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N.M.K.G.Bandara
DEH/HNDE/PT/2014/075
1st Year - 2nd Semester
1
 Simple Present Tense is used to express
habitual actions.
 I read a news paper.
 She Speaks to someone
 He sleeps lat...
 We are using it in general truth
Sun rises in the East.
The moon rotates
Around the sun.
Flowers bloom
from the sun ...
Simple Present Tense is used exclamatory
sentences
 In exclamatory sentences beginning with here and there .They
express...
 Simple Present Tense is used in Vivid
narratives
 In Vivid narratives we use present tense sentences Some
times these t...
 Simple Present Tense is used To express
quotations.
 It is used to introduce quotations.
 “ As Robert Frost says…..
“A...
 Simple Present Tense is used To express
broadcast commentaries on sports events
 In broadcast commentaries on sports ev...
 For an action that has already been arranged
to take place in near future.
 I’m going to the cinema to night.
 My sist...
 Simple Present Tense is used To express For
temporary action
 For temporary action which may not the actually
happening...
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Nilakshi -Simple Present Tense

  1. 1. N.M.K.G.Bandara DEH/HNDE/PT/2014/075 1st Year - 2nd Semester 1
  2. 2.  Simple Present Tense is used to express habitual actions.  I read a news paper.  She Speaks to someone  He sleeps lately every night. 2
  3. 3.  We are using it in general truth Sun rises in the East. The moon rotates Around the sun. Flowers bloom from the sun shine. 3
  4. 4. Simple Present Tense is used exclamatory sentences  In exclamatory sentences beginning with here and there .They express what is actually taking place in the present.  There the baby cries!  There she comes with her pet!  Here comes the bus. 4
  5. 5.  Simple Present Tense is used in Vivid narratives  In Vivid narratives we use present tense sentences Some times these things happen unexpectedly.  Immediately the president hurries to the scene.  Enemies now rushes forward and deals heavy blow to the camp. 5
  6. 6.  Simple Present Tense is used To express quotations.  It is used to introduce quotations.  “ As Robert Frost says….. “A poem begins with joy and Ends with wisdom “  Keats says ….. “ A thing of beauty is Joy forever “ 6
  7. 7.  Simple Present Tense is used To express broadcast commentaries on sports events  In broadcast commentaries on sports events , the simple present is used instead of present continues.  “Mahela is winning the match” Hi Mahela wins the match  “He is getting a catch “ Ah ! He gets the a catch. 7
  8. 8.  For an action that has already been arranged to take place in near future.  I’m going to the cinema to night.  My sister is arriving  tomorrow .  He is participating for the competition next week. 8
  9. 9.  Simple Present Tense is used To express For temporary action  For temporary action which may not the actually happening at the time of speaking. Some times we are doing the action for two , three days.  I'm reading “Desert Flower “.  We are practicing for the English Day. 9
  10. 10. ~~The End~~ 10

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