18 terms

uses of simple, continuous & perfect tenses

to memorize the uses of the simple, continuous and perfect english verb tenses
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simple present
habitual actions
simple present
timeless truths/scientific facts
simple present
be + other stative verbs
simple present
in subordinate clauses when the main clause refers to future time
simple present
future (with scheduled events)
simple present
present event/action
simple past
completed action
simple future
action or state which will take place at a future time
present continuous
event in progress
present continuous
temporary activity
present continuous
series of ongoing actions
present continuous
future (planned events)
present continuous
frequent action
past continuous
action in progress at a specific point in the past
past continuous
two actions extending over the same time joined by the conjunction while
past continuous
past action that was interruped
future continuous
action in progress at a specific point in the future
future continuous
duration of a specific future action