You will need
  • - handle;
  • paper.
Remember that time in the English language the same as Russian, i.e. three in the present or the Present, the past or the future or the Past and the Future. Proceed to the definition of time should with this. All other aspects are superimposed on this Foundation. For example, your task is to translate the sentence: "When John went to England?". The act was done in the past, that means you should choose the Past.
Next, you should note that all actions in the English language are divided into long and long, in other words continuous and non-continuous. If the action happened, is happening or will happen for some time, so it is lengthy. Returning to the example above, it should be said that the action specified in this brief.
Make a conclusion, does it matter what time the action was or will be completed. This will help you determine the perfect time or not (Perfect – non-Perfect). Then just combine all that you get. In the example above, no matter the time of completion of the action. Therefore, in this example, the determined time is Past, non-continuous, non-perfect. Under such parameters suitable Past Simple, so the sentence should be: "When did John go to England?".
Make yourself a small table to determine the time. It will display what time is used in the where clause Сontinuous and non-Perfect – Сontinuous when the offer non-Сontinuous and Perfect – Perfect, when non-Сontinuous and non-Perfect – Simple. In the event that the offer and long, and perfect - use Perfect Continuous.
If you have trouble remembering, auxiliary verbs and verb forms that are used for transmission of a particular time, then make another table which will contain this information. Place the table in a very visible place of your desktop and periodically look at it. Also, try every day to pay for a few minutes to repeat it. Thus, you will reduce the time remembering the specifics of the use of tenses are there in English several times.