1. Present simple, past simple
and future simple
Present continuous, past
continuous and future continous
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2. In English, the present simple,
also known as a
simple present, is the
present tense(not perfect
appearance). It is one of
the present tenses used in
Expresses statements or
permanence; habits or routines
in everyday life. It is also used to
talk about future events and like
the Spanish, who are subject to
I get up late on Sunday
The train leaves at nine
3. Tense is used in the English language to narrate
events that occurred at a specific time in the past. It
corresponds in its meaning to the simple present
perfect tense in Spanish.
Actions that happened at a specific time in the past,
whether known or implied.
Actions that began and ended in the past.
Actions in the past are not repeated herein.
Actions that happened in a specific time and already
I went fishing last weekend.
I didn't do my homework yesterday.
4. The Simple Future tense
is used to describe
actions that will develop
in the future without the
need to clarify at what
point will occur. Its
equivalent in the Spanish
language is Future
It is used to make
It is used
taken while you
I will study the
They will buy a
5. The present continuous is used to talk about something that
is happening at the moment we speak.
We also use it to talk about something that is
happening today but not necessarily when we speak.
We use the present continuous to talk about something
that is already decided to be made in the near future.
I’m studying now
They’re learning English
Is a verb tense used to express actions that happen at the
same time you are talking
6. It is a tense that
that were being
made at a time of
the past referred to
and then continued
When I left, he was studying
They were singing when I
broke the window.
The past continuous use it for a
long action and in the past was
The past continuous is used to
talk about actions at a specific
time in the past.
Continued past two actions that
are happening at the same time
in the past is used.
7. The continued future use it for a long action will happen in
the future and will be interrupted.
Future continuous is used to talk about actions at a
specific time in the future.
It is a tense that is used to describe an action that will occur in
the future, which may or may not be specified, and will
continue to develop at that time
She will be working at the office this
Will we be visiting our friends