THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
(Affirmative)
She works on her basket after
dinner every day.
THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
AFFIRMATIVE: WORK
I
YOU
WORK
SHE
HE
IT
WORKS
WE
YOU
THEY
WORK
3rd
person singular - spelling
1. In general, the third person singular is formed by adding an s to the
base verb.
work He...
What’s the 3rd
person singular?
1) push
2) sneeze
3) glorify
4) annoy
5) kiss
6) deny
7) marry
 pushes
 sneezes
 glorif...
THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
(Interrogative)
DODOESES HEHE WORKWORK AS A DOCTOR?
YES, HE DOES.
THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
INTERROGATIVE: WORK
DO I
YOU
WORK?
DOES
SHE
HE
IT
WORK?
DO
WE
YOU
THEY
WORK?
THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
(Negative)
HE DOESN’T WORK AS A DOCTOR, HE WORKS AS
A TAXI DRIVER.
THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
NEGATIVE: WORK
I
YOU
DO NOT
DON’T
WORK
SHE
HE
IT
DOES NOT
DOESN’T
WORK
WE
YOU
THEY
DO NOT
DON’T
W...
The Present Simple Tense
is used to describe:
1. Facts which are always true – general truths,
e.g. facts in science and g...
The Present Simple Tense
is used to describe:
2. Actions that happen regularly (Habitual
actions). A frequency adverb is o...
The Present Simple Tense
is used to describe:
3. Opinions, likes and feelings.
She likes making
snowmen.
THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
TIME EXPRESSIONS:
FREQUENCY ADVERBS:
ALWAYS, OFTEN, GENERALLY, USUALLY, NORMALLY, SOMETIMES, NEVE...
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  1. 1. THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE (Affirmative) She works on her basket after dinner every day.
  2. 2. THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE AFFIRMATIVE: WORK I YOU WORK SHE HE IT WORKS WE YOU THEY WORK
  3. 3. 3rd person singular - spelling 1. In general, the third person singular is formed by adding an s to the base verb. work He works 2. Verbs ending in ss, x, ch, sh, o add “es” to the third person singular. dress She dresses fix He fixes watch She watches T.V. wash She washes go It goes ! 3. Verbs ending in consonant + y, changes the y to i and add “es”. Consonant + y  i + es: cry – cries, fly – flies, terrify - terrifies
  4. 4. What’s the 3rd person singular? 1) push 2) sneeze 3) glorify 4) annoy 5) kiss 6) deny 7) marry  pushes  sneezes  glorifies  annoys  kisses  denies  marries
  5. 5. THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE (Interrogative) DODOESES HEHE WORKWORK AS A DOCTOR? YES, HE DOES.
  6. 6. THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE INTERROGATIVE: WORK DO I YOU WORK? DOES SHE HE IT WORK? DO WE YOU THEY WORK?
  7. 7. THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE (Negative) HE DOESN’T WORK AS A DOCTOR, HE WORKS AS A TAXI DRIVER.
  8. 8. THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE NEGATIVE: WORK I YOU DO NOT DON’T WORK SHE HE IT DOES NOT DOESN’T WORK WE YOU THEY DO NOT DON’T WORK
  9. 9. The Present Simple Tense is used to describe: 1. Facts which are always true – general truths, e.g. facts in science and geographical descriptions. Water freezes at 0 degrees. 0º
  10. 10. The Present Simple Tense is used to describe: 2. Actions that happen regularly (Habitual actions). A frequency adverb is often used. They usually take a walk with their son.
  11. 11. The Present Simple Tense is used to describe: 3. Opinions, likes and feelings. She likes making snowmen.
  12. 12. THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE TIME EXPRESSIONS: FREQUENCY ADVERBS: ALWAYS, OFTEN, GENERALLY, USUALLY, NORMALLY, SOMETIMES, NEVER. HE NORMALLY COOKS PASTA. OTHER TIME EXPRESSIONS: EVERY DAY, EVERY MONTH, EVERY YEAR, ON SUNDAYS, AT THE WEEKENDS ETC. MUSICIANS SOMETIMES WORK ON SUNDAYS.

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