Verb Tenses

Present Tense
has a present tense main verb and no helping verb.
Past Tense
has a past tense main verb and no helping verbs.
Future Tense
A verb that shows action that will happen in the future.
Present Perfect Tense
A verb that shows action that started in the past and is still continuing.
Past Perfect Tense
A verb that shows action that happened before a specific time and has stopped.
Future Perfect Tense
A verb that shows action that will finish by a specific time in the future.
Future Tense
has a future tense main verb and the helping verb will or shall.
Past Perfect Tense
Has a main verb and the helping verb had.
Present Perfect Tense
Has a main verb has or have.
Future Perfect Tense
Has a main verb and the helping verbs will have or shall have.