Simple Present Tense With Examples

Simple Present Tense With Examples

The simple present is a common tense in English, and common to new learners. It is used specifically with verbs like “to be” or “to have.” It is important to know when to use it and how to conjugate it. You will need the simple present mostly to talk about daily life activities.

WHEN TO USE:

1. For activities that happen regularly in the present:

2. When talking about facts:

3. For habits:

HOW TO USE:

Conjugating verbs in the present tense follows a regular pattern (that is, forms), which must be memorized. Here are the rules to understand:


1) For most regular verbs, the third-person singular (he/she/it) is formed by adding an “s” at the end:

2) For verbs that end in ss, sh, ch, th, x, z, or o, add an es at the end:

3) For verbs that end in consonant + y, delete y and add ies:

Conjugation of Have and Go

The verb to have can be defined as the manner of showing possession or a quality. To go is a verb that is related to movement (that is, travel) in a specific direction.
To go is a veb that is related to movement (travel) in a specific direction.


Subject To Have The Rest of the sentence
I / you / we / they have a book.
he / she / it has a new house.


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