The Simple Present Tense
Simple present tense tells you that
something is always true or that
some action is done as a habit.
• The sun rises in the east.
• The man knocks on the door.
• We sing the national anthem every
Fill in each blank with a suitable
verb in the simple present tense
• He _______ to school everyday.
• The monkey _______ up the tree.
• John ______ in the pool every
• I ______ to be a famous singer like
• Mother ______delicious meals.
Simple Past Tense
• We use the simple past tense to talk
about things that happened in the
• You also use it to talk about things
that happened in stories.
• Dinosaurs lived millions of years ago.
• The wicked witch gave her a poisoned
• He swam in the pool yesterday
• I dreamt of a monster last night.