Tenses for the Verb - To teach
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Past Continuous - "I was teaching my new group yesterday
when the head came in."
Past Simple - "I taught them how to say 'Hello' last week."
Past Perfect Simple - "By the time the head came in I
had already taught them how to say 'Good morning'."
Past Perfect Continuous - "I had been teaching them how
to spell their names when we were interrupted."
Present Continuous - "It's Monday morning and I'm teaching
Present Simple - "I usually teach business English."
Present Perfect Simple - "I have already taught twenty
different courses this year."
Present Perfect Continuous - "I have been teaching English
for 6 years."
Future Continuous - "I'm teaching a new group tomorrow."
Future Simple - "I think I'll teach some grammar in my
Future Perfect Simple - "I will have taught over 100 students
at the end of this term."
Future Perfect Continuous - "This time next week I will
have been teaching for over six years."