Present Perfect Tense
Present perfect tense tells us that an action is complete at this time.
I have completed my home work.
Past Perfect Tense
The past perfect tense tells us about an action that took place before another action in the past.
The train had left before he reached the station.
Future Perfect Tense
Future Perfect Tense helps to describe an event that is expected or planned to happen before a time in the future.
We would have completed our project by next week.
H. Frame five questions using the picture clues. Begin with “Have you ever”.
I. Fill in the blanks with the past perfect tense with the help of the words given in the brackets.
1. When Usha looked out of the window dark clouds had gathered (gather) over the mountains.
2. She had no umbrella with her; the weather had seemed (seem) so fine just a few hours ago.
3. All was dark again. Night had fallen (fall).
4. She ran towards the big gap in the wall through which she had entered (enter).
5. Usha looked back at the ruins. The sun had come (come) up and was touching the top of the walls.
J. Read this text and fill in the blanks with future perfect tense.
Iniya moves to Chennai to join an IAS coaching class. Tomorrow by this time, she will have joined (join) the class. She will have undergone (undergo) training till next year. She will have worked (work)very hard by the time she comes home. Her parents will have worried (worry) about her health all the time. They have written (write)many letters by the time she comes home. They will be very happy when Iniya becomes an IAS officer.