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The Future Tense Some of the  advanced "tenses" are easily mastered while others are very complex and subtle in their construction and meaning.


The "tenses" listed do not convey the normal impression of past or present time.


The perfect and continuous tenses may be combined, or combined with modals, to express very specific times.


The modals may create expressions that defy categorization of time.


Will and shall may be one way of expressing future time, but they are not the only construction that can do so.


The Future Perfect Aspect
The Future Perfect Continuous Tense
Modals and the Present Perfect Aspect
The Imperfect Tense

How Tenses Work Together