Tense - Present , Past or Future

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Tense
Past, Present and Future
Which tense is this
sentence written in?
I watched
Coronation
Street last
night on TV.
I watched Coronation Street
last night on TV.
The sentence is written in
the PAST tense. We know
this because the ‘ED’ is
added on to ‘WATCH’.
Which tense is this
sentence written in?
I am going to
the cinema at
the weekend
with my
friends to
watch a film.
I am going to the cinema at the
weekend with my friends to watch
a film.
This sentence is written in the FUTURE tense.
We know this because the verb ‘GOING’ is
used – the action of the verb (going) shows the
topic of the sentence hasn’t happened yet.
Which tense is this
sentence written in?
On a Sunday, I get
up at 10.30 am
and make myself a
cup of tea in my
favourite cup.
On a Sunday, I get up at 10.30 am and
make myself a cup of tea in my
favourite cup.
This sentence is written in the PRESENT tense. If
we were to change the sentence to PAST, then
the verbs would be changed – get becomes got,
make becomes made. What would the verbs be
if the sentence was written in the future tense?
If we change the sentence
to future tense…
On Sunday, I will get up at 10.30 am and
I will make myself a cup of tea in my
favourite cup.
• The action
Instead of
tense, and
future – ‘I
of the verb has changed.
‘I get up’ as in present
‘I got up’ in past tense, in
will get up’.
What period of time is
this picture from?
Past, Present
or Future?
What period of time is
this picture from?
Past, Present
or Future?
What period of time is
this picture from?
Past, Present
or Future?
Which tense is this
sentence written in?
The correct answer is – the PRESENT tense.
On a morning, I listen to Radio 1 whilst I
have my breakfast.
What tense are these
sentences written in?
The correct answer is – the PAST tense.
Michelle went to the town on Saturday and
bought some lovely red boots from Debenhams.
Then she met up with her friend Laura for
coffee, chocolate cake and a chat.
What tense are these
sentences written in?
The correct answer is – the FUTURE tense.
I am going on holiday in two weeks’ time with my friends
Kirsty and Caroline. We are going to go camping in the
Lake District. We are hoping to go on lots of walks with
Kirsty’s two dogs, Jasper and Poppy.
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