Past Tenses

The past tense is a verb tense expressing activity, action state or being in the past. In English, there are two types of past tense:

  1. simple past
  2. present tense

1. Simple past include:

2. The present tenses:

Present Perfect and Present Perfect Continuous (Progressive) both refer to the present and to the past.

  • I have just eaten my chocolate bar.
  • Mike has never seen a car like this before.