English Verb Forms

Verb Form

Active

Present Simple

He teaches me.

Present Continuous

He is teaching me.
(am/is/are + -ing)

I am taught by him.
(am/is/are + pp)
I am being taught by him.
(am/is/are + being + pp)

He ___________________________ me.

I ___________________________ by him.

He ___________________________ me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Past Simple

He ___________________________ me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Past Continuous

He ___________________________me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Past Perfect Simple

He ___________________________me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Past Perfect
Continuous

He ___________________________me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Future Simple

He ___________________________me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Future Continuous

He ___________________________me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Future Perfect Simple

He ___________________________me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Future Perfect
Continuous

He ___________________________me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Going to

He ___________________________me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Modal (eg may)

He ___________________________me.

I ___________________________ by him.

Perfect Modal (eg
may have)

He ___________________________ me.

I ___________________________ by him.

To + infinitive

He wants ___________________________me.

I want ___________________________ by him.

-ing

He enjoys ___________________________ me.

I enjoyed ___________________________ by him.

Having + pp

He regretted ___________________________me.

I regretted ___________________________ by him.

Present Perfect
Simple
Present Perfect
Continuous

Passive

English Verb Forms
Verb Form

Active

Present Simple

He teaches me.

Passive

Present Perfect
Simple
Present Perfect
Continuous

He is teaching me.
-ing)
He has taught me.
pp)
He has been teaching me.
been + -ing)

Past Simple

He taught me.

Past Continuous

He was teaching me.
-ing)

(was/were +

Past Perfect Simple

He had taught me.

(had + pp)

Past Perfect
Continuous

He had been teaching me.
+ -ing)

(had + been

Future Simple

He will teach me.

(will + inf)

Present Continuous

Future Continuous
Future Perfect Simple
Future Perfect
Continuous
Going to

(am/is/are +
(has/have +
(has/have +

He will be teaching me.
(will + be +
-ing)
He will have taught me.
(will + have
+ pp)
He will have been teaching me. (will + have
+ been + -ing)
He is going to teach me.
(am/is/are +
going + to + inf)

I am taught by him.
pp)
I am being taught by him.
being + pp)
I have been taught by him.
been + pp)

(am/is/are +
(am/is/are +
(has/have +

X
I was taught by him.
pp)
I was being taught by him.
being + pp)
I had been taught by him.
pp)

(was/were +
(was/were +
(had + been +

X
I will be taught by him.

(will + be + pp)

X
I will have been taught by him.
been + pp)

(will + have +

X
I am going to be taught by him. (am/is/are +
going + to +be + pp)
I may be taught by him.
(may + be +
pp)
I may have been taught by him. (may + have +
been + pp)

Modal (eg may)

He may teach me.

(may + inf)

Perfect Modal (eg
may have)

He may have taught me.
+ pp)

(may + have

To + infinitive

He wants to teach me.

(to + inf)

I want to be taught by him.

(to + be + pp)

-ing

He enjoys teaching me.

(-ing)

I enjoyed being taught by him.

(being + pp)

Having + pp

He regretted having taught me. (having + pp)

I regretted having been taught by him. (having +

been + pp)

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