Tense is a form of verb that specify the time of action.
Tense has a very significant role in the sentence as no sentence is complete without denoting the time of action. In a sentence it is the verb that conveys the time of action by changing its form.
There are three types of tense. They are:
Present Tense refers to action that takes place in the present time.
For example: He sings a song.
Past Tense refers to action that took place in the past time.
For example: He sang a song.
Future Tense refers to action that will take place in the future time.
For example: He will sing a song tomorrow.
To specify the exact time and action, these three types of tense further divided into four types each. They are:-
Practical English Tenses