Learn how to conjugate the irregular English verb encourage with the below conjugation table. To listen to the audio pronunciation for each conjugation, simply click on the speaker icon next to the conjugated tense. To practice and test yourself on the English verb encourage, first add it to your verb list by clicking on the Add to My Verbs button above.

Indicative

Present simple

  • I encourage
  • you encourage
  • he encourages
  • we encourage
  • you encourage
  • they encourage

Past simple

  • I encouraged
  • you encouraged
  • he encouraged
  • we encouraged
  • you encouraged
  • they encouraged

Future

  • I will encourage
  • you will encourage
  • he will encourage
  • we will encourage
  • you will encourage
  • they will encourage

Present continuous

  • I am encouraging
  • you are encouraging
  • he is encouraging
  • we are encouraging
  • you are encouraging
  • they are encouraging

Past continuous

  • I was encouraging
  • you were encouraging
  • he was encouraging
  • we were encouraging
  • you were encouraging
  • they were encouraging

Future continuous

  • I will be encouraging
  • you will be encouraging
  • he will be encouraging
  • we will be encouraging
  • you will be encouraging
  • they will be encouraging

Present perfect

  • I have encouraged
  • you have encouraged
  • he has encouraged
  • we have encouraged
  • you have encouraged
  • they have encouraged

Pluperfect

  • I had encouraged
  • you had encouraged
  • he had encouraged
  • we had encouraged
  • you had encouraged
  • they had encouraged

Future perfect

  • I will have encouraged
  • you will have encouraged
  • he will have encouraged
  • we will have encouraged
  • you will have encouraged
  • they will have encouraged

Present perfect continuous

  • I have been encouraging
  • you have been encouraging
  • he has been encouraging
  • we have been encouraging
  • you have been encouraging
  • they have been encouraging

Pluperfect continuous

  • I had been encouraging
  • you had been encouraging
  • he had been encouraging
  • we had been encouraging
  • you had been encouraging
  • they had been encouraging

Future perfect continuous

  • I will have been encouraging
  • you will have been encouraging
  • he will have been encouraging
  • we will have been encouraging
  • you will have been encouraging
  • they will have been encouraging

Subjunctive

  • I would encourage
  • you would encourage
  • he would encourage
  • we would encourage
  • you would encourage
  • they would encourage

  • I would be encouraging
  • you would be encouraging
  • he would be encouraging
  • we would be encouraging
  • you would be encouraging
  • they would be encouraging

  • I would have encouraged
  • you would have encouraged
  • he would have encouraged
  • we would have encouraged
  • you would have encouraged
  • they would have encouraged

  • I would have been encouraging
  • you would have been encouraging
  • he would have been encouraging
  • we would have been encouraging
  • you would have been encouraging
  • they would have been encouraging

Imperative

Affirmative

  • (you) encourage
  • (we) Let's encourage
  • (you) encourage

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