Forms of The Tenses and Indicative Mood



Forms of The Tenses and Indicative Mood :



The four Tenses and sixteen forms of a verb in the Indicative Mood are shown in the following table. Here the verb SEE has been used for indicative purpose.

Active Voice :

1. Simple Present Tense : I see.
2. Simple Past Tense : I saw.
3. Simple Future Tense : I shall see.
4. Simple Future in the Past : I should see.
5. Present Continuous Tense : I am seeing.
6. Past Continuous Tense : I was seeing.
7. Future Continuous Tense : I shall be seeing.
8. Future Continuous in the Past : I should be seeing.
9. Present Perfect Tense : I have seen.
10. Past Perfect Tense : I had seen.
11. Future Perfect Tense : I shall have seen.
12. Future Perfect in the Past : I should have seen.
13. Present Perfect Continuous Tense : I have been seeing.
14. Past Perfect Continuous Tense : I had been seeing.
15. Future Perfect Continuous Tense : I shall have been seeing.
16. Future Perfect Continuous in the Past : I should have been seeing.

Passive Voice :

1. Simple Present Tense : I am seen.
2. Simple Past Tense : I was seen.
3. Simple Future Tense : I shall be seen.
4. Simple Future in the Past : I should be seen.
5. Present Continuous Tense : I am being seen.
6. Past Continuous Tense : I was being seen.
7. Future Continuous Tense : WANTING
8. Future Continuous in the Past : WANTING
9. Present Perfect Tense : I have been seen.
10. Past Perfect Tense : I had been seen.
11. Future Perfect Tense : I shall have been seen.
12. Future Perfect in the Past : I should been have seen.
13. Present Perfect Continuous Tense : WANTING
14. Past Perfect Continuous Tense : WANTING
15. Future Perfect Continuous Tense : WANTING
16. Future Perfect Continuous in the Past : WANTING

Another set of examples with the verb GO.

Active Voice :

1. Simple Present Tense : I go.
2. Simple Past Tense : I went.
3. Simple Future Tense : I shall go.
4. Simple Future in the Past : I should go.
5. Present Continuous Tense : I am going.
6. Past Continuous Tense : I was going.
7. Future Continuous Tense : I shall be going.
8. Future Continuous in the Past : I should be going.
9. Present Perfect Tense : I have gone.
10. Past Perfect Tense : I had gone.
11. Future Perfect Tense : I shall have gone.
12. Future Perfect in the Past : I should have gone.
13. Present Perfect Continuous Tense : I have been going.
14. Past Perfect Continuous Tense : I had been going.
15. Future Perfect Continuous Tense : I shall have been going.
16. Future Perfect Continuous in the Past : I should have been going.

Passive Voice :

1. Simple Present Tense : I am gone.
2. Simple Past Tense : I was gone.
3. Simple Future Tense : I shall be gone.
4. Simple Future in the Past : I should be gone.
5. Present Continuous Tense : I am being gone.
6. Past Continuous Tense : I was being gone.
7. Future Continuous Tense : WANTING
8. Future Continuous in the Past : WANTING
9. Present Perfect Tense : I have been gone.
10. Past Perfect Tense : I had been gone.
11. Future Perfect Tense : I shall have been gone.
12. Future Perfect in the Past : I should been have gone.
13. Present Perfect Continuous Tense : WANTING
14. Past Perfect Continuous Tense : WANTING
15. Future Perfect Continuous Tense : WANTING
16. Future Perfect Continuous in the Past : WANTING

RELATED PAGES :



  1. Tenses in English Grammar
  2. Main Tenses
  3. Different Forms of Tenses
  4. Twelve Tenses in English
  5. Simple Present Tense
  6. Simple Past Tense
  7. Simple Future Tense
  8. Present Continuous Tense (Present Progressive Tense)
  9. Past Continuous Tense (Past Progressive Tense)
  10. Future Continuous Tense (Future Progressive Tense)
  11. Present Perfect Tense
  12. Past Perfect Tense
  13. Future Perfect Tense
  14. Present Perfect Continuous Tense (Present Perfect Progressive)
  15. Past Perfect Continuous Tense (Past Perfect Progressive)
  16. Future Perfect Continuous Tense (Future Perfect Progressive)
  17. Tenses and Active Voice
  18. Tenses and Passive Voice
  19. Sequence of Tenses
  20. Tenses
  21. Tenses in English
  22. Continuous Forms of English Tenses
  23. The Three Perfect Tenses
  24. The Progressive Perfect Tenses


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