Learn how to conjugate the irregular English verb read 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 read, first add it to your verb list by clicking on the Add to My Verbs button above.

Indicative

Present simple

  • I read
  • you read
  • he reads
  • we read
  • you read
  • they read

Past simple

  • I read
  • you read
  • he read
  • we read
  • you read
  • they read

Future

  • I will read
  • you will read
  • he will read
  • we will read
  • you will read
  • they will read

Present continuous

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

Past continuous

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

Future continuous

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

Present perfect

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

Pluperfect

  • I had read
  • you had read
  • he had read
  • we had read
  • you had read
  • they had read

Future perfect

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

Present perfect continuous

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

Pluperfect continuous

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

Future perfect continuous

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

Subjunctive

  • I would read
  • you would read
  • he would read
  • we would read
  • you would read
  • they would read

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

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

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

Imperative

Affirmative

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

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