Welcome to “English Tenses” The goal of English Tenses is to give students help learning English through free English language classes
Topic: English Tenses
Target Learners: ESL/EFL secondary school students.
Age: 17 years old.
Proficiency Level: Intermediate
Duration: 3 hour
Venue: Computer laboratory
Skills: Listening, reading and writing.
Lesson 1:Present tenses
Lesson 2: Past tenses
Lesson 3: future tenses
Quiz for lesson 1 : Present tenses Quizzes
2 Parts A , B
A- Multiple choice
B- Matching exercise
Quiz for lesson 2 : Past tenses Quizzes
A- Gap-fill exercise
B- Crosswords puzzle
Quiz for lesson 3 :
Mixed-up sentence exercises
Quiz2: Crossword puzzles
1-THE FUTURE SIMPLE TENSE
The future simple tense indicates that an action is in the future relative to the speaker or writer.
There are no inflected forms for the future in English (nothing like those -ed or -s endings in the other tenses). Instead, the future tense employs the helping verbs will or shall with the base form of the verb:
a- She will leave soon.
b- We shall overcome.
The future is also formed with the use of a form of “go” plus the infinitive of the verb:
– He is going to faint.
English can even use the present to suggest the future tense:
– I am leaving later today.”
1- The future simple tense is used to express that an action will happen in the future:
I shall telephone you this evening.
2-The following adverbs are used with the future tense:
Tomorrow, next week / month / year , soon , later , in an hour / in ten days time / in five weeks time, in the future, …
a- I shall go to Tripoli the day after tomorrow.
b- I’ll see you later.
c- There will be a holiday next week.
d- We shall have an exam in future.
2- THE FUTURE CONTINUOUS TENSE.
The future continuous tense indicates continuing action, something that will be happening, going on, at some point in the future.
The future continuous tense is formed with the modal “will” plus “be,” plus the present participle of the verb (with an -ing ending): “I will be running in next year’s Boston Marathon. Our campaign plans suggest that the President will be winning the southern vote by November. “
(will + be + verb + ing )
1- By this time tomorrow night, I will be sleeping in my own bed.1
2- By 7:30 tomorrow, I will be flying to Tripoli.
3- They will be waiting for you at 5 pm.
3- THE FUTURE PERFECT TENSE
The future perfect tense indicates that an action will have been completed (finished or “perfected”) at some point in the future.
The future perfect tense is formed with “will” plus “have” plus the past participle of the verb (which can be either regular or irregular in form): “
(will + have + past participle)
1- I will have spent all my money by this time next year.
2- I will have run successfully in three marathons if I can finish this one.
3- By 2:00 this afternoon, I will have finished my work.
4- At 10:00 tonight, she will have written five letters.