Present Simple Tense Examples 5/5 (1)

The present simple tense, which is used to show repetition, habit or generalization.

Here are some examples.

The present simple tense examples

Examples of Affirmative sentences

Construction of an affirmative sentence for the present simple tense:

Subject + verb (verb + (-s /-es) + object.

Present Simple affirmative construction

Examples of Present Simple tense:

  • I always study hard for exams.
  • He needs help right now.
  • We cook every day.
  • I love my new pets.
  • I work in London.
  • I’m a student.
  • You speak English.
  • The train leaves tonight at 6 PM.
  • They sleep in the afternoon.

Examples of negative sentences

Negative sentence construction for the present simple tense:

Subject + do/does + not + object.

Present Simple negative construction

Examples of present simple tense:

  • She doesn’t use a computer.
  • Jim doesn’t work on Fridays.
  • I don’t live in London now.
  • I do not play football every weekend.
  • You do not speak English.
  • He does not need help now.
  • He does not get up early every day.
  • They don’t have any money.
  • I do not want to go with you!
  • Birds do not like milk.

Examples of questions

Question construction for the present simple tense:

Do/Does + subject + verb in base form + object.

Present Simple question construction

Examples of present simple tense:

  • Do you usually speak to him like that?
  • Where do you live?
  • Do you speak English?
  • When do we board the plane?
  • Do we know each other?
  • Does she live in Paris?
  • Does he play tennis?
  • Do you surf the Internet every day?
  • Do you have your passport with you?

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