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 include:

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.