Correcting Errors in Verb Tense
Forming the Past Tense of Regular Verbs
Because all regular verbs in the past tense have the same ending, these verb forms are the easiest to remember.
What Are the Present and Past Forms of the Verb "Be"?
The irregular verb "be" is an important auxiliary verb (also known as a "helping verb"). In both the present tense and the past, "be" changes its form to agree with the subject.
The Present-Perfect Tense: Using Auxiliaries with the Past Participle
Once you understand how to form the past tense of regular verbs, you shouldn't find it difficult to use verbs in the present-perfect tense. All you'll need to add is an auxiliary verb--"has" or "have."
Proofreading for Errors in Verb Tense
After you have reviewed our pages on regular and irregular verbs, give these five proofreading exercises a try.