Presentation on theme: "When does the action or state of being take place?"— Presentation transcript:
1 When does the action or state of being take place? PresentFuturePastVerb TenseWhen does the action or state of being take place?
2 Past Tense Shows action that has already happened Usually ends in ed. Yesterday the bus stopped across the street.It appeared from a cloud of smoke.
3 Present Tense Shows action that happens now. Storm clouds gather above the mountains.A river of rain sweeps the sky.
4 Future TenseShows action that will happen Usually formed with helping verb will or shallTomorrow I will remember my mom’s birthday.We shall return when there is more free food.
5 Quick Check Use the verb walk to write a sentence for each tense. PresentFuturePastUse the verb walk to write a sentence for each tense.Past: I _______ to school last week.Present: I _____ to school every day.Future: I _________ to school next weekPast:Present:Future:walkedwalkwill walk
6 Perfect TensesFuture perfectPresent perfectPast perfectPerfect tenses help us understand what order actions take place inShow that we’re not exactly sure of the start or stop of the action or it’s not importantPerfect tenses use the helping verb to have
7 Past Perfect TenseShows action completed before another action in the past Uses had + verbWe had walked around the block once before I tripped.
8 Present Perfect TenseShows action that happened sometime in the past, but we’re not sure when Happened in the past and is still happening Uses has/have + verbWe have studied grammar before.Tom has picked his nose as long as I have known him.
9 Future Perfect TenseShows action that will be complete before another begins Uses will/shall have + verbMr. Stille will have killed me before we even take the test.
10 Quick Check Future perfect Present perfect Past perfect Use the verb walk to write a sentence for each tense.Past perfect: I ____________ to school yesterday before it started raining.Present perfect: I __________ to school my entire life.Future perfect: By the time I graduate, I____________ to school for 12 years.had walkedhave walkedwill have walked