TEACHER:  MARTÍN PIZARRO RODRÍGUEZ THE PRESENT SIMPLE
What  does Peter do? He works in a bank. What time does he start to work? He starts to work at eight o’clock every day.
<ul><li>We use the present simple for permanent states, for repeated actions and daily routines. </li></ul><ul><li>We form...
INTERROGATIVE  D o  I/ you / we /they  Does  he / she / it  I/  You / We / They  do not  don’ t He / She / It  does not  d...
<ul><li>SPELLING RULES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most verbs take  –s  in the third person singular. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Write the third person singular of the verbs in the list in the correct box. </li></ul>Dance, finish, study, open,...
Dance s Open s Pray s Put s Like s Say s Play s begin s Finish es Mix es Miss es Do es Catch es Wash es Watch es pass es S...
Peter  reads  an  e-mail.
Mr. Smith  writes   a  letter
Steven  teaches  English on Monday.
Miss  Montenegro  calls   to her boss every morning.
Mr Saavedra  talks  to his friend.
 
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  1. 1. TEACHER: MARTÍN PIZARRO RODRÍGUEZ THE PRESENT SIMPLE
  2. 2. What does Peter do? He works in a bank. What time does he start to work? He starts to work at eight o’clock every day.
  3. 3. <ul><li>We use the present simple for permanent states, for repeated actions and daily routines. </li></ul><ul><li>We form the present simple with the subject and the main verb. </li></ul><ul><li>We usually add an –s to the third person singular in the afirmative form. </li></ul><ul><li>In the interrogative and negative forms, we use the auxiliary verb do/don’t and does/doesn’t. </li></ul>PRESENT SIMPLE
  4. 4. INTERROGATIVE D o I/ you / we /they Does he / she / it I/ You / We / They do not don’ t He / She / It does not doesn’t NEGATIVE read? read AFFIRMATIVE I / You / We / They read He / She / It read s
  5. 5. <ul><li>SPELLING RULES </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Most verbs take –s in the third person singular. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I read – he read s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Verbs ending in –ss, sh, ch, x, and –o take – es </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I Ki ss – he Kiss es . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I bru sh – he brush es , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I tea ch – he teach es , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I fi x – he fix es , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I g o – he go es </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Verbs ending in a consonant + y drop the – y and take –ies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I t ry – he tr ies , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I f ly – he fl ies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Verbs ending in a vowel + y , simple take –s </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I bu y –he bu ys </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Write the third person singular of the verbs in the list in the correct box. </li></ul>Dance, finish, study, open, mix, pray, put, miss, like, dry, do, catch, wash, say, cry, copy, watch, play, pass, begin -s -es -ies Dances finishes studies ------------- -------------- ----------------- ------------- -------------- ----------------- ------------- -------------- ----------------- ------------- -------------- ----------------- ------------- -------------- ----------------- PRACTICE
  7. 7. Dance s Open s Pray s Put s Like s Say s Play s begin s Finish es Mix es Miss es Do es Catch es Wash es Watch es pass es Stud ies Dr ies Cr ies Cop ies
  8. 8. Peter reads an e-mail.
  9. 9. Mr. Smith writes a letter
  10. 10. Steven teaches English on Monday.
  11. 11. Miss Montenegro calls to her boss every morning.
  12. 12. Mr Saavedra talks to his friend.

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