THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
(Affirmative)

She works on her basket after
dinner every day.
THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
AFFIRMATIVE: WORK

I
YOU

SHE
HE
IT

WE
YOU
THEY

WORK

WORKS

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.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.

push
sneeze
glorify
annoy
kiss
deny
marry









pushes
sne...
THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
(Interrogative)
DOES HE WORK AS A DOCTOR?

YES, HE DOES
THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE
INTERROGATIVE: WORK

DO

DOES

DO

I
YOU

SHE
HE
IT
WE
YOU
THEY

WORK?

WORK?

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

SHE
HE
IT

WE
YOU
THEY

DO NOT
DON’T

WORK

DOES NOT
DOESN’T

WORK

WORK

...
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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Simple present tense

  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 SHE HE IT WE YOU THEY WORK WORKS 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 fix watch wash go She dresses He fixes She watches T.V. She washes 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. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. push sneeze glorify annoy kiss deny marry        pushes sneezes glorifies annoys kisses denies marries
  5. 5. THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE (Interrogative) DOES HE WORK AS A DOCTOR? YES, HE DOES
  6. 6. THE PRESENT SIMPLE TENSE INTERROGATIVE: WORK DO DOES DO I YOU SHE HE IT WE YOU THEY WORK? WORK? 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 SHE HE IT WE YOU THEY DO NOT DON’T WORK DOES NOT DOESN’T WORK WORK DO NOT DON’T
  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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