Present simple

Discover the present simple of English verbs! Learn how to use it with videos, rules and many examples. Find out how to conjugate the verbs "to be" and "to have" at the present tense. Finally, when you feel ready, test your preparation and improve yourself with printable worksheets and three levels of exercises!

Notes

What is the present simple?
The present simple, also called simple present, is the base form of the verb and it has three forms:

  • affirmative
  • negative
  • interrogative

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Present simple - Videos with examples

Watch the videos above, the first one with a slow voice and the other with a faster voice. Listen to the sentences and find out some examples of simple present!

"I GO TO SCHOOL EVERY DAY. MY SCHOOLMATES AND I LEARN NEW THINGS. 

I HAVE LUNCH WITH MY MOM, SHE WORKS AT MY SCHOOL.

I GO HOME , I DO MY HOMEWORK AND I PLAY VIDEO GAMES."

Present simple - Affirmative form

Present simple - Affirmative form

Present simple - Negative form

Present simple - Negative form

Present simple - Interrogative form

Present simple - Interrogative form

TO BE

TO BE

TO HAVE

TO HAVE