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Presentation About Present Simple

  1. 1. Simple Present Tense
  2. 2. The usage of Simple Present Tense <ul><li>Everyday activities: What do you do every day? </li></ul><ul><li>habits </li></ul><ul><li>General truths </li></ul>
  3. 3. If the subject of the sentence is : I – we – you – they <ul><li>Use the first conjugation of the verb without any addition. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>1- I go to school early. </li></ul><ul><li>2- We live in Cairo. </li></ul><ul><li>3- They speak English very well. </li></ul><ul><li>4- You like ice cream. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Third Person <ul><li>He / She / It </li></ul><ul><li>Singular subject (my friend, my mother, a doctor) </li></ul><ul><li>Verb + s </li></ul><ul><li>works, talks, speaks </li></ul>
  5. 5. Spelling rules: Third person verbs in simple present tense <ul><li>teach </li></ul><ul><li>research </li></ul><ul><li>wash </li></ul><ul><li>push </li></ul>
  6. 6. Third Person Spelling Rules <ul><li>pass </li></ul><ul><li>fix </li></ul><ul><li>wax </li></ul><ul><li>Rule 1: verbs ending in –ch, -sh, -ss, and –x + es </li></ul>
  7. 7. Third Person Spelling Rules <ul><li>fly </li></ul><ul><li>dry </li></ul><ul><li>try </li></ul><ul><li>study </li></ul><ul><li>Rule 2: final consonant + y -> </li></ul><ul><li>- y + ies </li></ul>
  8. 8. What about you? <ul><li>Ask and answer these questions with your online course mates: </li></ul><ul><li>What does your mother do? </li></ul><ul><li>Where does your father work? </li></ul><ul><li>What time do you get up everyday? </li></ul>
  9. 9. What about you? <ul><li>What do you like to do in your free time? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you exercise? What exercises do you do or what sports do you play? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Negatives in simple present tense <ul><li>I / you / we / they </li></ul><ul><li>Plural subject (the workers, the people) </li></ul><ul><li>+ do not (don’t) + verb </li></ul><ul><li>He / she / it </li></ul><ul><li>Singular subject </li></ul><ul><li>+ does not (doesn’t) + verb (no –s) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Questions in Simple Present Tense <ul><li>Change these statements to questions: </li></ul><ul><li>I work. </li></ul><ul><li>I like my job. </li></ul><ul><li>They have benefits. </li></ul><ul><li>We have a nice boss. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Questions in Simple Present Tense <ul><li>Change these statements to questions: </li></ul><ul><li>She has a lot of experience. </li></ul><ul><li>He drives to his work. </li></ul><ul><li>The new student comes early. </li></ul><ul><li>Your friend talks to you. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Questions in Simple Present Tense <ul><li>Do + I / you / we / they + verb + ? </li></ul><ul><li>Does he / she / it + verb + ? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Any questions?
  15. 15. Time to write a paragraph <ul><li>Now I will show you some pictures. Write a paragraph of 6 – 10 sentences describing the actions of the people in the picture. Hurry up!! Post the paragraph to my wiki. </li></ul><ul><li>Use simple present tense verbs (affirmative and negative). </li></ul>

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