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The simple present

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When do you use the simple present?

The simple present you use when talking about habits or regular actions:

The boys play football every day.
The boys play soccer every day. (Not just at this moment)

Vanessa often reads a book.
Vanessa often reads a book. (Not just right now)

Signal words of the simple present can be found here.

The form of the simple present

Very easily

At I, you, we and they (Personal pronoun) has that simple present same form as the basic form of the verb:

I live in London.
You live in London.
We live in London.
They live in London.

Hey, she and it

At he, she, it you put at the end of the verb -s at:

He lives in London.She lives in Berlin.

This also applies if instead of he, she, it for example names that belong to the third person singular:

Monica lives in London.My brother lives in London, too.

He, she, it - that -s must go!
This mnemonic will help you to think of the "s" in the third person singular.

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Irregular shapes in the simple present

Sibilants

If the verb ends in a sibilant, you hang on hey, she, it instead of that -s a -it at.

missLinda misses the bus.
washDavid washes his face.
watchHe watches TV.
mixEmma mixes her muesli with yoghurt.

Do and go

You also add he, she, it to the words do and go -it at.
doTom does his homework.
goShe goes to school.

Verbs ending in -y

When the verb ends -y ends, there is also an exception rule: If before the -y there is a consonant, that will be -y in the 3rd person singular too -ies:

hurryThe dog hurries to the door.
tidyHelen tidies up her room.
emptyDaniel’s father empties the dishwasher.


He usually watches TV.


Tom does his homework every day.


She tidies up her room in the evening.