The concept of tense in English grammar is a method that we use to refer to time – past, present and future
| simple present tense:
1. To express general truths
Eg: Time and tide wait for none
2. To express a habitual action:
Eg: She reads a newspaper every morning.
3. To express planned activities:
Eg: The C.M visits our school on Monday.
| simple past tense:
1. For a past discontinued habit
Eg: He usually went walking in the morning.
2.For a past action with past time adverbs
Eg: We went to America in 2010.
| Simple future tense:
1. To express future actions
Eg: They will come home by tomorrow.
|Present continuous tense:
1. An action which going on currently
Eg: I am reading a novel.
2. To express future planned action
Eg: We are moving to a new home this week
|Past continuous tense:
1.For an action going on at some time in the past
Eg: I was skipping food in the night.
2.For a retained habit in the past
Eg: She was always talking about her greatness.
|Future continuous tense:
1. To express an action which going on in future
Eg: When I go playground she will be practicing tennis.
2.For future planned
Eg: We will be going abroad this month.
|Present perfect tense:
1. To express the actions which completed just now
Eg: My father has left home just now.
2. To express the past actions of which time is not specific
Eg: I have never come here before.
3. To express the action which started in past and continued till now
Eg: I have not seen him for a long time.
|Past perfect tense:
1. To express one of the two past actions which completed earlier
Eg: When we reached the railway station, the train had moved.
|Future perfect tense:
1.For future completed action
Eg: I shall have written the homework by this evening
|Present perfect continuous tense:
1. To express an action which began in past and is still going on
Eg: She has been learning French since last year.
|Past perfect continuous tense:
1.For an action began and had been on progress until another action started
Eg: When I returned home, my mom had been cleaning the home for an hour.
|Future perfect continuous tense:
1. For an action will happen in future and will continue to a certain time in future
Eg: She will have been practicing the dance for 2 months by July.