What is Tense Buster?

Help your ESL learners break through the grammar barrier with Tense Buster, Clarity’s most popular program. Described by British Council Network News as “very popular with students, attractive and easy to use”, Tense Buster helps learners with 33 key grammar areas at five levels. Ideal for independent learning, classwork and homework.

CEFR level:

Equality exercise in Tense Buster program

Syllabus and video

News and updates

Using Tense Buster program on notebook for learning grammar
  1. Time spent on Tense Buster last year: 11,858,230 minutes.

  2. Adopted by the British Council for all 227 teaching centres worldwide.

  3. Read some Tense Buster reviews.

  4. Download a list of institutions using Tense Buster around the world.

Support materials


Technical specifications

Tense Buster runs on desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile. To run this program, you need an up-to-date version of one of these browsers:
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Apple Safari
Microsoft Edge

Latest upgrades

  1. 2020 Jun: Release of new pronunciation videos
  2. 2018 Jun: HTML5 version of Tense Buster (North American) released
  3. 2018 May: New HTML5 version of Tense Buster (International) released

Technical support pledge

"My aim is to ensure you have smooth, trouble-free use of any software you purchase from Clarity. I therefore guarantee to find a fast and effective solution to any technical problems related to Clarity software, or provide a full refund."

Dr Adrian Raper,
Technical Director