Published on 27 Jul 2015 | over 2 years ago

English Grammar lesson - Errors made using 'Simple Present Tense' ( Learn English)

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In this English Grammar lesson, you are going to learn how and when to use the simple present tense. Learn the English tense ( Simple present) to avoid common mistakes made using the simple present tense.

The verb is always in the present/base form.

Example: I like chocolates. (a general taste/preference)
Example: He plays tennis regularly. (a general routine or action)
Example: The sun rises in the East. (general facts/universal truths)
Example: The train leaves at 8 pm. (fixed schedule/time table)
Example: I am here now. (not I am Being here)
Example: e has his passport in his hand. ( not ‘is having’)

Note: The simple present tense is used when the verbs do not go in the

The Continuous form (the ‘ing’ form)


Example: Is John intelligent? (no ‘do/does’ with is/am/are)
Example: Does he like chocolates? (‘does’ is used for third person singular)
Example: Do you wear denims?


Example: He is not tall.
Example: He doesn’t know me.
Example: They don’t play tennis.

We hope this English Grammar lesson has helped you in clearing the confusion while using the "Simple Present Tense" Cheers!!
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