Simple Present Tense

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  • 1. SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE
  • 2. Let’s look at some examples. Do you know when we use simple present tense?
  • 3. Banker’s Wife’s Blues •Where does John live? • He lives near the bank. •Where does he work? • He works at the bank. When does he work? He works all day and he works all night at the bank, at the great, big bank.
  • 4. •Where does he study? • He studies at the bank. • Where does he sleep? • He sleeps at the bank. • Why does he spend all day, all night, at the bank?
  • 5. Because he loves his bank. more than his wife and he loves his money more than his life.
  • 6. Example 1: gets Mary ____ up early every morning. does She ______ some exercises.
  • 7. Example 2: plays Simon _______ football after every day.
  • 8. We use simple present tense when we talk about ______________ . That’s things that habitual actions. regularly we do ____________.
  • 9. There are some more examples.
  • 10. Example 3 : eats Cats ___ fish.
  • 11. Example 4: The Earth rotates _______ around the Sun.
  • 12. Yes, we use simple present tense for things always true which are __________. Oh, you’re so smart! And how about these?
  • 13. I know. We use simple present tense for things that are _________ . true now
  • 14. Present Simple Tense I You We They get up have breakfast go to bed He She gets up has breakfast goes to bed at seven o’clock. at half-past seven. at nine o’clock.
  • 15. Rule 1 : I, You, We, They He, She, It Basic form of the verbs + s or es
  • 16. Rule 2: For third person singular form, verbs have to be changed as follows Verbs ending in –o, -s, -x,-ch,-sh Verbs ending in Consonant +y Add -es Remove y Add -ies