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Grammar Level 3- Lesson Twenty Seven

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Verb Tenses in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

Grammar Recap

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Requirement Lessons

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English Verb Tenses

Before you move on to the Purple Level, it will be helpful for you to study all the verb tenses that are used in English. Some of these verb tenses are more useful than others, but at least you should be able to identify the verb tense that you see in sentences or questions. Let’s start with the regular verb “learn.”

 

learn

simple present tense

 

 

singular plural
I learn We learn
You learn You learn
He learns
She learns They learn
It learns

simple past tense

 

 

singular
plural
I learned
We learned
You learned
You learned
He learned
She learned
They learned
It learned

simple future tense

 

 

singular
plural
I will learn
We will learn
You will learn
You will learn
He will learn
She will learn
They will learn
It will learn

present continuous tense

 

 

singular
plural
I am learning
We are learning
You are learning
You are learning
He is learning
She is learning
They are learning
It is learning

past continuous tense

 

 

singular
plural
I was learning
We were learning
You were learning
You were learning
He was learning
She was learning
They were learning
It was learning

future continuous tense

 

 

singular
plural
I will be learning
We will be learning
You will be learning
You will be learning
He will be learning
She will be learning
They will be learning
It will be learning

present perfect tense

 

 

singular
plural
I have learned
We have learned
You have learned
You have learned
He has learned
She has learned
They have learned
It has learned

past perfect tense

 

 

singular
plural
I had learned
We had learned
You had learned
You had learned
He had learned
She had learned
They had learned
it had learned
future perfect tense

 

singular
plural
I will have learned
We will have learned
You will have learned
You will have learned
He will have learned
She will have learned
They will have learned
It will have learned

present perfect continuous tense

 

 

singular
plural
I have been learning
We have been learning
You have been learning
You have been learning
He has been learning
She has been learning
They have been learning
It has been learning

past perfect continuous tense

 

 

singular
plural
I had been learning
We had been learning
You had been learning
You had been learning
He had been learning
She had been learning
They had been learning
It had been learning

future perfect continuous tense

 

 

singular
plural
I will have been learning
We will have been learning
You will have been learning
You will have been learning
He will have been learning
She will have been learning
They will have been learning
It will have been learning
modal verbs: ______ learn
past tense modal: ______ have learned
infinitive: to learn
gerund: learning

Practice

Directions: Write the main verb using the correct tense.

learn

1. She _________ something new today. (past)

2. They _______ _________ many new things in class recently. (present perfect)

3. I ________ ________ how to speak English. (future)

4. You ________ _________ how to play that song on the piano, but then you forgot it. (past perfect)

5. The class ________ ________ about conjugating verbs when the bell rang. (past continuous tense)

 

Quiz for Verb Tenses

Now that you learned your new lesson, it is time to go to the Verb Tenses page and finish your quiz. While working on your quiz, you can always go back to its lesson to refresh your memory.

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Next Grammar Lesson

In our next lesson, we will cover the Irregular Verb Tenses Before moving to the next lesson, we suggest that you complete this lesson including its quizzes.

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Grammar Level 3 Outline

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