Present simple tense rules third person singular

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Present simple tense rules third person singular

  1. 1. Third Person Singular <ul><li>Most of the verbs take the letter “S” to form the third person singular. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Live = live s </li></ul><ul><li>Work = work s </li></ul><ul><li>Eat = eat s </li></ul><ul><li>Read = read s </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>2. Verbs ending in “sh/ch/o/x/ss” add “ES” to form the third person singular. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Teach = Teach es </li></ul><ul><li>Wash = Wash es </li></ul><ul><li>Go = Go es </li></ul><ul><li>Fix = Fix es </li></ul><ul><li>Kiss = Kiss es </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>3. Verbs ending in consonant + letter “Y” : </li></ul><ul><li>Change –y- to -ies </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Fly = fl ies </li></ul><ul><li>Cry = cr ies </li></ul><ul><li>Study = stud ies </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>4. Verbs ending in vowel + letter “Y”  add s </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>Play = play s </li></ul><ul><li>Stay = stay s </li></ul><ul><li>Say = say s </li></ul>
  5. 5. Complete the next sentences: <ul><li>He ______ (live) in Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>Luisa _________ (study) medicine in Canada. </li></ul><ul><li>Carlos _______ (swim) in a big swimming pool. </li></ul><ul><li>My mother _________ (teach) English. </li></ul><ul><li>His sister ______ (play) volleyball very well. </li></ul><ul><li>She ______ (take) a shower at 7:15 a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Her son ______ (like) Peruvian food. </li></ul><ul><li>My older brother ______ (work) in a Hospital. </li></ul>

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