Time Expressions in English

Time Expressions in English




Time expressions in English



Using Time Expressions in PAST Tense

Yesterday

Last week

Last month

Last year

A little while ago

An hour ago

This morning

In the past

A long times ago

The day before yesterday

Recently

In 1989

When I was born

One week ago

 

Using Time Expressions in PRESENT Tense

Today

This week

This month

This year

At the moment

Now

At this time

Nowadays

These days

Right now

As we speak

 



Using Time Expressions in FUTURE Tense

Tomorrow

Next week

Next month

Next year

In an hour

Soon

In the near future

Later this evening

In the future

Way off in the future

The day after tomorrow

Eventually

 

Using Time Expressions  with Preposition IN

  • In the morning
  • In the afternoon
  • In the evening
  • In January
  • In December
  • In the Summer
  • In 1970
  • In the 1990’s
  • In the seventies
  • In the 20st century
  • In the past
  • In the future
  • In 15 year’s time
  • In the Christmas holiday
  • In two hours

 

Using Time Expressions  with Preposition ON

  • On Monday
  • On January 3rd
  • On the 10th
  • On the first day
  • On the last day
  • On my birthday
  • On Christmas day
  • On East day
  • On holiday
  • On my wedding day
  • On that day
  • on Saturday night
  • On a Summer evening

Using Time Expressions  with Preposition AT

  • At 10 o’clock
  • At midday
  • At noon
  • At dusk
  • At dawn
  • At night
  • At the weekend
  • At Christmas
  • At Easter
  • At the moment
  • At that time
  • At the beginning
  • At the end
  • At breakfast
  • At dinnertime

Time expressions in English



ADVERBS of TIME in English

Adverbs of time answer the question “WHEN“? It tells us when an action happened besides how long, how often. Most important adverbs of time list;

  • Always
  • Already
  • Annually
  • Before
  • Constantly
  • Daily
  • Early
  • Earlier
  • Eventually
  • Ever
  • Frequently
  • Finally
  • First
  • Formerly
  • Fortnightly
  • Generally
  • Hourly
  • Immediately
  • Infrequently
  • Just
  • Last
  • Late
  • Later
  • Lately
  • Monthly
  • Not until
  • Now
  • Normally
  • Never
  • Next
  • Often
  • Occasionally
  • Previously
  • Quarterly
  • Rarely
  • Regularly
  • Recently
  • Seldom
  • Sometimes
  • Since
  • Soon
  • Still
  • Then
  • Today
  • Tomorrow
  • Tonight
  • Yesterday
  • Usually
  • Yet
  • Weekly
  • Yearly

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