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Third Singular Person. genesisortizf

  1. 1. Universidad Tecnológica Oteima Profesorado en Media Diversificada Evaluación de Aprendizaje Aplicando Tecnologiá Educativa Micro Class: Third Singular Person Presented by: Genesis Ortiz Fuentes Date: 24/8/2013
  2. 2. Third-Person, Singular, Simple Present  What is it?  Under very special circumstance, verbs in English take an extra "-s" suffix:  Verbs take the "-s" suffix when the Subject...  ...is Third Person,  ...is Singular, and  ...is acting in the Simple Present.
  3. 3. Third Singular Person  For example: He walks to the park daily. The Subject (Subject Pronoun "He") is Third Person, Singular, and acting in the Simple Present.
  4. 4. Concepts: Third Person (Person) There are THREE possible parties to a conversation: The person speaking: First Person The person being spoken to: Second Person Some other person not in the conversation: Third Person
  5. 5. Concepts: Simple Present (Tense/Aspect) The Simple Present is not really about the present, and it's actually not all that simple! Much of the time, it's used to talk about a fact. For example, consider the two sentences in the previous section:  He has a dog. They have a dog.
  6. 6. Normally, you simply add an "-s" to the end of a verb to create the 3rd- Person/Singular/Simple Present rub rubs ride rides dream dreams see sees snow snows drink drinks sleep sleeps write writes
  7. 7. If a verb ends with -sh, -ch, -ss, or -x you add an -es to the end of the verb. push pushes teach teaches kiss kisses fix fixes
  8. 8. Pronunciation of Third Person Singular  Note: The letters between the slash marks / / refer to sounds, not to spelling. 1. The -(e)s of the simple present tense is pronounced as /z/ after a voiced sound, except /z/, /zh/, and /j/. The voiced sounds are sounds that are produced by vibration of the vocal chords. The voiced sounds in English are: a. All vowels b. /b/, /g/, j sound (as in judge), /l/, /m/, /n/, /r/, voiced th (as in bathe), /v/, ng (as in bang), zh sound (as in measure), z sound (as in buzz)  Examples: plays, sees, goes, robs, hangs, calls, rams, learns, blurs, clothes, receives
  9. 9. Pronunciation of Third Person Singular 2. The -(e)s of the simple present tense is pronounced as /s/ after a voiceless sound, except /s/, /sh/, and /ch/. The voiceless sounds are sounds that are produced with no vibration of the vocal chords. The voiceless sounds in English are: a. /f/, /k/, /p/, /s/, voiceless th (as in with), ch (as in watch), sh (as in wash). Examples: laughs, talks, stops
  10. 10. Pronunciation of Third Person Singular 3. When a word ends in /s/, /sh/, /ch/, /z/, /j/ the -es is pronounced as a separate syllable: /ɪz/. Therefore, if a verb ends in one of these sounds, the present tense will have one more syllable than the simple form. Examples: fix (1 syllable)-->fixes (2 syllables)  kiss (1 syllable)-->kisses (2 syllables)  wash (1 syllable)-->washes (2 syllables)  watch (1 syllable)-->watches (2 syllables) damage (2 syllables)-->damages (3 syllables) memorize (3 syllables)-->memorizes (4 syllables) exercise (3 syllables)-->exercises (4 syllables)
  11. 11. Grammar 5 Phonetic 3 Class Participation 2 Evaluation Card
  12. 12. As Conclusion… It has been a pleasure for me to explain you a little more about the Third Singular Person, its rules, pronunciations and grammar. I hope that you can improve your English skills. “English is for Life” Enjoy it people!

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