Tenses (i) – simple present

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Tenses (i) – simple present

  1. 1. Tenses (I) – Simple present
  2. 2. Use General actions, events and states. E.g: - I have lunch with Peter every Saturday. - Ice melts at 0º. - I believe in you. Negative and interrogative sentences  auxiliary “do” (do/does) Signal words: • always • every (...) • often • normally • usually • sometimes • never • first • then • (...)
  3. 3. Use be have got
  4. 4. Affirmative formI travel  Verbs ending in ch / s /you travel sh / z / x  add –es.he/she/it travels E.g: watch – watches / kisswe travel – kisses / wish – wishesyou travel  Verbs ending inthey travel “consonant + y”  remove –y and add –ies. E.g: worry – worries  For can, might, may, must don’t add –s.
  5. 5. Negative form don’t / doesn’t. (subject + don’t / doesn’t + verb infinitive + ...) E.g: - I don’t travel very often. - He doesn’t travel very often (he/she/it  doesn’t)
  6. 6. Interrogative form Do / Does. (Aux. do or does + subject + verb infinitive + ...) E.g: - Do they travel alone? - Yes, they do. / No, they don’t. - Does she travel alone?  (he/she/it  Does) - Yes, she does. / No, she doesn’t.

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