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					The Tenses
English Grammar
Definition
   The tense is the form (s) of a verb that may
    be used to indicate the time of the action or
    state expressed by the verb.
   There are three main tenses …
    i. Present
    ii. Past
    iii. Future
Kinds of Tenses
   Each main tense has four kinds :
Have a look
   b
Present Tense :

                                    Present Tense




                                                                     Perfect Continuous
    Indefinite           Continuous                Perfect           Ram has been reading a
Ram reads newspaper.   Ram is reading book.   Ram has read a book.     book since morning
                              Perfect
                        Ram had read a book.

Past Tense

                                                 Perfect Continuous
      Indefinite
                                                    Ram had been
    Ram read a book.
                                                    reading a book.




                           Continuous
                       Ram was reading a book.
Future Tense

            Indefinite
                                    Continuous
           Ram will read
                              Ram will be reading a book.
             a book.




        Perfect Continuous
                                       Perfect
         Ram will have been
                              Ram will have read a book.
          reading a book.

				
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