Rules For Tenses And Articles
Tense and Article Rules
Verbs come in three tenses. The three forms of Verbs are past, present, and future.
Generally, the past is used to explain things that have already happened (e.g., Yesterday, last week, five years ago).
The present tense is used to explain things that are happening right now or things that are continuous. (e.g., I am cooking, I am walking).
- The future tense explain things that have yet to happen; or is going to happen. (e.g., tomorrow, next week, next year, three years from now).
1. Simple present tense- these type are tense used in present action.
2. Present perfect tense- is used in action which is completed but not expired.
3. Present continuous tense- is used in continuous, which goes on and will go on.
4. Present perfect continuous tense- are used in an action which is started earlier and still going on.
5. Simple past tense- are used when a action is completed.
6. Past perfect tense- are used when an action is completed and expired.
7. Past continuous tense- are used when the duration of an work is completed
8. Past perfect continuous tense- are used when work started earlier and was going on for a certain time period and was stopped in the past time.
9. Future tense- are used for a future work or an action.
10. Future perfect tense- are used to have a strong pledge for a future.
11. Future continuous tense- are used for the duration of the action of a future action
12. Future perfect continuous tense- are used when a works starts in future for a continuous action.
13. Pure present tense- are used to provide someone’s present status / places / position
14. Pure past tense- are used to provide someone’s past position/ status/ place
15. Additional present tense- are used for future distance possibility/rare ability/assumption/frequent ability/regular habitual/advisable manner
16. Additional past tense- are used for work past assumption/past ability/past pledge
17. Additional present continuous tense- are same as additional present tense and with providing importance to the duration of the work and action.
18. Additional past continuous tense- are same as additional past tense and with providing importance to the duration of the work and action.
19. Future in the past tense- is an action that are occurred in past time but for a reverse angle.
20. Future in the past continuous tense- are same as above and with providing importance to the duration of the action.
Articles are an kind of adjective which are always used with a noun and also provide the information about a noun
There are only three articles a, an and the, but they are used very often and are important for using English accurately.
(i) Definite article
the (before a singular or plural noun)
(ii) Indefinite article
a (before a singular noun beginning with a consonant sound)
an (before a singular noun beginning with a vowel sound)
Specific unknown identity
|a, an||(no article)|
Specific known identity
All things or things in general
|(no article)||(no article)|