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English Grammar
tense Affirmative/Negative/Question Use Signal Words
Simple Present A: He speaks. action in the present taking place once, never or several times always, every …, never, normally, often, seldom, sometimes, usually
N: He does not speak. facts if sentences type I (If I talk, …)
Q: Does he speak? actions taking place one after another
  action set by a timetable or schedule  
Present Progressive A: He is speaking. action taking place in the moment of speaking at the moment, just, just now, Listen!, Look!, now, right now
N: He is not speaking. action taking place only for a limited period of time
Q: Is he speaking? action arranged for the future
Simple Past A: He spoke. action in the past taking place once, never or several times yesterday, 2 minutes ago, in 1990, the other day, last Friday
N: He did not speak. actions taking place one after another if sentence type II (If I talked, …)
Q: Did he speak? action taking place in the middle of another action  
Past Progressive A: He was speaking. action going on at a certain time in the past when, while, as long as
N: He was not speaking. actions taking place at the same time
Q: Was he speaking? action in the past that is interrupted by another action
Present Perfect Simple A: He has spoken. putting emphasis on the result already, ever, just, never, not yet, so far, till now, up to now
N: He has not spoken. action that is still going on
Q: Has he spoken? action that stopped recently
  finished action that has an influence on the present
  action that has taken place once, never or several times before the moment of speaking
Present Perfect Progressive A: He has been speaking. putting emphasis on the course or duration (not the result) all day, for 4 years, since 1993, how long?, the whole week
N: He has not been speaking. action that recently stopped or is still going on
Q: Has he been speaking? finished action that influenced the present
Past Perfect Simple A: He had spoken. action taking place before a certain time in the past already, just, never, not yet, once, until that day
N: He had not spoken. sometimes interchangeable with past perfect progressive if sentence type III (If I had talked, …)
Q: Had he spoken? putting emphasis only on the fact (not the duration)  
Past Perfect Progressive A: He had been speaking. action taking place before a certain time in the past for, since, the whole day, all day
N: He had not been speaking. sometimes interchangeable with past perfect simple
Q: Had he been speaking? putting emphasis on the duration or course of an action
Future I Simple A: He will speak. action in the future that cannot be influenced in a year, next …, tomorrow
N: He will not speak. spontaneous decision If-Satz Typ I (If you ask her, she will help you.)
Q: Will he speak? assumption with regard to the future assumption: I think, probably, perhaps
Future I Simple A: He is going to speak. decision made for the future in one year, next week, tomorrow
(going to) N: He is not going to speak. conclusion with regard to the future
  Q: Is he going to speak?  
Future I Progressive A: He will be speaking. action that is going on at a certain time in the future in one year, next week, tomorrow
N: He will not be speaking. action that is sure to happen in the near future
Q: Will he be speaking?  
Future II Simple A: He will have spoken. action that will be finished at a certain time in the future by Monday, in a week
N: He will not have spoken.
Q: Will he have spoken?
Future II Progressive A: He will have been speaking. action taking place before a certain time in the future for …, the last couple of hours, all day long
N: He will not have been speaking. putting emphasis on the course of an action
Q: Will he have been speaking?  
Conditional I Simple A: He would speak. action that might take place if sentences type II
N: He would not speak. (If I were you, I would go home.)
Q: Would he speak?  
Conditional I Progressive A: He would be speaking. action that might take place  
N: He would not be speaking. putting emphasis on the course / duration of the action
Q: Would he be speaking?  
Conditional II Simple A: He would have spoken. action that might have taken place in the past if sentences type III
N: He would not have spoken. (If I had seen that, I would have helped.)
Q: Would he have spoken?  
Conditional II Progressive A: He would have been speaking. action that might have taken place in the past  
N: He would not have been speaking. puts emphasis on the course / duration of the action
Q: Would he have been speaking?  
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