12 types of tenses with examples and formula

12 types of tenses with examples and formula

12 types of tenses with examples and formula



TenseAffirmative
Present Simplehave a car.
Present ContinuousYou are playing football now.
Present PerfectThey have been
there.
Present Perfect Continuoushave been living here.
Past Simplelived in London.
Past Continuouswas playing.
Past perfectHe had worked.
Past Perfect Continuoushad been
watching.
Future Simplewill come.
Future Continuouswill be playing
basketball.
Future PerfectHe will have 
finished.
Future Perfect ContinuousWe will have been starting.




TenseNegative
Present Simpledon’t have a car.
Present ContinuousYou are not playing football now.
Present PerfectThey haven’t been
there.
Present Perfect Continuoushaven’t been living here.
Past Simpledidn’t live in London.
Past Continuouswasn’t playing.
Past perfectHe had not worked.
Past Perfect Continuoushad not been watching.
Future Simplewill not come.
Future Continuouswon’t be playing basketball.
Future PerfectHe will not have finished.
Future Perfect ContinuousWe will not have been starting.
TenseInterrogative
Present SimpleDo I have a car?
Present ContinuousAre you playing
football now?
Present PerfectHave they been
there?
Present Perfect ContinuousHave they been
living here?
Past SimpleDid I live in London?
Past ContinuousWas I playing?
Past perfectHad he worked?
Past Perfect ContinuousHad I been
watching?
Future SimpleWill I come in?
Future ContinuousWill I be playing
basketball?
Future PerfectWill he have
finished?
Future Perfect ContinuousWill we have
been starting?

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