Tenses in English Grammar

Tenses in English grammar can be categorised as follows:

Present Tenses


  • Present Simple Tense
  • Present Continuous Tense
  • Present Perfect Tense
  • Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Past Tenses


  • Past Simple Tense
  • Past Continuous Tense
  • Past Perfect Tense
  • Past Perfect Continuous Tense

Confusing Past Tense Words:

Future Tenses