By understanding and mastering tenses then you will speak English more quickly, be self-directed learning especially in terms of grammatical deviations. To be stuck tense of course this needs to be practiced when you are accustomed to speaking and writing. Yes, English is indeed strange, and tenses of English is what makes it complicated, especially for us people of Indonesia.
But once we recognize the formula then in fact it is not difficult tenses.
Loh Tense So then what?
Tenses are forms of time in English, especially in conjunction with a verb and auxiliary verb. In the Indonesian language does exist as well, but need not be studied because sami mawon. If for example the English language to say "I Write", if it now: I write. But if you wrote it yesterday I could not write yesterday, should be: I wrote yesterday. Look at the changes to the "write" to "wrote". If you write it tomorrow then becomes: Will I write tomorrow. Permanent write. Young right? Do not say difficult! hehe .. That's why we need to study them.
Tense is divided into 3 major sections, namely: Past, Present, Future. Indonesian Language: Past, Now, Later.
Why are really three parts? Yes because the division of time itself is 3 only, ie of the Past (past), now (present) and Future (future). Indeed there again?
Now each of these tense, still subdivided into 4. Like the Present tense, there are four, namely: Present tense or often just called the Simple Present Tense, Present Continuous Tense, Present Perfect Tense and Present Perfect Continuous Tense. You can learn more details on each topic.
Similarly, the Past was divided by 4: Past Tense, Past Continuous Tense, Past Perfect Tense, Past Perfect Continuous Tense. Even Future Tense instead of 8.
So in total there are 16 tenses. Present there were 4, there are 4 Past, Future there are 8.Once you understand the formula, then it's actually easy tenses. Your capital is the formula, plus what to put into the formula, in this case is a Verb or Verb. There is a verb form or Verb1, there is a verb form and shape 2 or 3 or Verb2 Verb3 and there is also a verb form of ING. Also the use of Tobe, Auxiliary Verbs like Will, May, Must and so on.
Referense source: http://tensesbahasainggris.com/tenses-pengantar