomorrow night?
Present Perfect How long have I lived in your current house?
How long have you lived in your current house?
How long has he lived in your current house?
How long has she lived in your current house?
How long has it lived in your current house?
How long have we lived in your current house?
How long have you lived in your current house?
How long have they lived in your current house?
Present Perfect Continuous How long have I been studying today?
How long have you been studying today?
How long has he been studying today?
How long has she been studying today?
How long has it been studying today?
How long have we been studying today?
How long have you been studying today?
How long have they been studying today?
Past Perfect Where had I eaten lunch before I arrived this afternoon?
Where had you eaten lunch before I arrived this afternoon?
Where had he eaten lunch before I arrived this afternoon?
Where had she eaten lunch before I arrived this afternoon?
Where had it eaten lunch before I arrived this afternoon?
Where had we eaten lunch before I arrived this afternoon?
Where had you eaten lunch before I arrived this afternoon?
Where had they eaten lunch before I arrived this afternoon?
Past Perfect Continuous How long had I been working before Tom telephoned yesterday?
How long had you been working before Tom telephoned yesterday?
How long had he been working before Tom telephoned yesterday?
How long had she been working before Tom telephoned yesterday?
How long had it been working before Tom telephoned yesterday?
How long had we been working before Tom telephoned yesterday?
How long had you been working before Tom telephoned yesterday?
How long had they been working before Tom telephoned yesterday?
Future Perfect How many books will I have finished by the end of next year?
How many books will you have finished by the end of next year?
How many books will he have finished by the end of next year?
How many books will she have finished by the end of next year?
How many books will it have finished by the end of next year?
How many books will we have finished by the end of next year?
How many books will you have finished by the end of next year?
How many books will they have finished by the end of next year?
Future Perfect Continuous How long will I have been working by the end of the day?
How long will you have been working by the end of the day?
How long will he have been working by the end of the day?
How long will she have been working by the end of the day?
How long will it have been working by the end of the day?
How long will we have been working by the end of the day?
How long will you have been working by the end of the day?
How long will they have been working by the end of the day?