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Be + ing - Perfect - Perfect Be + ing - Impératif

Le Simple Present est le temps le plus employé en anglais. Il s'emploie pour parler d'une activité habituelle, d'une vérité scientifique, d'un état, ...
Il s’utilise souvent avec les adverbes always (toujours), often (souvent), usually (habituellement), regularly (régulièrement), everyday (tous les jours), …

ATTENTION: il ne faut pas oublier le (e)s de la troisième personne du singulier ! A la négation et à l'interrogation apparaît l'auxiliaire do, qui devient donc does à la 3° personne du singulier.
Il se conjugue de la manière suivante à la voix active pour le verbe 'work':

Forme affirmative Forme négative Forme interrogative
complète complète contractée affirmative négative contractée
I work I do not work I don't work Do I work? Don't I work?
he works he does not work he doesn't work Does he work? Doesn't he work?
we work we do not work we don't work Do we work? Don't we work?
you work you do not work you don't work Do you work? Don't you work?
they work they do not work they don't work Do they work? Don't they work?
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Pour la traduction du présent de l'indicatif français, il s'oppose souvent au Present Be + Ving  et parfois au Present perfect.

Voix passive :

Forme affirmative Forme négative Forme interrogative
complète contractée complète contractée affirmative nég.complète nég. contractée
I am called I'm called I am not called I'm not called am I called? am I not called? aren't I called?
he is called he's called he is not called he isn't / he's not called is he called? is he not called? isn't he called?
we are called we're called we are not called we aren't / we're not called are we called? are we not called? aren't we called?
you are called you're called you are not called you aren't / you're not called are you called? are you not called? aren't you called?
they are called they're called they are not called they aren't / they're not called are they called? are they not called? aren't they called?