CBSE Class 7 English Tenses Worksheet Set B

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Tenses Class 7 English Worksheet Pdf

Class 7 English students should refer to the following printable worksheet in Pdf for Tenses in standard 7. This test paper with questions and answers for Grade 7 English will be very useful for exams and help you to score good marks

Class 7 English Worksheet for Tenses

USE OF TENSES

Tenses (verbs)
There are three main tenses:

1. Present Tense
2. Past Tense
3. Future Tense

PRESENT TENSE

Simple present
Usage. It is used:
1. To talk about a present action
2. To talk about a habitual action
3. To talk about a universal truth.
4. To talk about a permanent condition
5. To talk about a scientific fact.
6. To express proverbs

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, She. It Root form of verb, root form +‘s‘ or ‗as‘

(a) Present Continuous
Tense Usage. It is used;
1. To talk about an action that is going on at the time of speaking.
2. For future time reference if we are sure of the action.

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, she. It am present participle
are+present participle
is+present participle

(B) Present Perfect Tense
Usage. It issued; to talk about an action that has just been completed.

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, She, It
Have+past participle
Has+ past participle

(a) Present Perfect Continuous Tense
Usage. It is used;
(i) To express an action that began in the past and has been in progress till the time of peaking.
(ii)To express an action that finished just a short while

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, she, It
Have been + present participle
Has been+ present participle

Use of „since‟ and „for‟
(i) since‘ is used to denote point of time‘
(ii) for‘ is used to denote period of time‘

For example,
- I have been living in Delhi for five years.
- She has been living in Agra since birth.


PAST TENSE

(a) Simple e Past
Usage. It is used:
- To talk about a past action.
- To talk about some past habit

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, she, It
Second form of verb

(b)Past Continuous Tense
Usage: It is used
To talk about an action, which was in progress at some point of time before the time of speaking.

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, she, It
Was +present participle
Were + present participle

(c) Past Perfect
Usage: It is used
To talk about an action that was completed before a given moment in the past

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, she, It
Had +past participle

(d) Past Perfect Continuous
Usage:
It is used:
To talk about an action that began before a definite moment in the past, had continued up to that moment and
was still in progress at that moment, or had recently finished.

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, she, It
Had been + present participle


FUTURE TENSE

(a) Simple Future
Usage. It is used;
To talk about an action that will take place in future

Form
Subject Verb

I, You, We, They, He, She, It
Shall + root form of Verb‘
Will + root form of verb

Note: In modern English will‘ is used with I‘ and we‘, too.

(b) Future Continuous
Usage: It is used:
To express an action that is almost certain to take place in the future.

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, She, It
Shall be + present participle
Will be +present participle

(c) Future Perfect
Usage: It is used:
To talk about an action completed before a given moment in the future.

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, She, It
Shall have+ past participle
Will have + past participle

(d) Future Perfect Continuous Tense
Usage: it is used.
To talk about an action that will begin before a definite moment in the future, will continue up to that moment and will be in progress even at that moment.

Form
Subject Verb
I, You, We, They, He, She, It

Shall have been + present participle
Will have been +present participle


Solved Example

1. Fill in the blanks in the following passage by using the correct tense form of the verbs given in brackets, choosing the appropriate options from the given ones.

Once Martin Luther King (a) ………………… (Address) a public meeting. Suddenly someone (b)……………….. (Throw) a shoe at him. But king (c) ………………… (Not lose) his cool. He (d) …………….. (pick) up the shoe and told the gathering that some kind gentleman, knowing that he could not afford shoes, (e)… (Throw) one for him.
He (f)…................ (Request) the gentle man to throw him the other one too. After he said so, a man appeared before him and apologized.
Answer.
(a) was addressing
(b) threw
(c) did not lose
(d) picked
(e) had thrown
(f) Requested


Questions for Practice:

1. Fill in the blanks in the following passage by using the correct tense form of the verbs given in brackets.
A diesel tanker (a) ……………… (Catch) fire last evening when it (b)……………….... (Fill) up the underground tank of a petrol station situated on the G.T. Road. Soon the fire from the tanker(c)……..(Reach) the station‘s administrative block. Suddenly the driver of the tanker (d)………………. (Get) into it and (e)…....... (Drive) it 25 yards ahead of the station. A big tragedy (f)……....... (avert) due to his brave act.

2. Fill in the blanks in the following passage by using the correct tense form of the verbs given in brackets.

A forty-year old man (a)……………. (kill) and six others (b)…………….……. (injure) when the van in which they(c)………….. (travel) overturned after colliding with a truck last evening. Soon after the incident a huge crowd (d)……………….. (gather) on the spot and (e) …………… (start) beating the driver as he (f)…………...…… (find) to be under the influence of alcohol. The police arrived on the scene and arrested the driver.

 

Fill in the blanks with the correct forms of the verbs.

1. When I _______________ (arrive) at the station, Sunita _______________ (wait) for me. She_______________ (wear) a blue dress and _______________ (look) very pretty. As soon as she _______________ (see) me, she_______________ (shout) something but I couldn’t hear what she _______________ (say) as everyone _______________ (make) such a noise.

2. I _______________ (look) forward to go to England, next year. I _______________ (plan) to stay there for a few years. I _______________ (come) back and _______________ (serve) my country.

3. The roof of the hall of a school building _______________ (fall) down in heavy rains yesterday night. Five persons _______________ (die) on the spot. The building _______________ (be) under construction. According to the neighbours, about fifteen persons _______________ (sleep) in the hall. Most of the victims _______________ (be) labour class.

4. When I _______________ (reach) Meena’s house, she _______________ (leave) already. Though I _______________ (reach) there at the appointed time, yet she _______________ (leave). Thus I _______________ (come) back disappointed.

5. Yesterday I _______________ (see) a speeding car hit a pedestrian, who _______________ (fall) unconscious. The poor fellow _______________ (bleed) profusely before people _______________ (take) him to a hospital. The man_______________ (struggle) for his life but _______________ (breathe) his last after half an hour.

6. Rajesh _______________ (sit) in the train at this time tomorrow. We _______________ (go) to see him off. He _______________ (stay) with us for almost a month. He _______________ (promise) that he _______________ (visit) us again next year.

7. Last Sunday when I _______________ (return) home late at night, I was shocked to find my house unlocked. Someone _______________ (break) into my house in my absence. All the boxes _______________ (be) opened. I _______________ (check) my locker, in which I _______________ (put) my money, but found the money _______________ (steal). I _______________ (report) the matter to the police.

 

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