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English Verbs - Example Sentences of the Verb Learn

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This page provides example sentences of the verb "Learn" in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.

Base Form learn / Past Simple learned/learnt / Past Participle learned/learnt / Gerund learning

Present Simple

She learns languages quickly.

Present Simple Passive

Math is learnt slowly by some.

Present Continuous

Jack is currently learning Russian.

Present Continuous Passive

Russian is being learnt by the students.

Present Perfect

Angela has learnt four languages.

Present Perfect Passive

Four languages have been learnt by Angela.

Present Perfect Continuous

Angela has been learning Arabic for the past few months.

Past Simple

Jennifer learnt how to play poker yesterday evening.

Past Simple Passive

Poker was learnt quickly by all.

Past Continuous

She was learning her lesson when he telephoned.

Past Continuous Passive

The lesson was being learnt when he arrived.

Past Perfect

She had learnt the song by heart before Jack did.

Past Perfect Passive

The song had learnt by heart by the class before the singer arrived.

Past Perfect Continuous

Our children had been learning English for two months before we moved.

Future (will)

She will learn quickly.

Future (will) passive

A new song will be learnt soon.

Future (going to)

She is going to learn a new language next year.

Future (going to) passive

A new song is going to be learnt next week.

Future Continuous

This time next week we will be learning in a new classroom.

Future Perfect

She will have learnt everything by the end of the month.

Future Possibility

She might learn something new.

Real Conditional

If she learns Russian, she will travel to Moscow.

Unreal Conditional

If she learnt Russian, she would travel to Moscow.

Past Unreal Conditional

If she had learnt Russian, she would have traveled to Moscow.

Present Modal

She can learn easily.

Past Modal

She can't have learnt that so quickly!

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