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 (don’t) like chocolate.
– You don’t like chocolate.
– He/she/it does not (doesnt’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 (‘m) playing.
– You are (‘re) playing.
– He/She/It is (‘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 (aren’t) working.
– He/She/It is not (isn’t) playing.
– We are not playing.
– They are not working.


Simple present, Present continuous publicat: 2018-02-19T18:23:45+00:00, actualizat: 2018-02-19T19:36:08+00:00 by Gimnaziu.info