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Simple present tense

  1. 1. Simple Present Tense
  2. 2. Simple Present Tense:Uses Everyday activities: What do you do every day? Routines, habits General truths
  3. 3. What do these people do?
  4. 4. bake
  5. 5. cut / style hair
  6. 6. build
  7. 7. deliver
  8. 8. draw / design
  9. 9. drive
  10. 10. fix / repair plumbing,appliances
  11. 11. fly
  12. 12. garden
  13. 13. guard
  14. 14. manage / supervise
  15. 15. paint
  16. 16. use a computer / program
  17. 17. answer telephone, type, file,take messages
  18. 18. sell
  19. 19. serve, help customers
  20. 20. teach
  21. 21. research, do experiments
  22. 22. wash dishes
  23. 23. clean, wax
  24. 24. weld
  25. 25. Third Person He / She / It Singular subject (my friend, the boss, a co-worker) Verb + s Goes, works, talks, does, speaks
  26. 26. Spelling rules: Third person verbs in simple present tense1. teach research wash push
  27. 27. Third Person Spelling RulespassfixwaxRule 1: verbs ending in –ch, -sh, -ss, and –x + es
  28. 28. Third Person Spelling Rules1. fly dry try studyRule 2: final consonant + y ->- y + ies
  29. 29. What about you? Ask and answer these questions with a classmate: What time do you get up in the morning? I get up at … What time do you go to bed? How many hours do you sleep per night? Do you eat breakfast? What do you usually have?
  30. 30. What about you?1. What do you like to do in your free time?4. Do you exercise? What exercises do you do or what sports do you play?
  31. 31. What about you?1. What chores do you do in your household?5. What do you do at your job?
  32. 32. Find and correct the mistakes:1. I’m work for a very good company, and I also student at MiraCosta College.2. The manager talkes with all employees once a week.3. The manager and I has a meeting today.4. The company’s profits looks good.5. The technician fixxes any computer problems we have.6. Everybody working hard every day, and company morale is high.7. The people in this company really likes working here.
  33. 33. Negatives in Simple PresentTense Change these to negative:2. I work.3. I like my job.4. They have benefits.5. We have a nice boss.
  34. 34. Negatives in Simple PresentTense Change these to negative:2. She has a lot of experience.3. He drives to his work.4. The new employee comes early.5. My co-worker talks to me.
  35. 35. Negatives in simple presenttense1. I / you / we / they Plural subject (the workers, the people) + do not (don’t) + verb4. He / she / it Singular subject + does not (doesn’t) + verb (no –s)
  36. 36. Questions in Simple PresentTense Change these statements to questions:3. I work.4. I like my job.5. They have benefits.6. We have a nice boss.
  37. 37. Questions in Simple PresentTense Change these statements to questions:2. She has a lot of experience.3. He drives to his work.4. The new employee comes early.5. Your co-worker talks to you.
  38. 38. Questions in Simple PresentTense Do + I / you / we / they + verb + ? Does he / she / it + verb + ?
  39. 39. Any questions?
  40. 40. Time to write a paragraph The instructor will show you a picture. Write a paragraph of 6 – 10 sentences describing the actions of the people in the picture. Use simple present tense verbs (affirmative and negative). Use a topic sentence and conclusion.

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