With good knowledge of 12 English tenses, fluent English and flawless grammar is not too far away. Types of tenses are explained with examples & structure.
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The structure of GOING TO is subject + BE + GOING + to-infinitive. We use GOING TO to indicate intention (example I am going to buy a car) and prediction (It's going to snow).
Past Perfect Continuous Tense
The past perfect continuous tense (also known as the past perfect progressive tense) shows that an action that started in the past continued up until…
We make the Future Simple with the modal auxiliary verb WILL. The structure is subject + WILL + main verb base. We use the Future Simple when a) we have no prior plan b) we are predicting the future and c) when the main verb is BE.
Present Perfect Simple
We use Present Perfect Simple to refer to a time period which is not yet finished.
We use past simple to refer to an action completed in the past at a definite time, to refer to a series of completed actions in the past, to talk about past habits and to refer to a long-term situation in the past which is no longer true.
We use past continuous to emphasize activities which continued for some time but whose exact limits are not known and are not important.
Exercise 1 Choose the correct present simple forms to complete the following sentences. Exercise 2 Transform the following sentences into negatives.
Present continuous – I'm doing, I'm not doing, Are you doing? Actions happening now. A1 – Elementary English grammar and exercises.