Present Simple

Sobat allenglish.info yang terhormat. Pada artikel-artikel sebelumnya kita sudah membahas penggunaan am, is dan are dalam bahasa Inggris, dan juga penggunaan present continuous tense. Dalam artikel ini, kita akan melihat penggunaan kata kerja simple present tense. Tenses ini sering ditemukan dalam kalimat-kalimat bahasa Inggris. Simple Present Tense digunakan untuk menyatakan hal atau sesuatu yang menjadi kebiasaan, peristiwa saat ini atau fakta umum.

simple present

Marilah kita lihat beberapa contoh penggunaan simple present tense :

  • She likes coffee
  • We read a lot
  • They see him

Adapun aturan penggunaan subjek dalam simple present tense adalah :

  • I/We/You/They   menggunakan  kata kerja bentuk biasa atau kata kerja pertama
  • He/She/It              menggunakan  kata kerja pertama + s/es/ies

Contoh :

  • I work in a bank. My sister works in a shop.
  • Jack lives in Liverpool. His parents live in Indonesia.
  • I have two brothers. She has one brother.

Contoh Kalimat Simple Present Tense :

  • I like oranges
  • The office open at 8 o’clock and close at 4.30
  • John works very hard. He starts at 7.30 in the morning and finishes at 7.30 in the evening
  • She loves reading novel
  • He runs every afternoon
  • Mr. Joko teaches English
  • Mr. Widodo has an English book
  • Jeff likes his job
  • She looks wonderful
  • The students ring the doorbell
  • Jeremy comes to school on time
  • Henry and Emily come to school on time
  • The cat sleeps on the sofa every day
  • I brush my teeth every morning
  • She brushes her teeth every morning

Selanjutnya, present simple juga sering ditambahkan dengan always, never, often, sometimes dan usually. Berikut adalah contoh pemakaiannya :

  • Linda always reads the newspaper in the morning
  • I usually go to work by motor cycle but sometimes I go by car
  • Victoria never eats dinner
  • We often talk to Mr. Sugeng
  • He plays the guitar
  • Mr. and Mrs. Smith live in a very big house
  • They love films
  • Emily speaks five languages
  • I often play football.
  • Paul washes his car twice a week
  • We always have dinner at 7.00
  • She always enjoys vacation
  • I usually watch television in the evening
  • We live in a big city

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