Present All Tenses With Examples

January 9, 2018 Posted in: Education


Present indefinite tense

Rules

Affirmative sentences
Subject + v1 form (with s/es) + object.
Examples:
  1. He goes.
  2. I go.
Negative sentences
Subject + do/does + not + v1 form + object.
Examples:
  1. He does not work.
  2. They do not work.
Interrogative sentences
Do/does + subject + v1 form + object + sign of interrogation (?)
Examples:
  1. Do I serve?
  2. Do you serve?
Present continuous tense

Rules

Affirmative
Subject + is/am/are + v1 form + ing + object.
Examples:
  1. I am going.
  2. You are going.
Negative sentences
Subject + is not/am not/ are not +v1 from + ing + object.
Examples:
  1. You are not writing.
  2. We are not playing.
Interrogative sentences
Is/am/are + subject + v1 form + ing + object + sign of interrogation (?)
Examples:
  1. Is he sitting?
  2. Are you going?
Present perfect tense

Rules

Affirmative sentences
Subject + has/have + v3 form + object.
Examples:
  1. He has gone.
  2. They have gone.
Negative sentences
Subject + has not/have not + v3 form + object.
Examples:
  1. You have not played.
  2. We have not played.
Interrogative sentences:
Has/have + subject + v3 form + object + sign of interrogation (?)
Example:
  1. have you played?
  2. haas he played?
Present perfect continuous tense

Rules

Affirmative sentences:
Subject + has/have + been + v1 form + ing + since/for.
Examples:
  1. I have been reading a book since morning.
  2. He has been reading a book for two hours.
Negative sentences:
Subject + has/have + not + been + v1 form + ing + since/for.
Examples:
  1. You have not been reading a book for two hours.
  2. I have not been taking breakfast since 9 o" clock.
Interrogative sentences:
Has/have + subject + been + v1 form + ing + since/for + sign of interrogation (?)
Examples:
  1. Has he been writing a letter for two hours?
  2. Have you been writing a letter since morning?