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 01 Past Perfect

 02 Past Perfect exercises

 03 Past Perfect examples

 04 Past Perfect use

 05 Past Perfect use

 06 Irregular verbs

 07 Past Perfect sentences

 08 Word order exercises

 09 Word order exercises

 10 Word order exercises

Questions

 11 Past Perfect questions

 12 Past Perfect questions

 13 Past Perfect questions

 14 Past Perfect questions

 15 Past Perfect questions

 16 Questions word order

 17 Questions word order

 18 Word order Past Perfect

Negative

 19 Negative Past Perfect

 20 Negative exercises

 21 Negative exercises

 22 Negative sentences

 23 Past Perfect negative

Negative - Aussagen

 24 Negative positive

 25 Negative positive

Signal words

 26 Signal words

 27 after, before, when

Tests Past Perfect

 28 Word order

 29 Word order

 30 Word order

 31 Test 1

 32 Test 2

 33 Test 3 crosswords

 34 Test 4 crosswords

 35 Test 5 quiz

 

English Tenses

Simple Present Tense

Simple Past Tense

Present Perfect

Past Perfect

Future 1

Future Perfect

Going-to-Future

 

Progressive Tenses

Present Progressive

Past Progressive

Present Perfect Progr.

Past Perfect Progressive

Future 1 Progressive

Future 2 Progressive

 

Comparison of Tenses

If clauses - conditional

Active Passive exercises

Reported Speech

 

 

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Past Perfect Grammar Rules and Explanations

Past Perfect Tense - English Grammar

 

Past Perfect

 

had + Past Participle (3. Form)

 

Regular verbs: Ending -ed

Examples for regular verbs: look - looked, watch - watched.

 

Use of the Past Perfect

 

Past Perfect expresses: Something happened before another action in the past or something happened before a specific time in the past.

 

He had worked hard before he became ill.

They had talked to the teacher before they left the school.

 

Past Perfect Questions

 

'had'  + Subject + Past Participle

 

Examples Questions Past Perfect:

 

I had eaten oranges. Had I eaten oranges?

We had done our homework. Had we done our homework?

He had lived in London 2011. Had he lived in London 2011?

 

Past Perfect negative

 

Subject + had + not + Past Participle

 

Examples Past Perfect negative:

 

I had eaten oranges.  I hadn't eaten oranges.

He had lived in Birmingham. He hadn't lived in Birmingham.

 

Past Perfect Signal Words

 

signal words Past Perfect: after, before, when.

 

Examples Past Perfect Signal words:

 

I had eaten my breakfast before I went to school.

We did our homework after we had seen a film.

When he left school, he had learned for years.

 

Past Perfect of 'to be'

 

 positive negative
long form short form

I

You

He/She

We

You

They

had been

had been

had been

had been

had been

had been

had not been

had not been

had not been

had not been

had not been

had not been

hadn't been

hadn't been

hadn't been

hadn't been

hadn't been

hadn't been

 


English Tenses exercises
Simple Present Tense
Simple Past Tense
Present Perfect
Past Perfect
Simple Future - Will Future
Going-to-Future
Continuous Tenses
Comparison of Tenses
Active and Passive Voice
If clauses - conditionals
Reported Speech

Past Perfect - English grammar - present continuous

 

Past Perfect and the rules of sentence structure. English grammar: An introduction form of the Past Perfect, exceptions in spelling, short forms of the Past Perfect, use, signal words, summary and exercises. Matching exercises, quizzes and riddles for the Past Perfect.

 
 
 

 
 
           
 

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