Simple Present Tense
When do we use it?   When we talk about things that happend    repeatedly or habitually     Jose gets up at 6 oclock ever...
When do we use it?   When we talk about permanent situations     Jose works in a bank     I live in Cancun   To give ins...
When do we use it?   To indicate general truths, facts and scientific    laws      The Earth is spherical.      My birthd...
   To form the Present Simple Tense we use the    verbs base form (go, work, speak, study).   In 3rd person singular (he...
Affirmative form   I/you/we/they     work , simple form of verbs   He/she/it         work, add s or es to the end       ...
Negative form   I/you/we/they    Do not      / dont   He/she/it         Does not   / doesnt   I dont work   He doesnt ...
Interrogative form    Do I/you/we/they      verb in simple form ?    Does he/she/it        verb in simple form ?   Do you...
Special notes   If verb ends with ss, sh, ch, x, o   add es    kiss kisses, finish finishes, watch watches,    mix mixes,...
Exercises   Put the verb into the correct form    I (to like) ____________lemonade very much.    The girls always (to lis...
Exercises   Make negative sentences    My father makes breakfast.______________________    They are eleven.______________...
Exercises   Make questions    you / to speak / English_________________________  when / he / to go / home________________...
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Simple present tense

  1. 1. Simple Present Tense
  2. 2. When do we use it? When we talk about things that happend repeatedly or habitually Jose gets up at 6 oclock every morning He always forgets his keys When we talk about people or things in general Nurses work in hospitals Soccer is a very popular sport in Mexico
  3. 3. When do we use it? When we talk about permanent situations Jose works in a bank I live in Cancun To give instructions Pour all ingredients into a mixing bowl and mix until smooth
  4. 4. When do we use it? To indicate general truths, facts and scientific laws The Earth is spherical. My birthday is in May. When we talk about travel plans and timetables The english course starts at 3 PM.
  5. 5.  To form the Present Simple Tense we use the verbs base form (go, work, speak, study). In 3rd person singular (he, she, it), the base form of the verb takes -s/es. Auxiliary verbs "be," "do," "have", which can also be used as main verbs.
  6. 6. Affirmative form I/you/we/they work , simple form of verbs He/she/it work, add s or es to the end of verb go goes have has watch watches do does play plays are is study studies
  7. 7. Negative form I/you/we/they Do not / dont He/she/it Does not / doesnt I dont work He doesnt work
  8. 8. Interrogative form Do I/you/we/they verb in simple form ? Does he/she/it verb in simple form ? Do you like mexican food ? Yes, i do. / No, i dont Does he like mexican food ? Yes, he does. / No, he doesnt.
  9. 9. Special notes If verb ends with ss, sh, ch, x, o add es kiss kisses, finish finishes, watch watches, mix mixes, go goes If verb ends with consonant + y . change y with i and add es study studies copy copies
  10. 10. Exercises Put the verb into the correct form I (to like) ____________lemonade very much. The girls always (to listen) _________to pop music. Janet never (to wear) __________jeans. Mr Smith (to teach) ___________Spanish and French. You (to do) __________your homework after school.
  11. 11. Exercises Make negative sentences My father makes breakfast.______________________ They are eleven.______________________________ She writes a letter. ____________________________ I speak Italian. _______________________________ Danny phones his father on Sundays. _____________
  12. 12. Exercises Make questions you / to speak / English_________________________ when / he / to go / home________________________ they / to clean / the bathroom ___________________ where / she / to ride / her bike ___________________ Billy / to work / in the supermarket ______________

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