The Simple Present Tense

The Simple Present Tense :

The simple present tense expresses a general truth or a customary action.

The sun rises in the east.
Ducks love water.
Uncle Joe wears glasses.
The children go to school by bus.
Mary enjoys singing.
Peter sometimes lends me his bike.
Cows eat grass.
Monkeys like bananas.
Donkeys move slow.
The University admits only graduates.
This office opens at 11 am.
This computer works slow.
My phone rings well.
Tom collects stamps.
The earth goes around the sun.
It often snows in winter.
We always wash our hands before meals.
We eat three meals a day.
Father takes the dog for a walk every morning.

Use the simple present tense to talk about things that are planned for the future.

Melanie starts school tomorrow.
Next week I go to summer camp.
The train departs in five minutes.
We join the senior scout troop in July this year.
My big brother leaves school at 4 o’clock.
The new supermarket opens next Friday.
The new grammar book comes out in September.
Grandad retires next year.
We fly to London next Thursday.
The plane lands at 5:30 P.M.
We move to our new house in a month.
My big sister begins her summer job next week.

The children go to school by bus.
Bats sleep during the day.
These toys belong to Kathy.
Every pupil has a good dictionary.
Polar bears live at the North Pole.
Most children learn very fast.
Mr. Thomas teaches us science.
The earth goes around the sun.
We never cross the street without looking.v Many stores close on Sunday.
Winter comes after autumn.
A dog barks.
You look tired.
Everyone makes mistakes.
Ali works in a department store.
Judy speaks English very well.
Tim’s knee hurts.
Monkeys like bananas.
Kate always eats sandwiches for lunch.
He types very fast.
We go by car.
You have to travel on your own.
The lights burn bright.
Those books cost cheap in Trichy.
Two and two add to four.
I read story books everyday.
She eats apple.

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