13 terms

# Ch. 4 Lessons 6-7

Verb Tense Meaning
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tense
verb form that shows the time of an action or condition
present tense
occurs now, general truth or regular basis
past tense
completed in the past
future tense
shows an action that will occur
progressive form
shows an action or condition in progress
present form
shows an action or condition in the present
present progressive
currently in progress
past progressive
in progress for a period of time in the past
future progressive
will be in progress in the future
future form
action is yet to come
present perfect
places an action or condition in a stretch of time leading up to the present
past perfect
places a past action or condition before another past action or condition
future perfect
places a future action or condition before another future action or condition