The simple present tense expresses a general truth or a customary action.

Uncle Joe wears glasses

The sun rises in the east

Ducks love water

The children go to school by bus

Spelling of 3rd person singular for verbs ending in:


Mary enjoys singing.
Peter sometimes lends me his bike.
Cows eat grass.
Monkeys like bananas.
Tom collects stamps.
The earth goes around the sun.