Simple present, Present continuous

Simple present

When we talk about permanent situations, or about things that happen regularly or all the time, we usually use the simple present.

Simple present – Examples

Affirmative

I love chocolate.
You love chocolate.
He/She/It loves chocolate.
We love chocolate.

Interrogative

Do I like chocolate?
Do you like chocolate?
Does he/she/it like chocolate?
Do we like chocolate?

Negative

I do not like chocolate. / I don’t like chocolate.
You don’t like chocolate.
He/She/It does not like chocolate. / He/She/It doesn’t like chocolate.
We don’t like chocolate.

Simple present, Present continuous

Present continuous

We use the present continuous to talk about temporary actions and situations that are going on now.

Present continuous – Examples

Affirmative

I am playing. / I‘m playing.
You are playing. / You‘re playing.
He/She/It is playing. / He/She/It‘s playing.
We are working.
They are working.

Interrogative

Am I playing?
Are you playing?
Is he/she/it playing?
Are we working?
Are they working?

Negative

I am not playing.
You are not working. / You aren’t working.
He/She/It is not playing. / He/She/It isn’t playing.
We are not playing.
They are not working.


Simple present, Present continuous publicat: 2022-09-07T17:23:45+03:00, actualizat: 2022-09-07T18:15:07+03:00 by Gimnaziu.info