Affirmative sentence in Present Simple tense

Affirmative sentence in Present Simple tense

Created:25 Nov 2019 22:10:46 , in  elementary

Pattern

The Present Simple Tense is a basic tense, used mainly: to state facts or general rules, express habits or customs, to relate to future plans. This article is about how to create an affirmative sentence in the Present Simple tense.

There pattern for this, which we follow is:

subject + main verb + rest of sentence

The most common subjects used in the pattern are a noun (Andy, dog, watch etc.) or pronoun ( I,You,He,She,It, We,You, They ) and nouns.

Normally, the main verb is given in its first form ( sleep, work, eat, spy ). However, when the verb follows a singular subject in the third person we add s (regular verbs e.g. sleeps) or ies ( verbs end in y before a consonant e.g. spies ) to the base for of the verb.

The rest of sentence part usually gives extra information on how, when and where the activity occurs.

Examples

General rules

Water + freezes + at 0 degrees.

Water + boils + at 100 degrees.

Learning + languages + is hard.

Children + learn faster + than adults.

Habbits

Hannah + plays + tennis every sunday morning.

My sister + works + every week from Monday to Friday.

Future plans

I + have + a meeting scheduled for Tuesday next week.

We + have + three home and two away games next month.

This post was updated on 29 Nov 2019 15:11:47

Tags:  present simple tense ,  tense 

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