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comparison of English and Russian tenses

 

 

 

<table style="border-collapse: collapse; width: 749pt;" width="1000" border="0" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><colgroup><col style="mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 3328; width: 78pt;" width="104" /> <col style="width: 110pt;" span="4" width="147" /> <col style="mso-width-source: userset; mso-width-alt: 5152; width: 121pt;" width="161" /> <col style="width: 110pt;" width="147" /> </colgroup> <tbody> <tr style="height: 21.0pt;"> <td class="xl65" style="height: 21.0pt; width: 78pt;" width="104" height="28"><a name="RANGE!A1:G13"></a> </td> <td class="xl65" style="border-left: none; width: 220pt;" colspan="2" width="294">Present</td> <td class="xl69" style="width: 220pt;" colspan="2" width="294">Past</td> <td class="xl65" style="border-left: none; width: 231pt;" colspan="2" width="308">Future</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl77" style="border-bottom: 1.0pt solid black; height: 45.0pt; border-top: none; width: 78pt;" rowspan="3" width="104" height="60">Simple</td> <td class="xl80" style="border-top: none; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">I write</td> <td class="xl86" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147"> Я пишу</td> <td class="xl80" style="border-top: none; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">I wrote</td> <td class="xl89" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я написал</td> <td class="xl71" style="border-top: none; width: 121pt;" width="161">I will write</td> <td class="xl72" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я напишу</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl82" style="height: 15.0pt; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147" height="20">We write </td> <td class="xl87" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы пишем</td> <td class="xl82" style="border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">We wrote</td> <td class="xl90" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы написали</td> <td class="xl73" style="width: 121pt;" width="161">We will write</td> <td class="xl74" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы напишем</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl84" style="height: 15.0pt; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147" height="20">She writes</td> <td class="xl88" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она пишет</td> <td class="xl84" style="border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">She wrote</td> <td class="xl91" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она написала</td> <td class="xl75" style="width: 121pt;" width="161">She will write</td> <td class="xl76" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она напишет</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl70" style="height: 45.0pt; border-top: none; width: 78pt;" rowspan="3" width="104" height="60">Continuous (Progressive)</td> <td class="xl80" style="border-top: none; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">I am writing</td> <td class="xl86" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я пишу</td> <td class="xl80" style="border-top: none; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">I was writing</td> <td class="xl92" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я писал</td> <td class="xl71" style="border-top: none; width: 121pt;" width="161">I will be writing</td> <td class="xl81" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я буду писать</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl82" style="height: 15.0pt; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147" height="20">We are writing</td> <td class="xl87" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы пишем</td> <td class="xl82" style="border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">We were writing</td> <td class="xl93" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы писали</td> <td class="xl73" style="width: 121pt;" width="161">We will be writing</td> <td class="xl83" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы будем писать</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl84" style="height: 15.0pt; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147" height="20">She is writing</td> <td class="xl88" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она пишет</td> <td class="xl84" style="border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">She was writing</td> <td class="xl94" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она писала</td> <td class="xl75" style="width: 121pt;" width="161">She will be writing</td> <td class="xl85" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она будет писать</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl70" style="height: 45.0pt; border-top: none; width: 78pt;" rowspan="3" width="104" height="60">Perfect</td> <td class="xl80" style="border-top: none; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">I have written</td> <td class="xl89" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я написал</td> <td class="xl80" style="border-top: none; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">I had written</td> <td class="xl89" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я написал</td> <td class="xl71" style="border-top: none; width: 121pt;" width="161">I will have written</td> <td class="xl72" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я напишу</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl82" style="height: 15.0pt; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147" height="20">We have written</td> <td class="xl90" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы написали</td> <td class="xl82" style="border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">We have written</td> <td class="xl90" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы написали</td> <td class="xl73" style="width: 121pt;" width="161">We will have written</td> <td class="xl74" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы напишем</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl84" style="height: 15.0pt; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147" height="20">She has written</td> <td class="xl91" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она написала</td> <td class="xl84" style="border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">She has written</td> <td class="xl91" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она написала</td> <td class="xl75" style="width: 121pt;" width="161">She will have written</td> <td class="xl76" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она напишет</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl70" style="height: 45.0pt; border-top: none; width: 78pt;" rowspan="3" width="104" height="60">Perfect Continuous</td> <td class="xl80" style="border-top: none; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">I have been writing</td> <td class="xl86" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я писал</td> <td class="xl80" style="border-top: none; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">I had been writing</td> <td class="xl92" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я писал</td> <td class="xl71" style="border-top: none; width: 121pt;" width="161">I will have been writing</td> <td class="xl81" style="border-top: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">Я буду писать</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl82" style="height: 15.0pt; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147" height="20">We have been writing</td> <td class="xl87" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы писали</td> <td class="xl82" style="border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">We had been writing</td> <td class="xl93" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы писали</td> <td class="xl73" style="width: 121pt;" width="161">We will have been writing</td> <td class="xl83" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Мы будем писать</td> </tr> <tr style="mso-height-source: userset; height: 15.0pt;"> <td class="xl84" style="height: 15.0pt; border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147" height="20">She has been writing</td> <td class="xl88" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она писала</td> <td class="xl84" style="border-left: none; width: 110pt;" width="147">She had been writing</td> <td class="xl94" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она писала</td> <td class="xl75" style="width: 121pt;" width="161">She will have been writing</td> <td class="xl85" style="width: 110pt;" width="147">Она будет писать</td> </tr> </tbody> </table>
Apr 25, 2012 4:03 PM
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There is Present, Past and Future tense in Russian. As a matter of fact no one differenciates any other types of tenses. From the comparison table above you can see that there is not only one form of the verb used for each tense.

April 25, 2012

Future


I will write      Я напишу 

We will write   Мы напишем

She will write  Она напишет

I will be writing     Я буду писать

We will be writing  Мы будем писать

She will be writing Она будет писать

I will have written       Я напишу

We will have written    Мы напишем

She will have written    Она напишет

I will have been writing    Я буду писать

We will have been writing Мы будем писать

She will have been writingОна будет писать

April 25, 2012
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