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PRESENT SIMPLE
Form Form Form Form
Positive form: Subject + verb 1 (present form) Subject + verb 1 (present form) Subject + verb 1 (present form) Subject + verb 1 (present form)
Negative form: Subject + do/does + not + verb 1 Subject + do/does + not + verb 1 Subject + do/does + not + verb 1 Subject + do/does + not + verb 1
Question form: Do/Does + subject + verb 1? Do/Does + subject + verb 1? Do/Does + subject + verb 1? Do/Does + subject + verb 1?
]H H t (he, she, it) (he, she, it) (he, she, it) (he, she, it) U HHI. ! ]I
! - -- -s ss s U - -- -es es es es !!2 ! Ut


Usage Usage Usage Usage
Present simple is used to show/talk about:

a. a. a. a. Regular / routine activities or habits (that is the activities that you do
everyday or do repeatedly)

For examples,
She always gets gets gets gets up at seven.
He goes goes goes goes to school every day.
They clean clean clean clean their car two times a week.
S -- ! !] present simple ! ] H U UH U U
t ! ! !9 !|9 U! !9 !U !|

b. b. b. b. General truths or facts (that is something that is always true or something
that is true in general)



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For examples,
The water boils boils boils boils at 100 degree Celsius.
People always feel feel feel feel nervous before having job interview.
The sun sets sets sets sets in the west.
U --! !] present simple ! ] H U UH H !
(Facts)U !9 (General truths)

c. c. c. c. Permanent/long-term situations (that is something that is true for a long
time or permanently true)

For examples,
He works works works works for ANZRoyal Bank.
They live live live live in Kratie province.
He drives drives drives drives to school.
w -- ! !] present simple ! ]H U UH t
U t ! ! !9 H H !] U ! ! !9

H 9


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d. d. d. d. States (we normally use it with stative verbs)

For examples,
He likes likes likes likes going out in the evening.
IBM is is is is one of the largest computer companies.
Bopha owns owns owns owns an art gallery in Phnom Penh.


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u -- ! !] present simple H Ut H ( Ut
!H t) ! ]H U UH t U.
2U H H t ......


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Present Simple
Present Continuous
Present Perfect Simple
Present Perfect Continuous
Past Simple
Past Continuous
Past Perfect Simple
Past Perfect Continuous
Future: WILL
Future: BE GOING TO
Future: OTHER FORMS
Future Continuous
Future Perfect Simple
Future Perfect Continuous