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Rules For Tenses And Articles

Tense and Article Rules

INTRODUCTION!!

Verbs come in three tenses.  The three forms of Verbs are Past, Present, and Future.

  • 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).
rules for tenses and articles

Tense and Article Rules

Tenses- Rules

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-Rules

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)

Rule #1
Specific unknown  identity
a, an(no article)
Rule #2
Specific known identity
thethe
Rule #3
All things or things in general
(no article)(no article)