50 Time Expressions Words For Past, Present and Future Tenses

50 Time Expressions Words For Past, Present and Future Tenses

50 Time Expressions Words For Past, Present and Future Tenses

English has many time expressions words that can be confusing for ESL students. This blog post will cover the 50 most common time expressions words, and provide examples of how to use them in past, present, and future tenses. After reading this post, you’ll have a better understanding of when to use each expression and how to form proper verb tenses. So let’s get started!

What are time expression words?

Time expression words are words that help us express when something happened, is happening, or will happen. They can be used to talk about the past, present, and future.

Some common time expression words include: ago, before, later, since, when, while, until, and within.

Time Expressions Words

1. Present Tense Words

PRESENT
Today
This year
This week
This month
These days
Right now
Nowadays
At the moment
As we speak
Now
At this time

2. Past Tense Words

PAST
Yesterday
The day before
Recently
In the past
A long times ago
In 2011
Yesterday
A little while ago
An hour ago
This morning
When I was born
One week ago
Last week
Last month
Last year

3. Future Tense Words

FUTURE
Next month
Way off in the future
Tomorrow
The day after tomorrow
Soon
Next year
Next week
Later this evening
In the near future
In the future
In an hour
Eventually