Tenses Worksheets for CBSE Class 6 – English Grammar
Tenses are forms of verb that shows the time, continuation of an action. It may also show the state that is expressed in connection with the moment at which a statement is made. Tenses are mainly categorized into three forms Past, Present and Future. Present Tense, Past tense and Future tenses all are further divided into four categories , Simple, Continuous , Perfect and Perfect continuous
Simple Present Tense : To show a fact or something that is always true. For example ‘The heart pumps blood through the body‘.
Present Continuous Tense : We use the present continuous tense to show that we are in the middle of an activity at the given moment or that an action is in progress at the given moment. It also states that an activity which started in the past and is continuous into the future. For example ‘ I am eating my lunch‘
Present Perfect Tense : This tense connects the present to the past. It describes an action that happened in the past and goes right into the present moment. It does not tell us the time of the action but tells us the outcome of the action. For Example ‘Ravi is gone‘
Present Perfect Continuous Tense : Used for an action that began in the past and has been continuing up to now. For example ‘Neetu and I have been talking about visiting Jaipur.
Simple Past Tense : We use the simple past tense for events that happened or started and completed in the past and that have no relation with the present. For example ‘ I finished my lunch an hour ago ‘
Past Continuous Tense: Past continuous tense describes actions or events in a time before now, which began in the past and were still going on at the time of speaking. It expresses unfinished or incomplete action in the past. For example , ‘I was playing‘
Past Perfect Tense : It suggests an earlier past. When we are already talking about a past action, we will have to use the past perfect tense to refer to an action that took place even earlier. For Example, ‘ I had not played‘
Simple Future Tense : It talks about an action that will take place in the future. For example ‘ I will see you tomorrow‘
Future Continuous Tense: It talks about an action that will take be in progress at a time in future. For example ‘I shall/will be writing the letter‘
Future Perfect Tense : To show that an activity will be completed by a specified time in the future. For example ‘ I will have saved about one thousand by the month end‘