Hello readers and visitors! Today I will discuss about grammar which everybody should have known, Simple Present Tense. Let’s discuss the concept Before going to the pattern of tense!
What is Simple Present Tense?
Simple Present Tense is a tense which is used to talk about:
- I play tennis twice a week.
- She always bites her nails whenever she is nervous.
- Donald Trump wins the election against Hillary Clinton.
- I usually drink a glass of milk in the morning.
(+) Subject + Verb 1 +s/es + Object
(-) Subject + do/does + not + Verb1
(?) Do/does + Subject + Verb1
(+) Positive sentence
(-) Negative sentence
(?) Interrogative sentence
I, you, we, they > use V1
He, she, it > use Vs/es
Always, usually, twice a week, every day, seldom, and often.
Notes to remember
When you talk about characteristics or professions, you should use to be in the sentences.
- I am disappointed
- He is a teacher
- She is angry
Pattern using to be:
(+) Subject + to be + adjective/noun
(-) Subject + to be + not + adjective/noun
(?) To be + Subject + adjective/noun
Subject and to be
I – am
You, they, we – are
He, she, it – is
I hope this articles helps all of you who have difficulties in forming Simple Present form. Keep learning and practicing readers and visitors!