The Simple Present Tense
1. He walks to school every day
2. Water freezes at zero degrees Celsius.
3. Mexicans take
a “siesta” after their midday meal.
4. I see a large house on the corner.
5. I know Mr. Jackson is a teacher.
6. Sally loves flowers.
7. I have a meeting next Wednesday.
8. “Here comes the Pitch; Jackson swings and
9. “So he stands up in the boat and waves his arms to catch our attention, causing himself and everyone
else in the boat to fall into the water.” He’s so crazy.
The Present Perfect Tense
1. I have been a teacher since 1972.
2. I have already seen that movie.
3. Pete has just finished
4. She won’t be satisfied until she has finished another chapter.
5. If you have done your homework,
you can watch TV.
The Present Progressive Tense
1. He is attending a meeting right now.
2. I’m studying English at the IELI.
4. He’s always complaining about that.
The Present Perfect Progressive Tense
1. I have been living in Dallas for 7 years now.
2. He has been walking to school for several years
3. I have been reading a book.