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What 🤔Is The Present 🙋‍♀️Tense? - Grammar For Kids

The present tense is used to explain 🗣 something that happens frequently🔄 or something that is happening 🗓now.

In this blog, we will learn about 2 ✌️types of present tense.

  1. Present Simple Tense ☝️

  2. Present Continuous Tense✌️

🤷‍♀️What is the present simple tense?🤷‍♀️

We can use the present simple tense to talk🗣🧏‍♀️ about routines – what we do🚿 🛁 every day 👩‍💻🏃or every week 🚴🏻 🏊 or how someone is 😃☹️😡 feeling.

What is the structure of a present simple tense sentence?

Subject + main verb

  • The boy is happy😄.

  • I walk🚶‍♀️ to school 🏫every day.

  • I do my homework ✍️every day.

  • I eat vegetables🥑 🥦 🥬 🥒 at dinner.

🤷‍♀️What is the present continuous tense?🤷‍♀️

We can use the present continuous tense to explain that something is 🚴 🍽 happening📚 now.

What is the structure of a present continuous tense sentence?

Subject + am/is/are + verb + ing

  • She is reading 📚 a book.

  • He is 🍽eating an🍎 apple.

  • We are making 🥩 🍗 🍖 dinner.

  • They are playing⚽️ football.

Let's practise!

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Download⬇️ this fun writing ✍️ worksheet and practise the present tense!

Present Tense Grammar Worksheet
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