Verb Tenses with a Regular Verb
Simple Present 1st Person I study every evening.
Simple Present 3rd Person
She studies every evening.
He studied last night.
They will study tomorrow. OR They are going to study tomorrow.
Present Progressive 1st
I am studying right now while you are listening to music.
Present Progressive 3rd
He is studying right now while she is watching TV.
She was studying during final exam week.
They will be studying together tomorrow.
Future Perfect ProgressiveThey will have been studying for 7 hours by the time they finish.
They have studied this before, and she has studied this too.Past Perfect They had studied this before, but it was many years ago.Future Perfect They will have studied this by the time the students take the quiz.Passive Perfect This topic has been studied by them.Modal PerfectThey might have studied this, and you could have asked them.Progressive Perfect They have been studying for 4 hours, and he has been studying for 5.Passive Present These ideas are studied by many people. (Active Version)
Many people study these ideas.Past Passive Three books were studied by the students in the class. (Active Version)Students studied three books in the class. Future PassiveSome grammar will be studied by the class.(Active Version) The class will study some grammar.Modal Passive This tense should be studied for the quiz. (Active Version)The students should study this tense for the quiz.Progressive Passive The material is being studied by the students. (Active Version)The students are studying the material. True Present ConditionalIf they study more, they will make a good grade.Untrue Present Conditional If they studied more, they would make a good grade.Untrue Past Conditional If they had studied, they would have made a better grade.