Tiempos verbales en inglés

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VERBAL TIMES
Verb to be

Positive

I am
He
She
It is from USA
We
You
They are

Question

am I
Where is he
she
it From?
are we
you
they

Was/were
(the past of am/is/are)
postivie
I
He/She/It was in Paris yesterday
We
You
They were in England last year
negative
I
He/She/It wasn`t in Paris yesterday
We
You
They weren`t in England last year
questionWhere Was I?
he/she/it?
were we?
you?
they?
Yes/No question
Was He/she at work?
Were you/they at home?
Short answers:
No, he wasn`t/Yes, he was
Yes, I was/No, I wasn´t
Yes, we were/No we weren´t
Yes, they were/No, they weren`t

Was born
Where Was He/she
were You/they born?

Present Simple
Express a Fact which is always true, or true for a long time (she works in a bank).It also express a habit (she gos skiing in winter)

Positive

I
You
We
They Start

At 6.30
He
She
it Starts

Negative

I
You
We
They don`t

Start

At 6.30
He
She
it doesn`t

Question

when Do I
You
We
They

Start?
does He
She
it

Yes/No questions

Do You
They Have A camera?
does He
She
it like Chinese food?
Answers: No I don`t/No we don`tYes, they do.

No, she doesn`t
Yes, he does

Past Simple

Express a past action that is finished (I lived in Roma when I was 6)

Positive

I
He/She/It
We
You
They
moved
went

to London in 1985.

Negative
(we use didn`t + infinitiv in all persons, without to)
I
He/She/It
We
You
They

didn`t
move
go

toLondon

Questions
(we use did + infinitiv in all persons, without to)

When
Where
did
I
He/She/It
We
You
They
go?

Yes/No questions

Did I
He/She/It
We
You
They
like
enjoy

The film?
The party?
Answers: No I didn`t/No, we didn`t/No they didn`t
Yes, she did

Present Continuous

Describes in activity happening now (she`s wearing jeans)
It alsodescribes an activity in the near future (I`m playng tennis this afternoon)

Positive and Negative

I am
He
She
It
is

(not) going

outside
We
You
They are

Question

am I
Where is he/she/it going?
are we
you
they

Yes/No questions

Are you having a good time? Yes, we are
Is my English gettin better? Yes, it is.
Are they having a party? No, they aren`tFuture

Will/Going to
It used for future intensions

Will + infinitive, without to
Is a modal auxilary verb. There is an introduction to modal.

Positive and negatives
I
He/She/It
We/You/ They `ll (will)
won´t
come.
help you.
invite Tara.

Question

When will he
you
they
help me?

Short answers
Hill you help me? Yes,I Hill.

Examples: It´s OK. I´ll answer it.
Don`t worry. I`ll lend you some
Oh!. I`ll take it.

am/is/are + going + to + infinitive

Uses:
-express a person´s plans and intensions

-often there is no difference between “going to” and the present continuous to refer to a future intention

-we use “going to” when we can see nowthat something is sure to happen in the future (She`s going to travel the world)

Positive and negative
I `m (am)
`m not
He
She
It `s (is)
isn`t
going to work.
We
You
They `re (are)
arent`t

Question
am I

When is he
she
it

Going to arrive?
are we
you
they

Short answer
Are they going to get married? Yes, they are./No, they aren`t.

Present Perfect

-Thepresent perfect refers to an action that happened some time befote now, but has effects in the present
(She `s broked his leg three years ago, in an accident/ Have you ever been in a car accident?)

-If we want to say when these actions happened, we must use the past simple (She went to Russia two years ago/ I was in a crash when I was ten)

Positive and negatives

I
You
We
They have...
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