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Activity Discussion Grammar & Vocabulary Describe the Tenses with suitable examples. Reply To: Describe the Tenses with suitable examples.

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    Simple Present Tense: Used to describe habitual actions, general truths, or facts.

    Example: (i) I walk to work every day.

    (ii) Cats are mammals.

    Present Continuous/Progressive Tense: Used to describe actions that are happening at the moment of speaking or ongoing actions.

    Example: (i) She is reading a book right now.

    (ii) They are playing soccer in the park.

    Simple Past Tense: Used to describe actions that happened and were completed in the past.

    Example: (i) We visited Paris last summer.

    (ii) He ate dinner an hour ago.

    Past Continuous/Progressive Tense: Used to describe actions that were in progress at a specific time in the past.

    Example: (i) She was studying when I called her.

    (ii) They were watching a movie last night.

    Present Perfect Tense: Used to describe actions that happened at an indefinite time in the past or have a connection to the present.

    Example: (i) I have visited Italy before.

    (ii) They have finished their homework.

    Past Perfect Tense: Used to describe actions that were completed before another past action or a specific time in the past.

    Example: (i) She had already left when I arrived.

    (ii) They had finished dinner before the guests arrived.

    Future Simple Tense: Used to describe actions that will happen in the future.

    Example: (i) We will meet tomorrow.

    (ii) She will start her new job next week.

    Future Continuous/Progressive Tense: Used to describe ongoing actions that will be happening at a specific time in the future.

    Example: (i) They will be flying to London at 8 PM tomorrow.

    (ii) I will be waiting for you at the airport.

    Future Perfect Tense: Used to describe actions that will be completed before a specified time or another future action.

    Example: (i) By next year, he will have graduated from college.

    (ii) They will have finished the project by Friday.

    These examples provide a general understanding of the different tenses in English.

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