Verb tense drills – 8 tenses

Use these flashcards to practice the verb tenses:  present simple, present continuous, present perfect, present perfect continuous, past simple, past continuous, future simple, and future continuous.  (N) means negative.  (Q) means question.

In this drill the verb is they come.

Verb tense drill G

  • Present simple
    They come
  • Present perfect
    They've come
  • Future simple (N)
    They won't come
  • Past simple (Q)
    Did they come?
  • Present perfect continuous
    They've been coming
  • Present continuous (N)
    They aren't coming
  • Past continuous (Q)
    Were they coming?
  • Present simple (Q)
    Do they come?
  • Future continuous (Q)
    Will they be coming?
  • Past simple
    They came
  • Present perfect (N)
    They haven't come
  • Future simple
    They'll come
  • Present continuous
    They're coming
  • Past continuous (N)
    They weren't coming
  • Present perfect continuous (Q)
    Have they been coming?
  • Future continuous (N)
    They won't be coming
  • Past simple (N)
    They didn't come
  • Present perfect (Q)
    Have they come?
  • Future simple (Q)
    Will they come?
  • Present simple (N)
    They don't come
  • Future continuous
    They'll be coming
  • Past continuous
    They were coming
  • Present continuous (Q)
    Are they coming?
  • Present perfect continuous (N)
    They haven't been coming

Verb tense drill H

In this drill the verb is I grow.

  • Present simple
    I grow
  • Future simple (Q)
    Will I grow?
  • Present perfect continuous
    I've been growing
  • Past continuous (N)
    I wasn't growing
  • Present continuous (Q)
    Am I growing?
  • Present perfect (N)
    I haven't grown
  • Future continuous
    I'll be growing
  • Past simple
    I grew
  • Present perfect continuous (Q)
    Have I been growing?
  • Past continuous
    I was growing
  • Present simple (N)
    I don't grow
  • Future simple
    I'll grow
  • Past simple (Q)
    Did I grow?
  • Present continuous (N)
    I'm not growing
  • Future continuous (Q)
    Will I be growing?
  • Past simple (N)
    I didn't grow
  • Present perfect
    I've grown
  • Future simple (N)
    I won't grow
  • Present perfect continuous (N)
    I haven't been growing
  • Past continuous (Q)
    Was I growing?
  • Present simple (Q)
    Do I grow?
  • Present perfect (Q)
    Have I grown?
  • Future continuous (N)
    I won't be growing
  • Present continuous
    I'm growing

Verb tense drill I

In this drill the verb is it takes.

  • Present simple
    It takes
  • Future continuous
    It will be taking
  • Past simple (Q)
    Did it take?
  • Present continuous (N)
    It isn't taking
  • Present perfect
    It has taken
  • Present perfect continuous (Q)
    Has it been taking?
  • Future simple (N)
    It won't take
  • Present simple (Q)
    Does it take?
  • Past continuous (Q)
    Was it taking?
  • Past simple
    It took
  • Present perfect (N)
    It hasn't taken
  • Future continuous (Q)
    Will it be taking?
  • Present continuous
    It's taking
  • Future simple (Q)
    Will it take?
  • Present perfect continuous (N)
    It hasn't been taking
  • Past continuous
    It was taking
  • Past simple (N)
    It didn't take
  • Present continuous (Q)
    Is it taking?
  • Future simple
    It'll take
  • Present simple (N)
    It doesn't take
  • Future continuous (N)
    It won't be taking
  • Past continuous (N)
    It wasn't taking
  • Present perfect (Q)
    Has it taken?
  • Present perfect continuous
    It's been taking