Identification of the Tense: - Happening of the event is not sure/definite. Ex:-
There is an element of uncertainty in all of the above given sentences.
Usage:- In simple present tense we usually use
In first sentence "Rajiv goes to School."Rajiv is singular noun carrying first form of the verb "go" with s and es attached to it.
In second sentence "We play football."We being a plural pronoun is carrying first form of the verb "play" without s and es attached to it.
In the third sentence "He does not study."Being a negative sentence having a singular noun does not is used is used with verb "study".
In fourth sentence" Do they live here."It is an interrogative sentence thus do(as pronoun is plural thus no s, es attached) is used before the pronoun along with the verb live.
I do not study.
We do not study.
You do not study.
He does not study.
They do not study.
Rohit does not study.
Boys do not study.
Do I study?
Do we study?
Do you study?
Does he/ she/ it study?
Do they study?
Does Rohit study?
Do girls study?
Do I not study?
Do we not study?
Do you not study?
Does he/ she/ it not study?
Do they not study?
Does Rohit not study?
Do girls not study?
to express habitual action.
This is the main use of tense.
The following adverbs or adverbial phrases are often used in this tense: Usually, generally, occasionally, rarely, always, often, sometimes, never, ever, on Sundays, once a week,/ month/ year etc.
to express general or universal truths.
to express a fact or something which is true at present?
to express future action planned in advance, especially concerning a journey or programme.
to introduce quotations with the verb ‘say’.
to express a past event in a dramatic manner.
in running commentaries on sporting events.
in exclamatory sentences beginning with ‘here’ and ‘there’.
in ‘Time Clauses’ and ‘Conditional Clauses’ in place of future tense.
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