Verb Tenses. Tense - the time of the action indicated by a verb. 6 Types. Present Tense. The present tense expresses something that is happening now (in the present) . It can also express an action which occurs always, repeatedly, or habitually. Examples: He sees the train.
Tense - the time of the action indicated by a verb
He seesthe train.
He eats cereal for breakfast every day.
He wrote the letter yesterday.
She lived to be 90 years old.
He will send the letter tomorrow.
I shall wait here until you return.
She had written the letter before I saw her.
He will have finished the paper before next Friday.