The Past Tense is used – as you can probably guess – to talk about the past.
There are several different verb forms we can use to talk about the past. This article briefly explains them and links to fuller articles on each.
The Past Simple is used most often to tell a simple story or relate and incident. In regular verbs it’s made by…
We use Perfect Tenses to talk about a finished action, often in relation to another action.
This action can occur at any time in the past, present or future.
3 Perfect Tenses
There are three perfect tenses in English:
This is used to talk about a completed action in the past. It’s usually used alongside another past tense:
After we had finished the meeting we…