English Grammar Lessons

  Biscuit Trail: Home  Glossary of Grammatical Terms  Simple Present Tense

Simple Present Tense - Glossary of Terms

Simple Present Tense

Verbs describing actions in the present are said to be in the present tense.  The simple present tense is used for an action that is happening in the present.


Angela runs a youth club full of glue-sniffers.
Penny finds large mussels on those rocks all the time.

The simple present tense is one for four present tenses.  They are:
The 4 Present Tenses Example
simple present tense I go
present progressive tense I am going
present perfect tense I have gone
present perfect progressive tense I have been going


Associated pages:
Glossary of grammatical terms

Grammar Monster | Copyright Registration Number: 226604 | All rights reserved