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He said that he would come the next day. A. Present Tense. They ………….. to Joshi Math for the summer, (go) I said to them, “Add some sugar to coffee” I asked them to add some sugar to coffee. Fill in the following blanks with correct tense of the verbs given in the brackets : (Future Tense) other than I, we, you) and singular (i.e. (c) have received Future Tense is used when the time of action is of future. 9. was preparing When we were children we made our own toys. 5. 7. Answers e.g. A school bus accident killed scores of children. 9. 8. Structure: Shall/Will + S + have + been + V1 + ing? Answers: He / She plays. Arohi was not following the traffic rules. Negative (b) gone (discover) If you ………….. (come/came/will come/shall come) in time you will get a seat. (Subject + II form of the Verb…). Structure: S + had + not + been + V1 + ing + O 1. I informed you about this before. Structure: S + do/does + not + V1+ O D. The Past Perfect Continuous Tense 4. How many sums ………… she ………… ? If you help me. 8. 2. Tenses are used to show the time of action in a sentence. They bound his hand and foot and held him fast. I / my friends / a sad farewell / bade 8. Will they be signing any some agreement with our company? 1. Continuous = Progressive/going on. Mark the correct use of the Past Indefinite Tense in the following sentences. (not staying now) She (absent) herself since Monday last. For Study plan details. 3. I shall break the lock open and get into the room. (c) To describe a past experience. Question 1: (see) Note: The difference in the meaning of the following sentences : (i) He has worked in this office for five years. The farmers ………….. rain. (solve) Let us not disturb him. (read) What Are Tenses in English Grammar: Tenses expresses time reference with reference to the moment of Speaking.In English Grammar, Tenses have 3 main forms, The Present Tense, The Past Tense, and Future Tense. 3. Students can practice Free online mock tests for Class 8 English for all topics|chapters. Passive Voice Tenses Worksheet 6-7 Passives Advanced Worksheet / 2 8-9. 9. You can notice from the sentence 1, above that, ‘when’ connects the sentence in ‘Simple Past Tense’, whereas ‘while’ connects the sentence in ‘Past Continuous Tense’. 9. agree to pay the amount. (break) Table of English tenses. 6. 5. The following two photos will show how and when you can use each of the tenses. The train has steamed in. [Is/am/are + Subject + (Verb + ing)……….. I ………… my beard when the telephone bell rang. II. (d) will have gon, Question 10. How long ………… you ………… for me ? (a) wants other than I, we, you) and singular (i.e. 2. (sleep) (b) broke 7. (iron) e.g. (run/can), My friend… me just after I………… (join/start). He was seen talking to the headmaster. 2. 4. (howl) Fill in the blanks with appropriate form of the verbs given in the brackets. (kelp) 11. 2. e.g. 2. 9. 9. Negative THe Future Continuous Tense Answers: (He is still working here) (d) To express an action that began in the Past and still continues. (iii) What is happening (in exclamatory sentences only) (study) (d) wanting, Question 2. (know) Past Tenses – mixed exercise; Need more practice? I have known you for many years. e.g. 10. has lived, D. Present Perfect Continuous Tense Present Tense Simple Present Tense (wait) Note : Since is used fora point of time. 4. He will meet me as soon as he returns. (reap) (cook) Verb Tenses are all used to express action that has taken place in the past, present, and future. (borrow) (sing) Answers: 2. has been howling He is pass in English and is fail in Mathematics. 6. Fill in the blanks with correct present tense form of the verbs given in brackets : Sequence of Tenses: Sequence of Tenses means the tense of a verb in the subordinate clause changes in accordance with the tense of the verb in the main clause. ?] 4. Become our. Used to express actions that are happening now. English Active Tenses listed in a table. (rise) time. 7. Identify the errors in the sentences given below and rewrite them. Table of 12 Tenses in English! Normally we use ‘shall with pronouns of first person (I, We). 6. (d) has left, Question 4. Dinesh ………….. for us at the appointed time. I stayed at the Green Hotel for two months. They …………. I did try to solve the question but was not able to solve it. We have lived here for four years.. 5. CBSE Class 9 English Grammar – Tenses. 1. (iii) In Negative form, we add ‘not between the Principal Verb and the operative helping verb. 2. Fill in the blanks with Present Perfect or Simple Past Tense. 5. Answers: 3. https://www.learncbse.in/cbse-class-8-english-grammar-tenses 8. 2. CBSE Maths notes, CBSE physics notes, CBSE chemistry notes. (d) has left You are not listening to her properly. (see) The new edition of this book will be coming out shortly. For example, “I am eating. How long ………….. the two neighbours ………….. when a third one joined them ? 8. He ……………… to bed at 10 pm. Structure: have/has + not + V3 Solve this essay narration exercise and find the answers solved at the end. 5. Were the sheep grazing in the field? The guest have just now, 2. (b) will go to paid rupees seven lacs. (b) To describe an action the time of which is not given. 1. 4. was reading The teacher will give us a test in English next week. 6. Present tense is used to talk about the action in present. 7. come 4. Columbus ………… America. 1. Rohini will be applying for MS in one of the universities of Germany. 1. drinks In order to form the Past Perfect Tense we use ‘had’ before the Past Participle (III) form of the Verb. Now she needs some rest, (work), In India, people ……………. 10. 7. borrowed I have taken the dose of medicine. 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM IST all days. Structure: Had + S + been + V1 + ing + O + ? He ………….. to office every morning, (go) Structure: S+ am/is/are + not + V1 + ing + O 1. 7. have been preparing He has worked in this school for five years, (is still working), Fill in the following blanks with correct tense (present) of the verbs given in brackets : I felt the earth ………….. (slipping/slip /slipped/going) under my feet. (d) will have gone Use of Past Indefinite and Past Perfect Tenses in Time Clauses (hail) It has been raining for two hours. The agent (e) _________ 7. was turning (a) received (b) have helped D. The Future Perfect Continuous Tense (solve) Our hen lays one egg daily. (bathe) 3. (a) come If you had run you catch the train. Fill in the following blanks with correct tense of the verbs given in brackets. This grammar lesson you will learn the 12 Verb Tenses that are in the English language. Write the error along with the correction. (Existence) i think its nice. 10. heat, The underlined words in the following sentences have been wrongly used. (play) Complete English Grammar Tenses PDF Chart Download. e.g. He has passed the Secondary School Examination in 1978. He was having his breakfast when I reached his place.. 7. In the same way. Sarla ………….. her lover for many years. (d) had been, Answers: 6. returns from his office in the evening. He ……… on me whenever he wants. (b) left Aryan…… his mother in making rangoli in the yard for last one hour. Forming Passive Voice Worksheet 11. 7. 7. to temple every morning. (help) God …………… those who ………….. themselves. I live in Ecuador. A teetotaller ………….. (drink/drinks/drank/drinking) no wine. When Sarla calls on me, I ………….. my clothes. Or 2. Why ………… you ……….. a noise ? I …………. Interrogative Later, the agent is discovered to be a fraud. The girls are singing a chorus. 4. It shows the state of that action also. I. Rewrite the following sentences changing the Verbs into the Past Tense : 6. He has left for his native village yesterday. The Present Participle is formed by adding ‘ing’ to the first form of the verb. Passive Voice With Modals / 2 5. As he ………….. left on the road, a bus ………….. him down. 1. Mohini ……….. a novel now. We were gripped by a cold fear. we use ‘will with the pronouns of second person (you) and third person (he, she, it, they). From the tense of a sentence, we come to know about the time of an action. The doctor came after the patient ………….. ………… you ………… (go) for a walk daily ? infinitive + -ed) or (3rd column of table of irregular verbs) We sometimes use Continuous instead of Progressive. 8. has been raging (c) would have caught 7. I have lost the key. [Subject + is/am/are + not + (Verb + ing) …] Children ………… a noise in the class. They did not take their study very seriously. Structure: Shall/will + S + be + V, + ing + O + ? 4. My father …………. (read) I completed the work. I did not apply for leave. I ………… for the bus since morning. That started at certain time in the past and ended after some period in past only, (go) Where ………… you ………… your purse ? (i) The Past Continuous Tense denotes an action going on in the past. Structure: S + shall/will + not + have + V3 + O ? Use the appropriate form (Past Tense) of the verb given in brackets to fill in the blanks. (revolve), Sam ….. to Zarun on phone for forty-five minutes, (talk), You can give me some other novel. 1. (ii) He worked in this office for five years. 2. is still going on), ** ‘Not’ is included in ‘lest’. Are you listening to her properly? (ii) The Future Perfect Tense sometimes expresses the speaker’s belief that something has taken place. Answers . 8. The report has been sent by me. (quarrel) Examples: I had waited for my friend until he arrived. e.g. Interrogative (Had + Subject + not + in form of the Verb + ……… ?) rats. (a) leaves ………… she not yet her work ? The criminal …… the place before the police could reach. Interrogative 2. (try) (b) was (wash) Farah and Imroze will be going to offer Namaz in the evening. 9. have, been waiting/have, waited 4. think She has not come yet. How to Learn English Grammar Rules quick by Tense Chart. He took off his coat and hung it on a peg. 8. (shirk), Mr Ranjit’s sudden arrival ……………………. (c) has come He has passed in English but failed in Mathematics. (a) wants (i) The Past Continuous Tense is used to express an action that was happening in the Past at the time of speaking. The patient had died before the doctor arrived. 1. 1. e.g.The students have not understand the problem clearly. This tense is also used for the actions going to happen in near future the same way as ‘Simple Future’ ‘Simple Present’ and ‘Present Continuous Tense’ are used. 5. 3. The sun rises in the east. He ……………. 1. e.g. (ii) In Negative form [‘not is used after ‘had’] NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English Vistas Chapter 3 The Enemy, NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science History Chapter 7 Tribes, Nomads and Settled Communities, NCERT Solutions for Class 12 English Vistas Chapter 2 The Tiger King, NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science History Chapter 6 Towns, Traders and Craftspersons, NCERT Solutions for Class 7 Social Science History Chapter 5 Rulers and Buildings. (iv) An order or request. B. 7. 8. did, return 5. 7. 4. They (d) _________ (e) loots — looted Structure: S + had + not + V1 + O Thus, the tense of a verb does not show the time of an action or event alone. (go) 2. It has become boring now. I have seen this picture several times. We saw the aeroplane while it ………… This tenses pdf chart will help you a lot in learning English quickly. (d) had received, Question 5. (understand/shout). ………….. you your studies by 2009 ? 11. (f) _________ I had not started my lunch before you came. 3. The Indians ………….. in India, (live) Akbar…… the king at the age of fifteen after the sudden death of his father. (b) broke Malaria ………… in this city since July. (Subject + had + III form of the Verb ). licking his feet immediately after Rohan………. Note: In modern English, mostly ‘will’ is used with all subject, in almost all the countries of the world. 3. (e) To express an action where some word, showing past action (yesterday, ago. The time of the action may or may not be mentioned. Mother ………… tea for us when the school bus homed. 9. 4. had slept The bell ………….. before I reached the school. Rules for Using ‘Since’ and ‘For’ III. (a) The Present Perfect Continuous Tense is used to describe an action that began in the Past, is still continuing and may extend into the Future ; as— (not waste) Simple Past Tense or Past Indefinite Tense The Past Indefinite (Simple Past) Tense is used : He found her weeping bitterly. The girl has been plucking flowers for 20 minutes. 8. 1. Unseen Poe… Negative She ………….. not ………….. the place before her husband permitted her. II. 9. He left his native village yesterday. Stop the force. 5. had, left Interrogative Future Tense The sun ………….. during the day. (Subject + was /were + I form of the Verb + ing…). 6. elected / President / Gopal / we. Examples: They had been playing chess for two hours when I joined them. 5. When he came to me, I had posted the letter. We can express time by using some ‘time-denoting’ Adverbs or through Adverbial clauses of Time. with her life partner, (face, meet), I didn’t ………… why she ……………  so loudly. How to describe a chart . Negative Answers: [Subject + has/have + been + I form of the Verb + ing…). 2. Present Perfect Continuous Tense CBSE Class 8 English English Grammar Tenses Online Test Set A. Structure: Did + S + V1 + O + ? 4. There ………… (go) the bell ! mild and pleasant most of the time. Contact us on below numbers. e.g. 5. has known Question 3: We ………….. our time during examination days. Past Tense is used when the time of action is of past. (get), The movie ……. Examples: She is not weeping. She ………….. hard since December. When the time of action is not definite. Raju ………… Saroj since 1980. 1. The baby ………… in the room. The gardener will be watering the plants. A thief break into that house last night. ………….. the child ………….. before his mother returned from office ? I ………… not ………… my lesson. It ………… not ………… since midnight. (d) helped, Question 9. 1. was weeping Uses of the Present Continuous Tense 6. 1. will have started For how long have you been sitting here ? The Future Continuous Tense is used to express an event that is expected to take place in the normal course or at some time in the future ; as— The picture ………….. by the time we reach the hall. 1. i.e. Do you know Punjabi? 3. did, look 6. 5. Will you be taking part in the debate ? (c) has wanted Sarika will have prepared dinner by the time we reach home. (do) Nirbhay swims in the swimming pool everyday. 10. Each and every question of English grammar exercises for class 8 CBSE with answers have been answered with easy to download solutions in PDF format. (learn) (live) e.g. English tenses: worksheets, printable exercises pdf, handouts to print. Had we been watching KBC for two years? ‘Lest’ = in order that—not. e.g. Mr. Ram Lal ……………. .in the park. I have just received the letter. It is used for. “You will have discussed the plans how to celebrate the function”, said my mother. The peon ………….. the bell when I reach the school. 6. has bumt/has been burning the duration of time for which a particular action lasted.