Past Perfect Tense. Had / Hadn’t. +. PAST PARTICIPLE OF THE VERB. Past Perfect Tense. We use the Past Perfect for : Completed action before something in the past . EXAMPLE: She only understood the movie because she had read the book. Present. Past. Future. Past Perfect Tense. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Simple Present Tense
Past Perfect TenseHad / Hadnt
PAST PARTICIPLE OF THE VERB+Past Perfect TensePresentFuturePastWe use the Past Perfect for:
Completed action before something in the past.
She only understood the movie because she had read the book.
Past Perfect TensePresentFuturePastWe use the Past Perfect for:
Duration before something in the past (NON-CONTINUOUS VERBS)
We had had that car for ten years before it broke down. AffirmativeI had been busy.You had been busy.He hadbeen busy.She hadbeen busy.It hadbeen busy.We hadbeen busy.They hadbeen busy.Subject + had + P.P. verb + Complement
NegativeI hadnt stoppedwalking.You hadnt stoppedwalking.He hadnt stoppedwalking.She hadnt stoppedwalking.It hadnt stoppedwalking.We hadnt stopped walking.They hadnt stoppedwalking.Subject + had + not + P.P. verb + Complement
Hadnt Had notInterrogativeHadI listenedto music ?HadYoulistenedto music ?HadHelistenedto music ?HadShelistenedto music ?HadItlistenedto music ?HadWelistenedto music ?HadTheylistenedto music ? Had + Subject + P.P. verb + Complement ?
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Past Perfect TenseHad Hadnt