The Past Tenses - Past Perfect - Structure and Usages


This video is part of our series on the past tenses in English. In this video, we take a look at the past perfect tense. This tense is used to talk about a past action and a related past action before that. We relate two past actions to each other.

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Through this unit, I have been able to review some old lessons I used to follow when I started to learn English in France. The learning process may be long for a student but how necessary ! It opens many doors and apart from the irregular verbs, the construction logic is not that difficult in comparison with other languages.↵What caught my attention the most was the difference made between the present perfect and the present perfect continuous. The fact the emphasis is on the action itself made it easier for me to understand.