THE PRESENT SIMPLE and The SimpsonsHi! I’m Snowball 2, the Simpsons’cat. I sometimes play with a ballbut I don’t do much exercise… thesofa is my favourite place!! But….Do you know the Simpsons? Let meintroduce them…
THE PRESENT SIMPLE and The SimpsonsHomer is the father. He’s36 years old. He lovesdonuts and drinks Duffbeer. He works at theSpringfield NuclearPower Plant but hedoesn’t like it!!
THE PRESENT SIMPLE and The SimpsonsMarge is the mother.She’s 34 and she is ahousewife. She usuallydoes the shopping and allthe housework. Shedoesn’t like flying.
THE PRESENT SIMPLE and The SimpsonsBart is the son. He’s 10. Hedoesn’t like studying, often playspranks on others and says “Ididn’t do it!!!”
THE PRESENT SIMPLE and The SimpsonsLisa is one of Bart’ssisters. She’s 8 andshe’s very intelligent.She loves reading andplaying saxophone. Shedoesn’t like meat… she’sa vegetarian.
THE PRESENT SIMPLE and The Simpsons Maggie is 1 year old. She’s the baby. She still sucks on her pacifier. She doesn’t walk but she usually goes everywhere with her mother..
THE PRESENT SIMPLE and The SimpsonsSanta’s Little Helper is the dog. Hefetches the paper and destroys it anddoesn’t mind sharing the sofa withme. He loves playing with Bart andLisa.
THE PRESENT SIMPLE and The Simpsons They live in Springfield. They are yellow and have got big eyes and small ears!!!Do you like them??? Are you fans?? GREAT!! www.thesimpsons.com/characters/home.htmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_characters_in_The_Simpsons
THE PRESENT SIMPLE1.Read the following examples :.“Marge usually does the shopping and all the housework...”.“I don’t do much exercise.”. “Bart is the son.”.Many kids watch The Simpsons.1.1. And now choose the right answer (s):We use the Present Simple to talk about:a) things that are happening nowb) regular habits and routinesc) things that are always trued) the paste) who we are
THE PRESENT SIMPLE2. Read the examples and complete the rules using the words given (Lê os exemplos e completa as regras usando as palavras dadas): do Infinitivo don’ta) I love the Simpsons. (afirmativa) I/you /we/ they + verbo no________b) We don’t usually watch “The Simpsons”. (negativa) I/you /we/ they + ________+ (usually…) + verbo no infinitivoc) Do you know the Simpsons?? (interrogativa) Where do they live?? (interrogativa)(Where…+) ______+ I/you /we/ they+ verbo no infinitivo
THE PRESENT SIMPLE3. Read the rules (3RD PERSON SINGULAR) and complete the examples (Lê as regras -3ª pessoa do singular- e completa os exemplos):A) Lisa often _______ (play) the saxophone. (afirmativa)He/she/it + (often…)+ verbo + s /es /ies*b) Bart ______ _______ (not/ like) school. (negativa)He/she/it + doesn’t + verbo no infinitivoc) 1. _______ Santa’s Little Helper ________(eat) fish? (int.) No, it doesn’t. 2. Where _______ it usually _______(play)?? (interrogativa)(Where…+) does + he/she/it + (usually…) + verbo no infinitivo*verbos terminados em –o, -s, -sh, -ch, -ss →VERBO +-ES; verbos terminados com consoante+ y → VERBO sem o “Y”+ IES
THE PRESENT SIMPLEGrammar exercises:A. Complete the table: watch play wear watch AFF. I/you/ don’t play NEG.we/ they Do (I, you, we INT. they)wear? He/she/it wears AFF.(3ª pessoado singular) doesn’t play NEG. Does (he/she/it) INT. watch?
THE PRESENT SIMPLEB.Choose the suitable verb and complete the text : grabs studies have doesn’t like is are get up prefers go goes Today 1) IS a sunny day in Springfield. Bart and Lisa 2)________ early, 3)__________ breakfast and 4)___________ to school. Lisa reads and 5)__________ hard but Bart 6)________ playing. He 7)____________ Mrs Krabappel’s classes…. Ring!!!!…. Classes 8)_______ over!!! Bart 9)___________ his skateboard and there he 10)___________….
THE PRESENT SIMPLEC. Write the sentences in the affirmative(+), negative(-) and/or interrogative (?):e.g.: Bart rides his bike every day (+) Bart doesn’t ride his bike every day. (-) Does Bart ride his bike every day? (?)1. Homer and Barney drink beer._____________________________________(-)_____________________________________(?)2. Milhouse doesn’t have many friends._____________________________________(+)_____________________________________(?)3. Does Marge usually wash the dishes?_____________________________________(+)_____________________________________(-)