Questions and Expressions with Time

Specific Time


When do you?

(present tense)

When did you?

(past tense)

When will you?.
When are you going to
When do you plan to

What time do you?



Extended Time

How long do you?

did you

will you

How long does it take you to?

Ongoing Action

How long have you?.


How often do you?


I usually/always?

I (past tense)

I will?
I am going to
I plan to

(same as above)

I (usually)

I (past)

I (future)

It takes (me)

I have ?

I (present tense)


in the evening
at 9:00
on Mondays
before dinner
after I eat lunch
when I get home

last night
before class
while I was eating

next Tuesday
in a few days

at 7:30
around 4:00

from 9:00 to 11:00

for three hours

ten minutes

six days

for five days
for two hours
since yesterday

often, usually
always, never
once in a while