- Progressive tense consists of a form of the supporting verb be and the present participle of the main verb
(Be + present participle)
- Present: Ansley is doing her math homework after school.
- Past: Ansley was doing her math homework after school.
- Future:Ansley will be doing her math homework after school.
- Indicative-is the form of a verb that is used to state a fact or ask a question
- Imperative-is the form of a verb that is used to give commands
- Emphatics-the form of a verb that gives special force to a simple present or past tense verb.For the present tense,use do or does before the base form of the verb.Do not confuse this with do,does,and did use as auxillary verbs in questions or negative sentences
- subjunctive-form of a verb that can express a wish or a condition that is contrary to fact. The past tense is used to state present wishes or desires or contrary-to fact conditions.The past perfect tense is used to state past wishes,desires,or contrary-to fact conditions.(also used to express a demand or recommendations after that or to express an uncertainty after if or whether)
Wish or Desire
- I wish christmas were here already
- If I were in the christmas parade I could march down the street in a christmas costume.