What is the past tense and past continuous tense of read?
Past tense - read.
Past continuous tense - was/were reading.
1)Simple Present Tense, 2)Simple Past Tense, 3)Simple Future Tense, 4)Present Continuous Tense, 5)Past Continuous Tense, 6)Future Continuous Tense, 7)Presnt Perfect Tense, 8)Past Perfect Tense, 9)Future Perfect Tense, 10)Present Perfect Continuous Tense, 11)Past Perfect Continuous Tense, 12)Future Perfect Continuous Tense.
The general present tense is "Recall". Simple present is "Recalls". Present continuous tense is "Am/is/are recalling". Present perfect tense is "has/have recalled" and present perfect continuous tense is "Has/have been recalling". The general past tense is "recalled". Simple past - "Recalled". Past continuous- "Was recalling/ were recalling". Past perfect - "Had recalled". Past perfect continuous- "Had been recalling".
(The past tense of read, pronounced "reed", is also read, pronounced "red".) (past) "He read most of the books in the small library." (past perfect) "He has read most of the books in the library." (past continuous) "He was reading the books." (past perfect continuous) "He had been reading books at the library every weekend." --- Occasionally individual sentences may not be obviously present or past: "I read the books every Saturday." (reed or red)