myLesson 2: Uses of the Simple Present Tense

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How do we use the Simple Present Tense?

We use the simple present tense when:

(I) The Action Happens Habitually, in the past, present and future.

E.g. : John works as a taxi driver.

( It is John’s job to drive a taxi. He does it every day. Past, present and future.)

 

(II) The Action is General.

E.g. : Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak is the Prime Minister of Malaysia.

(It is a general statement that Dato’ Seri Najib Tun Razak is currently holding the position of Malaysian Prime Minister)

 

(III) The Statement is a Fact.

E.g. : The Moon goes aroud the Earth.

(It is a fact)

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