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Present Simple Tense

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Simple Present Tense - Affirmative, Negative, Question Simple Present [VERB] + s/es in third person Examples: You speak English. Do you speak English? Complete List of Simple Present Forms USE 1 Repeated Actions Use the Simple Present to express the idea that an action is repeated or usual. I play tennis. USE 2 Facts or Generalizations The Simple Present can also indicate the speaker believes that a fact was true before, is true now, and will be true in the future. Cats like milk. USE 3 Scheduled Events in the Near Future Speakers occasionally use Simple Present to talk about scheduled events in the near future. The train leaves tonight at 6 PM. USE 4 Now (Non-Continuous Verbs) Speakers sometimes use the Simple Present to express the idea that an action is happening or is not happening now. I am here now. The examples below show the placement for grammar adverbs such as: always, only, never, ever, still, just, etc. You only speak English. Once a week, Tom cleans the car. More About Active / Passive Forms Your personal online English school.

Simple Present - Form be Use: am with the personal pronoun II is with the personal pronouns he, she or it (or with the singular form of nouns) are with the personal pronouns we, you or they (or with the plural form of nouns) example: I am hungry. Exercise on simple present with 'be' have have with the personal pronouns I, you, we und they (or with the plural form of nouns) has with the personal pronouns he, she, it (or with the singular form of nouns) example: I have a dog. / I have got a dog. 'have got' is mainly used in British English. Exercise on simple present with 'have got' Exercise on simple present with 'have' + 'do' All other verbs the infinite verb (play) with the personal pronouns I, you, we and they (or with the plural form of nouns) the verb + s (plays) with the personal pronouns he, she, it (or with the singular form of nouns) Tips on how to form negative sentences and questions Negative sentences and questions are formed with the auxiliary verb 'do'. Animation on negative sentences and questions

Simple Present Tense:Meaning and Definition with Examples In Simple Present, the action is simply mentioned and there is nothing being said about its completeness. It is used to talk about an action which happens on a regular basis. Notice how we use ‘study’ for the subjects I, You, We, You and They and we use ‘studies’ for the subjects ‘He’ and ‘She’. Simple Present Exercise 1 Simple Present Exercise 2 Simple Present Exercise 3 Notice how we use ‘don’t’ for the subjects I, You, We, You and They and we use ‘doesn’t’ for the subjects ‘He’ and ‘She’. Notice how we use ‘Do’ for the subjects I, You, We, You and They and we use ‘Does’ for the subjects ‘He’ and ‘She’. Simple Present Tense Exercise

Time - Learn English Basics Learn to talk about time and ask the time in English (requires Real Player). Time (1) When it's "on the hour" we say "o'clock". But only when it's on the hour. Time (2) In five minute increments, when it's past the hour (up to 30 minutes past) we say "past". When it's before the hour (after 30 minutes past) we say "to". There are 60 minutes in an hour. 30 minutes is half an hour, we say "half past" or "thirty". 15 minutes is quarter of an hour, we say "quarter past" or "fifteen" or "quarter to" or "forty-five". Prepositions used with time Naturally speaking Digital clocks often show the time this way using the 24-hour-clock, only the police and the military actually speak using the 24 hour clock:- How to ask the time in English. Work time There are some common words and phrases that we use to describe the hours we work. At work in the UK we talk about starting time and leaving time. 9-to-5 is a phrase used to describe a conventional and possibly tedious job. Check these time idioms too.

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