Simple Present and Present Continues Tenses

PRESENT TENSES

Present tenses in English represents events for the time being.

Present Continues Tense

Present continues Tense tell us events continuing at the time of speaking

POSITIVE FORM

  • I am doing my homework
  • He is doing his homework
  • She is doing her homework
  • It is doing her homework
  • We are doing our homework
  • You are doing your homework
  • They are doing their homework
Shortened forms–>I’m…., He’s….., She’s….., It’s……, We’re….., You’re….., They’re……

NEGATIVE FORM

  • I am not doing my homework
  • He is not doing his homework
  • She is not doing her homework
  • It is not doing her homework
  • We are not our homework
  • You are not doing your homework
  • They are not vdoing their homework
Shortened forms–>I’m not….., He isn’t….., She isn’t,….. It isn’t……, We aren’t……., You aren’t…….They areen’t……..

QUESTION FORM

These are YES/NO questions

  • Am I doing my homework? Yes, you are, No, you aren’t
  • Is he doing his homework? Yes, he is / No, he isn’t
  • Is she doing her homework? Yes, she is / No, she isn’t
  • Is it doing its homework? Yes, it is / No, it isn^t
  • Are we doing our homework? Yes we, are / No we aren’t
  • Are you doing your homework? Yes, I am, / No, I’m not
  • Are they doing their homework? Yes, they are / No, they aren’t

With Wh_ Question words

  • What are you reading? ->I am reading my book.
  • Why are you reading?  ->I am reading because I want to learn.
  • Who is reading? -> Ali is reading.
  • Where are you reading? ->I am reading in my bedroom.
  • When are you reading? ->I am reading at the moment.
  • How are you reading? ->I am reading by my glasses.

Time expressions

now, at the moment, for the time being etc.

  • She is reading now..
  • They are writing at the moment.
  • He is shouting us for the time being.

 

Simple Present Tense

Simple present tense tell us events that are always true

POSITIVE FORM

  • I get up early
  • We get up early
  • You get up early
  • They get up early
  • He gets up early
  • She gets up early
  • It gets up early

After third person singulars (he, she, it) verbs takes -s

NEGATIVE FORM

  • I don’t get up early
  • We don’t get up early
  • You don’t get up early
  • They don’t get up early
  • He doesn’t get up early
  • She doesn’t get early
  • It doesn’t get up early

After I, we, you, they -don’t and base form of the verb and after he, she, it -doesn’t and base form of the verb

QUESTION FORM

  • Do I get up early? Yes, I do /Yes I get up early every morning
  • Do you get up early No, I don’t /No I don’t get up early every morning.
  • Do they get up early? Yes, they do /No, they don’t
  • Do we get early? Yes, we do / No, we don’t
  • Does he get up early? Yes, he does / No, he doesn’t
  • Does she get up early? Yes, she does / no, she doesn’t
  • Does it get up early? Yes, it does / no, it doesn’t

Before I-we-you-thet we put -do and before he-she-it we put does and verb is alwasy in the base form in negatives and questions

Wh_question words

  • What do you do every morning? -> I get up early.
  • When do you get up early? ->I get up early every morning.    etc

 

 

TIME EXPRESSIONS

every day(week/month/year

always/usually/generally etc.

 

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