Simple Present Tense With Examples

What is the Simple Present:

The simple present,or (present simple), 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.

Simple Present Tense With Examples

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 "To Have" and "To 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.

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

Negative form

Read these negative sentences:

Exercise for Simple Present