Bilde alle Zeiten mit I-he-they/sing:
Positiv: I sing. He sings. They sing.
Negativ: I don't sing. He doesn't sing. They don't sing.
Question: Do I sing? Does he sing? Do they sing?
Positiv: I am singing He is singing. They are singing.
Negativ: I am not singing. He isn't singing. They aren't singing.
Question: Am I singing? Is he singing? Are they singing?
Positiv: I sang. He sang. They sang.
Negativ: I didn't sing. He didn't sing. They didn't sing.
Question: Did I sing? Did he sing? Did they sing?
Positiv: I was singing He was singing. They are singing.
Negativ: I wasn't singing. He wasn't singing. They aren't singing.
Question: Was I singing? Was he singing? Are they singing?
Positiv: I have sung. He has sung. They have sung.
Negativ: I haven't sung. He hasn't sung. They haven't sung.
Question: Have I sung? Has he sung? Have they sung?
Present Perfect Progressive:
Positiv: I have been singing. He has been singing. They have been singing.
Negativ: I haven't been singing He hasn't been singing. They haven't been singing.
Question: Have I been singing? Has he been singing? Have they been singing?
Positiv: I had sung. He had sung. They had sung.
Negativ: I hadn't sung. He hadn't sung. They hadn't sung.
Question: Had I sung? Had he sung? Had they sung?
Positiv: I will sing. He will sing. They will sing.
Negativ: I won't sing. He won't sing. They won't sing.
Question: Will I sing? Will he sing? Will they sing?
going to Future:
Positiv: I am going to sing. He is going to sing. They are going to sing.
Negativ: I am not going to sing. He isn't going to sing. They aren't going to sing.
Question: Am I going to sing? Is he going to sing? Are they going to sing?
Present Simple: every day, sometimes, usually, seldom, often, never, ...
Present Progressive: Look!, Listen! now, at the moment, ...
Past Simple: yesterday, last week/month/day/year, ago, in 1985, ...
Past Progressive: when, while
Present Perfect: already, just, yet, for, since, ever, never, recently, up to now, ...
Present Perfect Progressive: since, for, the whole day/week, all day
Past Perfect: after, before, ...
will Future: hopefully, think, ...
going to - Future: sure, know, ...
Present Simple: regelmäßige, wiederholte Handlungen, Naturgesetze,
Present Progressive: Handlung passiert jetzt im Moment.
Past Simple: abgeschlossene Handlung in de Vergangenheit, Erzählzeit
Past Perfect: Von zwei Handlungen in der Vergangenheit, die zeitlich vorgelagerte.
will Future: Vorhersage eines zukünftiges eher unsicheres Ereignisses.
going-to Future: bestehende sichere Ausführung eines Plans.