Rules For Tenses And Articles

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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).

 

Rules- Tenses

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.

 

rules for tenses and articles

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)

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