It is used to tell current status of something



  1. He is an accountant
  2. They are lawyers
  3. We are friends
  4. She dances well
  5. I am a teacher
  6. He writes letters
  7. I speak Hindi



Hence, words in which 'is', 'am' and 'are'  are Simple Present

Also sentences in which first form of verb is used are Simple Present


dances, writes, speak

( Note : Sometimes we use s and some times we do not use s)


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Is, Am, Are Rules and Examples

This we have already learnt in Verbs







More Examples of Is, Am, Are



Now Lets learn the Other Types of Simple Present 

where we sometimes use 's' and sometimes do not with first form of verb.

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 16 years. He teaches Spoken English, Written English, Grammar and Vocabulary at Englishtan.