Tenses of Verbs
The tense of a verb tells when an action takes place. Tense is often shown by endings (lives, lived) and by helping verbs (will live, has lived).
Present Tense Verbs
Present tense means the action is happening now or that it happens all of the time.
Latrice loves soccer.
Her friends want to form a team.
Past Tense Verbs
Past tense means the action happened before, or in the past.
Yesterday they played in the park.