All Tenses in English, Positive Sentences, Negative Sentences and Question Sentences

All Tenses in English, Positive Sentences, Negative Sentences and Question Sentences




Present Simple Tense

Positive SentencesSubject + V1

  • My mother lets me go out with my friends.
  • prefer my coffee black.
  • She puts the keys on the table.

Negative SentencesSubject + do/does not + V1

  • My mother doesnot (doesn’t) let  me go out with my friends.
  • do not (don’t)prefer my coffee black.
  • She doesnot (doesn’t) put the keys on the table.

Question Sentences – Do/Does + Subject + V1

  • Does your mother let you go out with your friends?
  • Do you prefer your coffee black?
  • Does she put the keys on the table?
Present Continuous Tense

Positive Sentences – Subject + BE + Ving

  • Sheis listening the music now.
  • We are learning English at this moment.
  • My mother is cooking dinner in the kitchen now.

Negative Sentences – Subject + BE NOT + Ving

  • Sheis not (isn’t) listening the music now.
  • We are not (aren’t) learning English at this moment.
  • My mother is not (isn’t) cooking dinner in the kitchen now.

Question Sentences – BE + Subject + Ving

  • Isshe listening the music now?
  • Are they learning English at this moment?
  • Is your mother cooking dinner in the kitchen now?



Present Perfect Tense

Positive Sentences – Subject + have/has + V3

  • have already prepared breakfast.
  • My sister has cleaned the room.
  • It has rained a lot lately.

Negative Sentences – Subject +have/has + not + V3

  • have not (haven’t) prepared breakfast yet.
  • My sister has not (hasn’t) cleaned the room.
  • It has not (hasn’t) rained a lot.

Question Sentences – Have/Has + Subject + V3

  • Have you prepared breakfast?
  • Has she cleaned the room?
  • Has it raineda lot ?
Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Positive Sentences – Subject + Have/Has+ BEEN + Ving

  • My father have been repairing the car. That‘s why his hands are greasy.
  • Susan is in the kitchen. She has been making pizza.
  • They have been playing in the room.

Negative Sentences – Subject + Have/Has NOT + BEEN + Ving

  • My father have not (haven’t) been repairing the car. That‘s why his hands are greasy.
  • Susan is in the kitchen. She has not (hasn’t) been making pizza.
  • They have not (haven’t) been playing in the room.

Question Sentences – Have/Has + Subject + BEEN + Ving

  • Have you been studying English?
  • Has it been raining for three hours?
  • Has she been teaching French since 2000?



Simple Past Tense

Positive Sentences – Subject + V2

  • We watched the news last night.
  • They went to the party yesterday.
  • She read the book.

Negative Sentences – Subject + did not + V1

  • We did not (didn’t) watch the news last night.
  • They did not (didn’t)go to the party yesterday.
  • She did not (didn’t) read the book.

Question Sentences – Did + Subject + V1

  • Did we watch the news last night?
  • Did they go to the party yesterday?
  • Did she read the book?
Past Continuous Tense

Positive Sentences – Subject + BE(was/were) + Ving

  • You were watching television last night.
  • They were studying math yesterday.
  • was washing the dishes when the phone rang.

Negative Sentences  Subject + BE(was/were) NOT + Ving

  • You were not (weren’t) watching television last night.
  • They were not (weren’t) studying math yesterday.
  • was not (wasn’t) washing the dishes when the phone rang.

Question Sentences  BE(was/were) + Subject + Ving

  • Were you watching television last night?
  • Were they studying math yesterday?
  • Was I washing the dishes when the phone rang?
Past Perfect Tense

Positive Sentences  Subject + had + V3

  • I went there after I had completed the task.
  • She had comelate to the school.
  • My father and mother had been married for two years when I was born.

Negative Sentences  Subject + had + not + V3

  • had not (hadn’t) completed the task.
  • She had not (hadn’t) come late to the school.
  • They  had not (hadn’t) been marriedwhen I was born.

Question Sentences  Had + Subject + V3

  • Had you completed the task?
  • Had she come late to the school?
  • Had they been married when I was born?



Past Perfect Continuous Tense

Positive Sentences Subject + Had + BEEN + Ving

  • When her husband came home, the woman had been cleaning the house for hours.
  • The ground was covered with snow. It had been snowing heavy for several hours.
  • They had been being friend since childhood.

Negative Sentences – Subject + Had + Not + BEEN + Ving

  • had not (hadn’t) been waiting for Sarah for 40 minutes before she called me.
  • My daughter had not (hadn’t) been eating anything all day.
  • She had not (hadn’t) been working all day so she was energetic.

Question Sentences Had + Subject + BEEN + Ving

  • Had they been running for several minutes when the teacher came?
  • Had you been studying English since 3 o’clock?
  • Had we been waiting for Sarah for 40 minutes before she called us?
Simple Future Tense

Positive Sentences Subject + will + V1

  • She will be a doctor soon.
  • You will mary me.
  • The president will allow this.

Negative Sentences Subject + will not + V1

  • She will not (won’t)be a doctor soon.
  • You will not (won’t) mary me.
  • The president will not (won’t) allow this.

Question Sentences – Will + Subject + V1

  • Will she be a doctor soon?
  • Will you mary me?
  • Will the president allow this?
Future Continuous Tense

Positive Sentences – Subject + will + be + Ving

  • When you arrive, I willbe sittingin the park.
  • Iwillbe loving you.
  • Iwillbe waiting for you.

Negative Sentences  Subject + will not + be + Ving

  • When you arrive, I will not (won’t) be sitting in the park.
  • will not (won’t) be loving you.
  • will not (won’t)be waiting for you.

Question Sentences  Will + Subject + be + Ving

  • Will you be sitting in the park when I arrive?
  • Will you be loving me?
  • Will you be waiting for me?
Future Perfect Tense

Positive Sentences – Subject + will + have + V3

  • By next week, we‘ll have earned lots of money.
  • will have prepared breakfast by the time the children wake up.
  • The rain’ll have stopped by tomorrow.

Negative Sentences  Subject + will not + have + V3

  • He will not (won’t) have received enough score by the summer.
  • They will not (won’t) have been married by next year.
  • The rain will not (won’t) have stopped by tomorrow.

Question Sentences  Will + Subject + have + V3

  • Will you have graduated from the university before I graduate?
  • Will he have learned all information about this job by May?
  • Will we have arrived in China by the next week?



Future Perfect Continuous Tense

Positive Sentences  Subject + will + HAVE BEEN + Ving

  • will have been workingfor seven hours by the time the boss comes
  • She will have been sleepingfor one hour when he gets home.
  • At 4 o’clock, we will have been waitingyou for one hour.

Negative Sentences  Subject + will not + HAVE BEEN + Ving

  • will not (won’t) have been shopping on Tuesday.
  • He will not (won’t) have been playing football tomorrow evening.
  • They will not (won’t) have been going for a picnic.

Question Sentences  WILL + Subject + HAVE BEEN + Ving

  • Will you have been studying English?
  • Will it have been raining for three hours?
  • Will she have been teaching French for 1o years next year?

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