English tenses - Diagram

Past Perfect Simple Past Simple Present will/going-to future

Past Progressive

Present Progressive

Present Perfect Progressive Past Perfect Progressive Terms for tenses
Simple Present Present Tense Present Simple Present Progressive Present Continuous Simple Past Past Tense Past Simple Past Progressive Past Continuous Present Perfect Simple Present Perfect Present Perfect (simple form) Present Perfect Progressive Present Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Past Perfect Progressive Past Perfect Continuous will-future Future Simple Future Tense going to-future Future Future Future Future Future Progressive Continuous Perfect Perfect Progressive Perfect Continuous

Examples
I play football every week. I'm playing football now. I played football yesterday. I was playing football the whole evening. I have just played football. I have been playing football for 2 hours. I had played football when Susan came. I had been playing football when Susan came. I will play football next week. I'm going to play football this afternoon. I will be playing football next Sunday. I will have played football by tomorrow. I will have been playing football for an hour by 10.30.

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