PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE with easy example sentences, or How to learn Past continuous tense in easy way?

PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE 

In ‘basic English grammar, past continuous tense is a tense that is used to show the information of the time or action ongoing before now. It is used to describe events or states in which, we show express by referring the time that events or states was happening earlier or before some time. 

We may know more about Past continuous tense through constantly practice. For your reference read ‘Tense Chart, and ‘Past Verb Tenses Exercises, in other posts.
 

Past continuous tense example in easy sentences:

 
In ‘English lessons for beginners, are made very simple way to them understanding. The given below examples describe that how the verbs are used in the past continuous tense.

I was playing football.
I was writing a letter. 
 

Past continuous tense clarification:

 
Past continuous tense shows the ongoing time in sometime before. Read carefully given above sentences “I was playing football. & I was writing a letter” by reading these sentences, we know that ‘I’ is a subject, “playing and writing” are (participle) ing forms of the main verbs and “football and letter” are objects. 

The regular verbs “writing and playing” has been changed from simple form “write and play” into past continuous tense. By doing practice exercises constantly you will understand more, step by step.
 
Past Tense Verb Examples, Past continuous tense explains that there was happening act in the past. In these above sentences, “I” is used as ‘subject’ which is ‘plural noun’, for which the ing form of the main verb is used to define Past continuous tense.
 
Learn more about English Tense, Tenses Rules, Past Tense Verbs, How many Tenses in English, in other posts.

PAST SIMPLE TENSE

PAST SIMPLE TENSE

The simple past or past indefinite tense is a tense that is used to show the information of the time before now. it is the basic form of the past tense. It is used to describe events or states in which, we show express by referring the time that events or states happened earlier or before some time. We may know more about Past Simple Tense through constantly practice. It is used in different way when we use it to make the sentences. 
 
The given below examples describe that how the verbs are used in the past forms.


I played football.  The verb “played” is in the past tense.

I wrote the letter.  The verb ” wrote” is in the past tense.

 
Read carefully given above sentences “I played football” “I wrote the letter” by reading these sentences, we know that ‘I’ is a subject, “played” and “wrote” are third forms of the main verbs and ‘football’ and “letter” is an object. The regular verbs “wrote and played” has been changed from simple form “write and play” into past form. By doing practice exercises constantly you will understand more, step by step.
 
In given above sentence time is hidden. This sentence is not sowing accurate time, this situation is showing that this sentence indicates to Past Simple (Indefinite) Tense. This sentence shows indefinite situation. In above sentence. Often, we use to show time sometimes when we want to show act according to our routine. Often, Past Simple Tense shows that there was not sure to act happening, act happened but it could be having any time.
 
In these above sentences, “I” is used as ‘subject’ which is ‘plural noun’, for which the second form of the main verb is used to define Past Simple Tense. These sentences are representing that, act happened in Past Simple Tense.

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSE

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS TENSE

Present Perfect Continuous Tense is a state of present tense in which we show action happened in just before sometime. work have been going up to a period and recently finished. Examples are given below.

Example

·        I have been playing badminton.
·      He has been playing football.
·      He has been playing football.
 
Present Perfect Continuous Tense is showing in the above sentences that work is done completed but in a period. We may see “I have been playing badminton” in which we show action completed in a duration just before. We used “I” (plural noun) and “H” (singular noun) for subject “have been” helping verb and “playing” is -ing ending form of the main verb.

PRESENT PERFECT TENSE

PRESENT PERFECT TENSE

Present Perfect Tense is a third state of present tense which is used to show that the act has finished in recently. All activity has completed before some time. Go through the given below

Examples:

     I have played badminton.
I have played football.
I have played carrom board.
I have played Basketball.
 
In these sentences, act has completed you can see that “I have played” is used to show it that act has finished. In these sentences “I” is used for subject that is a plural noun and “have” is a helping verb and “played” is third form of the main verb. When we use to speak a sentence of present prefect tense then we make like these sentences.

PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE

Present Continuous Tense

Present Continuous Tense is a tense in which we use to make sentences to show that ‘act is happening’ it tense present that work is happening just now it doesn’t count time from when it is happening. This tense shows the act is now ongoing. Activity is now running.

Examples
 
·         I am playing badminton.
·         I am playing football.
·         I am playing carrom board.
·         I am playing Basketball.
 
Present Continuous Tense shows the time when act is happening. Read given above sentences and see act is ongoing. It is not showing that when is started act and when will be completed, but it is focused that act is ongoing. 

So, given above sentences show that when we describe any sentences in Present Continuous Tense then we use ‘ing’ form of the verb according to the its tense agreement. Because of act is going on, so we use ing form of the verb with helping verb. “I am playing game” ‘I’ is a subject that is a plural noun so for which ‘am’ helping verb is used.

PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE: (what is present tense?)

PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE

Present simple tense is a tense which is used to indicate or present itself when things happen true. It used in different condition when we use it to make the sentences. Sometimes it shows time and sometime not.


Examples
·        I play badminton.
·        I play football.
·        I play carrom board.
·        I play Basketball.

After reading given above sentences we have known that ‘I play games’ but “when?” time is hidden in all above sentences. Often, we use to show time sometimes when we want to act according to our routine. Often, present simple tense shows that there is not sure to act happening, act happens but it can be any time.
 
In these above sentences, “I” is used as ‘subject’ which is plural noun, for which the first form of verb is used to define present tense. These sentences are representing that act happens in present simple tense.

LEARN TENSES EASILY, Tense in English, Present Tense, Past Tense, Future Tense

LEARN TENSES EASILY

Learn Tenses in English, the tense is a state that we use it to refer the time past, present and future, it is the form of a verb that indicates the noun to show the time when it happened. 

 

Three Main Tenses

Present Tense
Past Tense
Future Tense
Present Simple Tense
Past Simple Tense
Future Simple Tense
Present Continuous Tense
Past Continuous Tense
Future Continuous Tense
Present Perfect Tense
Past Perfect Tense
Future Perfect Tense
Present Perfect Continuous Tense
Past Perfect Continuous Tense
Future Perfect Continuous Tense

TIPS TO LEARN ENGLISH – SPEAK EASILY

TIPS TO LEARN ENGLISH

First, you need to be AN ENTHUSIASTIC to learn English because if you want to learn English in really than you must understand that there is no special time to learn. There is no special place to learn. Whenever & whatever you may learn in English. 


Don’t need to be a formal to learn English. Don’t take burden on your mind. Don’t afraid from it. But take it easy to learn as fun easily. Learn English whenever & whatever you want. You can learn in kitchen, bedroom and other several places wherever you be exist. For this inspire yourself and raise your will power.


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DO STEP BY STEP PRACTICES

Second, you need to be a FRIEND OF ENGLISH remove any gap between English & you. When you have time then you may practice to learn English by writing, reading, listening and watching visuals etc. do practice with your friends. If there is no one to do so then you can practice with yourself, you don’t need others to do it. You can think in English, you can speak in English, and you can be perfect through practices learning by doing. 


Understand that, there is no need special time to learn. There is no need special place to learn. Some of the peoples who master is in English they have done continue practices in their informal way anywhere and anytime. Get rid from hesitation and think how to learn English easily. Practice may make you a master in English.  
 
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GIVE CORRECT WORD DELIVER

Third, you need to GAIN CONFIDENCE with willpower. After your daily learning practices through reading, writing, audio and visual practice you must relax your mind and start to speak word what you have learned in the same day. Try to speak smoothly. don’t hesitate, if you do mistakes. After some time, you will be better to speak the word of English.


BE A MASTER SPEAKING BETTER ENGLISH

After all you need to be a ENGLISH SPEAKER. You must have willpower to learn and gain confidence. Don’t hesitate if you make mistake. To do mistake is a process to learn. Think in English and speak in English without any hesitation. 


This must be happening in front of mirror so that you can calculate your speech delivery speed, style and your body language easily. If you do mistake don’t hesitate but try to represent yourself with better correction and speech once more and more again in the sense of freedom.