We have used Simple Present Tense to describe ourselves and others and to tell our or their daily routine. Now let us use the same tense to describe different things.
Let us describe a classroom.
This is a classroom. There is a white board on the front wall. A wall clock hangs above the board. The wall on the left has two windows. There is a world map on the right wall. There are three rows of desks and chairs. There are nine students and one teacher in the classroom.
Now let us describe a peacock!
This is a Peacock. It has a bright dark blue neck. It’s legs are long and it has a crown over it’s head. It has bright green tail feathers dotted with eye markings of various colors like blue, gold and green . The tail feathers are amazingly long and beautiful. Peacock is very happy when it rains. It then spreads it’s wings and makes a magnificent fan that reaches across the bird’s back and touches the ground on either side. This spectacular peacock dance is a treat to our eyes. Peacock is our national bird. It is one of the largest flying birds. Peacocks eat plants as well as animals.
Here comes Mumbai, the city of skyscrapers.
Mumbai is a densely populated city on India’s west coast. It is the capital of Maharashtra. It is a financial center and also India’s largest city. On the Mumbai Harbour waterfront stands the iconic Gateway of India. Landmark British colonial buildings like Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus and Mumbai high court add to Mumbai’s beauty. There are many skyscrapers in Mumbai. Most of the skyscrapers are residential. Mumbai is the heart of Bollywood film Industry. It is hometown of many Bollywood as well as business celebrities.
Notice the verbs in the descriptions. Is, hangs, has, are, spreads, makes, touches, eats, stands and add. They all are in Simple Present Tense.
Now try to describe animals, birds, places or things of your choice using Simple Present Tense.
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