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					ENGLISH GRAMMAR – BASIC TENSES – SUMMARY OF VERB TENSES(POSITIVE STATEMENT)
In English, there are three basic tenses: present, past, and future. Each has a perfect form, indicating completed action; each has a progressive form, indicating ongoing action; and each has a perfect progressive form, indicating ongoing action that will be completed at some definite time.

Tenses Simple Forms Progressive Forms Perfect Forms Present arrive/s Past arrived am/is/are arriving was/were arriving

Perfect Progressive Forms

have/has arrived have/has been arriving had arrived had been arriving

Future will/shall arrive will be arriving

will have arrived will have been arriving

Present /Pronoun I

Simple Forms arrive

Progressive Forms am arriving are arriving is arriving Progressive Forms were arriving were arriving was arriving

Perfect Forms have arrived have arrived has arrived Perfect Forms had arrived had arrived had arrived

Perfect Progressive Forms have been arriving have been arriving has been arriving Perfect Progressive Forms had been arriving had been arriving had been arriving

You/We/They arrive He/She/It Past /Pronoun I He/She/It Future /Pronoun I You/We/They He/She/It
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arrives Simple Forms arrived arrived

You/We/They arrived

Simple Forms will arrive will arrive will arrive

Progressive Forms will be arriving will be arriving will be arriving

Perfect Forms will have arrived will have arrived will have arrived

Perfect Progressive Forms will have been arriving will have been arriving will have been arriving

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