Simple Present Tense
Simple present tense verbs express actions in the present, express reoccurring or habitual actions, or indicate a general truth.
Research shows that one's level of education impacts his or her earning potential.
Tabitha eats healthily and exercises regularly.
He is the president of the company.
Kenyatta and Roberto are creative and funny.
Subject/Verb Agreement is important in the simple present tense. Singular nouns agree with singular verbs and plural or compound nouns agree with plural verbs.
singular subject singular action verb(singular action verbs end in s)
The child walks to school.
Elise plays basketball.
The student studies at the library every day.
plural subject plural action verb (plural action verbs do not end in s)
The children walk to school.
Elise and Jane play basketball.
The students study at the library every day.
singular subject singular linking verb(is)
The child is a walker.
Elise is excellent at basketball.
The student is a strong academically.
plural subject plural linking verb (are)
The children are walkers.
Elise and Jane are excellent at basketball.
The students are strong academically.
It is fast.
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