English Grammar - Tenses and verb structures
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English Grammar - Tenses and verb structures

Understand & master the usage of all verb tenses including present past and future, explained in short and funny videos.
4.5 (1,184 ratings)
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Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 38 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Know when and how to use the tenses in the English language.
  • Memorize the verb structures.
  • Understanding and systemizing the tenses in the English language.
  • Thanks to the visual elements the rules are easy to memorize and easier to recall.
Requirements
  • A minimum of B1 (Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate) on the Common European Framework.
  • A desire to understand the tenses in the English language and remember them for the rest of your life.
Description

Hello, 

Are you taking an exam

Or do you just need help to understand and master the tenses in the English language?


This course is a visual aid to help understand and memorize:

  • past, present and future tenses
  • simple, continuous, perfect and perfect continuous verb forms
  • when and how to use the tenses, verb forms
  • what the structures of them are
  • what the differences and connections are between them

It helps you to prepare for an English Exam, like TOEFL, Cambridge, IELTS…etc.

Certainly, it’s useful even if you only want to refresh your grammar in an amusing quick way.

You can learn the tenses in a few hours but thanks to the visual explanations you’ll remember them for the rest of your life.

You can also use this course as a ‘first aid kit’ and check back from time to time if you don’t remember the usage or structure of a tense.

The Focus lessons and the Recap are designed for quick summarizing and repetition of them, in case you only have a few minutes to spare. 

The other lessons show each tense one by one to help you understand the usage and structure of them separately.

There are Quizzes at the end of the lessons to check your understanding.

This course is built on

  • videos
  • E-book
  • Workbook and online tests
  • Progress Sheet

There are 20 videos, the Intro, 18 lessons and the Recap.

The E-book is an important part of this course, so don’t forget to read the relevant chapter after each lesson.

You can check your understanding at the end of the lessons. You can also download the Workbook and this time we've made an online test series for you to help you practise the usage of the tenses.

There is a Private Group you can join on our social media site to receive further tests, tasks, videos, explanations and helpful ideas. You can also find your own study-buddy and improve together.

The Progress Sheet is another addition to this course. It helps you do the tasks in the right order, it motivates you, it makes you feel awesome and you can follow your personal improvement.

Are you ready? Let’s get started. See you with the first episode. 


Who this course is for:
  • Any students planning to take an exam.
  • Any students who need help to understand and systemize the tenses in the English language.
  • Any students who need a summarizing course on tenses in the English language.
  • Any learners of English who wish to refresh their learning.
  • This course is not for beginners. Beginner students please avoid.
  • This course is not for native speakers of English
Course content
Expand all 20 lectures 01:26:34
+ Introduction
2 lectures 06:16

What’s the content of the course?

How to use the course?

Why do we have Focus lessons? 


Don't forget to print out the Progress Sheet after you've watched the lesson

Preview 03:23

Why do we have so many tenses?

Introducing the Table of Tenses

The Big Picture
02:53
+ Present Tenses
6 lectures 26:31

Differences between the Present Simple and the Present Continuous

Examples using the Present Simple and the Present Continuous

Quiz to check your understanding

Preview 04:58

When and How to use the Present Simple

Example situations using the Present Simple

The structure of the Present Simple

Quiz to check your understanding


You can print out the relevant exercises now if you haven't printed the Workbook yet. 

The Present Simple
04:29

When and How to use the Present Continuous

Example situations using the Present Continuous

The structure of the Present Continuous

Quiz to check your understanding

The Present Continuous
04:25

When and How to use the Present Perfect

Example situations using the Present Perfect

The structure of the Present Perfect

Quiz to check your understanding

The Present Perfect
07:29

When and How to use the Present Perfect Continuous

Example situations using the Present Perfect Continuous

The structure of the Present Perfect Continuous

Quiz to check your understanding

The Present Perfect Continuous
03:59

Usage of  these verbs in the Present Simple

Example sentences on how to use the verbs

Quiz to check your understanding

Verbs not to use in the continuous
01:11
+ Past Tenses
5 lectures 21:32

Differences between the Past Simple, the Past Continuous and the Past Perfect

Explanations of the usage of the past tenses

Example situations to show how to use them

Quiz to check your understanding 

In Focus: the past tenses
04:57

When and How to use the Past Simple

Example situations  using the Past Simple

The structure of the Past Simple

Quiz to check your understanding

The Past Simple
04:47

When and How to use the Past Continuous

Example situations using the Past Continuous

The structure of the Past Continuous

Quiz to check your understanding

The Past Continuous
03:46

When and How to use the Past Perfect

Example situations of using the Past Perfect

The structure of the Past Perfect

Quiz to check your understanding

The Past Perfect
03:24

When and How to use the Past Perfect Continuous

Example situations using the Past Perfect Continuous

The structure of the Past Perfect Continuous

Quiz to check your understanding

The Past Perfect Continuous
04:38
+ Future Tenses
5 lectures 18:50

When and How to use the Future Simple

When and How to use ‘will’

Example situations using the Future Simple

The structure of the Future Simple

Quiz to check your understanding

The Future Simple, expressing the future with 'will'
04:20

When and How to use future tenses

Differences between the future tenses

Structure of the future tenses

Quiz to check your understanding

Future Continuous, Future Perfect and the Future Perfect Continuous
04:53

When and How to use the Present Simple to express future

When and How to use the Present Continuous to express future

Quiz to check your understanding

Expressing the future with the Present Simple and the Present Continuous
02:00

When and How to use ‘to be going to’ to express future

What does ‘gonna’ mean?

Example situations of using ‘to be going to’

Quiz to check your understanding

Preview 04:38

Why do we use this many verb structures to express the future?

What is the real difference between future tenses?

Quiz to check your understanding

In Focus: expressing the future
02:59
+ Verb structures
1 lecture 05:53

Similarities and differences in verb structures in the past, present and the future

Quiz to check your understanding

Verb structures: simple, continuous, perfect and perfect continuous
05:53
+ Summary
1 lecture 07:32

Quick review of the usages and structures of each tense

Thank you and what’s next

Recap
07:32
+ Practice Test - 15 quizzes - over 200 test questions
0 lectures 00:00
Present Simple
20 questions
Present Perfect
20 questions
Present Continuous
20 questions
Present Simple or Present Continuous
20 questions
Present Perfect II
21 questions
Past Simple
20 questions
Past Simple II
21 questions
Past Simple and Past Continuous
10 questions
Past Simple and Present Perfect
16 questions
Past Simple and Present Perfect II.
14 questions
Future Tenses
10 questions

The following sentences make up one story. They are linked to each other. Don't answer them as 'separate' sentences. 

Mixed Tenses I
6 questions

The following sentences make up one story. They are linked to each other. Don't answer them as 'separate' sentences. 

Mixed Tenses II
3 questions

The following sentences make up one story. They are linked to each other. Don't answer them as 'separate' sentences. 

Mixed Tenses III
5 questions

The following sentences make up one story. They are linked to each other. Don't answer them as 'separate' sentences. 

Mixed Tenses IV
4 questions