Simple Past Past Perfect Simple; some time in the past. Example: Jane got up at seven. She opened her birthday presents and then the whole family went to the zoo.
Past Perfect Simple, explanation and exercises ... Use of Past Perfect. action taking place before a certain time in the past
Functions of the past perfect The past perfect refers to a time earlier than before now. It is used to make it clear that one event happened before another in the past.
Verb Tense Exercise 14 Present Perfect / Past Perfect Present Perfect Continuous / Past Perfect Continuous